In Chronological Order 2017:
April 8, 2017
- Seattle Magazine's Brunch Run
celebrates all the great brunch spots this great city has to offer. Earn your breakfast and run off the calories. Registration includes three free brunch bites and two drink tickets for the Mimosa and Bloody Mary Garden. Magnuson Park. Benefits Northwest Harvest. www.seattlemag.com/events/brunch-run-registration
April 21, 2017 - JavaJog for a Cause - Lake Union Park - In conjunction with the annual Expo of the Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA). 5K or 10K with coffee and sack races at the start! www.javajog.org
Run Like theWind Running Festival, taking place April 30, 2017, is a trail running festival amongst amazing views, and interwoven through the majestic wind turbines at Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility just outside of Ellensburg, WA. Distances include a 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. All on trail or gravel road. Views of Mt. Rainier, Adams and St. Helens on a clear day. Registration includes a tour of the wind turbines. Free massages, live music, beer, real food and a fun run for the kids. Benefits Washington Trails Association and Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance.
May 21, 2017 - Girls on the Run
is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The program is for 3rd through 5th grade girls in the Puget Sound Area. Their 5K is the girls "graduation" from the program but is open to the public. Come be inspired by the energy around you. All proceeds benefit Girls on the Run.
June 3, 2017- Be a hero for your health at this non-competitive 5K in lovely Bothell, WA. Get a high five from Blitz and create your own cape! www.healthpointchc.org
June 25, 2017 - The Defeat Multiple Myeloma 5K and 1 mile run/walk is a family friendly event that brings community together to support Multiple Myelomoa Research. Magnuson Park. www.defeatmyeloma.org
West Seattle Float Dodger - July 22, 2017- 9:30am, benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and West Seattle Food Bank. Outrun the parade floats of the West Seattle Summer Parade. Thousands of people cheering just for you. Flat, fast course along California Ave SW. Stay for the parade afterward! www.floatdodger5k.com
Lake Union 10K - August 13, 2017 7:30am. Join 5focus Movement Studio for the eighth annual Lake Union 10K run or walk along the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop Trail. Take in the wonderful views of Lake Union and Downtown Seattle along this historic trail. Race starts and finishes in Lake Union Park. After the race, enjoy a tasty breakfast from Portage Bay Cafe. Benefits Girls on the Run of Puget Sound. www.lakeunion10k.com
Stroller Derby 5K - August 20, 2017 9:30am - The first ever Stroller Derby Seattle hits the streets on Sunday, August 20! Bring your kids, bring your strollers and start your day off running on a scenic 5K course through Marymoor Park along Lake Sammamish. At the finish line awaits fun and active family friendly activities including a free kids dash! - www.strollerderbyrun.com
Swim for Life - August 25, 2017 7:30am - A 2.5 mile or 1 mile swim at Seward Park benefiting BloodWorksNW. Conquer the peninsula and swim for life saving programs in blood donations and research. www.swimforlife.bloodworksnw.org
Run Scared 5K and 4K Walk - October 29, 2017 10:00am at Seattle's Seward Park with proceeds benefiting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Costume contest, free kids dash, candy corn tasting bar, pumpkin bread! www.runscared5k.com
November 23, 2017 - 9:00am - Seattle's best Thanksgiving Day tradition! Benefiting Ballard Food Bank. Start in the Sunset Hill neighborhood, wind your way a mostly downhill course, and finish at Golden Gardens. Family friendly! www.seattleturkeytrot.org