90 Days at a Glance Calendar

September 2014
Saturday, September 20
Army Base Race Half Marathon & Cadet 5K. Selah. 8 a.m. Course runs out to Yakima Training Center Army base., (509) 698-7300.
Brighter Futures 5K. Olympia. 8 a.m. 100% pure fun family-friendly “color” run for all abilities.
Columbia River 5K & 10K. Portland, OR. 10 a.m. Out-and-back on Columbia River Trail.
Columbia River Power Marathon, Half, 8K & 50K Ultra. Umitilla, OR. Crosses McNary Dam to run in OR & WA.
Cooks Hill Challenge 10 Miler & 5K. Centralia. 8 a.m. Beautiful rural scenery, 10 miler has two steep hills. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (360) 807-0577.
Crystal Mountain Sky Marathon. Crystal Mountain. 8 a.m. Challenge yourself to a tough alpine running experience.
Defender Donut Dash 5K. Seattle. 9 a.m. Walkers, leashed dogs and strollers welcome., (206) 713-0036.
FitOne Half Marathon, 10K & 5K*. Boise, ID. 7:30 a.m. Building healthier communities through fun; benefits St. Luke’s Children’s hospital.
Indian Summer Half Marathon* & 5K*. Richland. 8 a.m. Runs along the Columbia River trail.
Magnuson Series Family Fitness 5K, 10K, 15K & Du. Seattle. 10 a.m. Monthly series for health and fun, team option and kids’ dash.
Newport Autumn Bloom 5K & 10K*. Newport. 9 a.m. 10K is a second seed qualifying race for Bloomsday.
Rescue Run 5K & 10K. Arlington. 9 a.m. Arlington airport trail run benefits Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue.
River Run Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. Wenatchee. 9 a.m. Traffic-free course finishes at heart of Taste of the Harvest festival., (509) 387-0051.
Run 4 Refuge 2.6 Miler. Bellingham. 10 a.m. Run around Lake Padden.
Run Wild 8K & 5K*. Eatonville. 8:30 a.m. Forested paved trails through Northwest Trek Park; entry includes day pass and kids' dash., (360) 832-7189.
Sandblaster Extreme 5K. Kalama. Obstacle course run is local event; kids’ and dogs’ 1K.
Snoqualmie Ridge 5 Miler. Snoqualmie. 8:30 a.m. Challenging run through wooded trails.
Stampede over Stigma 5K. Seattle. 1 p.m. Help break the stigma against mental health issues., (206) 525-0648.
Station to Station 5K. Ferndale. Family event, benifits local police and firefighters’ funds.
Valleyfest Run for a Cause 5K & 10K. Spokane. 8:30 a.m. Starts and finishes at Mirabeau Point Park South Centennial Trail; kids’ dash.
Bellingham Traverse Multi-Sport Adventure Relay. Bellingham. Team or solo r, road b, trail r, paddle, trek.
Sunday, September 21
Fremont Oktoberfest 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. The ultimate beer run.
Monroe Stein Dash 5K. Monroe. 11:30 a.m. Run with a stein, fill it at the finish.
Round “About 5K”. Deer Park. 9 a.m. Course includes two roundabouts; strollers welcome.
Self-Transcendence 7-Hour Race. Seattle. 8 a.m. 1.36-mile loop through Magnuson Park, solo or relay., (206) 527-5099.
Team Ashlyn 5K. La Conner. 10 a.m. Moderately challenging paved course w/ 3 hills starts and ends at La Conner Elem. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Kirkland Tri. Kirkland. Solo and relay Sprint tri, Du, Aquabike, Try a Tri, and kids’ events.
Valleyfest Boat, Bike & Run Tri. Spokane. 1.5 mi. boat, 11 mi. b, 3 mile r.
Friday, September 26
Run from the Cops 5K. Mukilteo. Finish this nighttime run in 30 minutes or less to avoid the “Slammer.”, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Saturday, September 27
Autumn Leaf 5K, 10K & 1 Miler. Okanogan. 10 a.m. Courses are out-and-back., (509) 429-6685.
Bite of Broadview 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Meanders through neighborhoods and Interurban trail.
Care to Share 5K & 10K. Pullman. Out and back course starts at Bill Chipman trail., (509) 338-3227.
Chamna Chase 6K & 10K. Richland. 9 a.m. Race in Chamna Preserve sponsored by Nomad Trail Runners.
Cle Elum Ridge 50K & 25K. Cle Elum. 8 a.m. Beautiful scenery and challenging terrain, with an approx. 7,000 ft. elevation gain.
Dash for Disabilities 1K, 5K & 10K. University Place. 9 a.m. Safe course for all abilities., (253) 426-1867.
Fan of Spokane 5K. Medical Lake. 10 a.m. Benefits Law Enforcement Family Trust., (509) 477-1518.
Fly Like an Eagle 5K. Tumwater. 9 a.m. Peter G. Schmidt Elemntary; kids’ 1K.
Free to Breathe 5K*. Tacoma. 9 a.m. Flat and scenic course; 1 mile walk.
Grape Crush Rush 5K & 1 Miler. Kennewick. 8:30 a.m. Run through historic downtown.
Happy Girls Run Spokane Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. Spokane. 9 a.m. Scenic route includes mix of surfaces.
North County Wine Run Half Marathon & 9K. Battle Ground. Half marathon loop, 9K out-and-back, from Rusty Grape Vineyard.
Quilcene Half Marathon*, 10K* & 5K.Quilcene. Courses wind through forest and farmlands overlooking Quilcene Bay.
Round Lake 5 Miler. Camas. 10 a.m. Challenging, hilly trail through Lacamas Park.
Run from the Cops 5K. Renton.10 p.m. Finish this nighttime run in 30 minutes or less to avoid the “Slammer.”, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Run with the Chums 5K. Ferndale. 10 a.m. Free and fun; kids’.
Seattle AIDS 5K Run/Walk. Seattle. 10 a.m. Benefits Lifelong AIDS Alliance., (206) 323-WALK.
Spartan Beast 20K. Sun Peaks Resort, B.C. 30+ obstacles test resilience, strength and stamina.
Stomp out Abuse 5K. Spokane. 9 a.m. At Riverfront Park., 
Strides 5K. Kent. 9 a.m. Course runs along scenic Green River Trail, sponsored by Neighborhood House.
Summer’s End 10K & 5K.Covington. 10 a.m. Fairly flat, fast route; free kids’ 2K.
Tehaleh 5K, 10K, Marathon & Half. Bonney Lake. 9 a.m. Trails wind through pines, rocks, wetlands, meadows and forest; kids 1K.
Tough Mudder Saturday. Black Diamond. 10+ miles of vicious and muddy backwoods course w/ insane obstacles.
Wild Moose Chase 5K, 10K & 25K. Mead. 8 a.m. Trail runs start at Selkirk Lodge on Mt. Spokane.
Sunday, September 28
Bellingham Bay Marathon*, Half* & 5K*. Bellingham. Beautiful point-to-point course with “a touch of trail.”
BRRC XC 7 Mile. Spokane.
Duck Waddle 5K. Spokane. 12:30 p.m.
5K Bra Dash. Maple Valley. 9:40 a.m. Wear a bra outside your shirt; 100% of proceeds benefit NW breast cancer research.
Kilometers for Cancer 5K & 10K. Kenmore. 9 a.m. Flat and fast route along Burke Gilman trail.
Kirkland Oktoberfest 5K. Kirkland. 10 a.m. “Morgenfahrt” leaves from Marina Park, finishes in Biergarten.
Pawz by the Sea 5K. Langley. 9 a.m. Dog-friendly run on beautiful Whidbey Island.
Race for a Soldier Half Marathon & 2 Miler. Gig Harbor. Supports military personnel and their families; kids’ event too., (253) 851-2226.
Run of Hope 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Benefits pediatric brain tumor research; 3K walk.
Run2Educate Half-Marathon*, 10K* & 5K*. Auburn. 9 a.m. Mostly flat course features spectacular views of Mt. Rainer.
Serious About Fitness 5K. Redmond. 9 a.m. Hand-timed event w/ optional 15 minute fitness challenge post-race.
Spartan Sprint 5K. Sun Peaks Resort, B.C. 15+ obstacles test resilience, strength and stamina.
Tough Mudder Sunday. Black Diamond. 10+ miles of vicious and muddy backwoods course w/ insane obstacles.
Twin Towers Commemorative 5K. Spokane. 9 a.m. Run in Memory.
Wednesday, October 1
Youth XC 1 Miler. Olympia. 4:55 p.m. Free event.
Saturday, October 4
Apple Fun Run 5K. Onalaska. 9 a.m. Part of Apple Harvest Festival; 2 mile walk and kids’ mile. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ,
Baker Lake Ultra 50K. Concrete. 8 a.m. Out-and-back on forest trail.
Cat Running 5K. Redmond. Flat and fast course from Marymoor Park. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Celebrate Schools 5K. Lynwood. 8 a.m. Supports Edmonds’ School District, pet and stroller-friendly, kids’ run too., (425) 431-7263.
Colbert Autumn Classic Half Marathon. Colbert. 8 a.m. Hilly course on gravel and paved roads, early start available.
Dolphin Dash 5K. Port Orchard. 9:30 a.m. Sponsored by Sidney Glen Elementary PTA.
Fall Flash 10K & 5K. Moscow, ID. 9 a.m. Loop on paved and gravel roads, rolling hills.
Freedom 5K. Clarkston. 10 a.m. Sponsored by American Legions Post 246.
Harvest Classic 10K & 5K. Longview. 8:30 a.m. Runs along the lake, part of Cowlitz Valley Race Series; kids’ dash.
Leavenworth Oktoberferst Marathon* & Half*. Leavenworth. Beautiful course, part of Oktoberfest festivities.
The Neon Run 5K. 7 p.m. Tacoma. Epic lighting, neon, costumes and music to blow your mind.
New Heart 5K. Maple Valley. 9 a.m. Run through beautiful autumn scenery of Lake Wilderness.
Pirate Plunder Adventure Race. Yakima. 4+ miles of muddy terrain & 15+ obstacles.
Race for Education 5K. Bellingham. Starts and finishes at Civic Field, uses local trails., (360) 676-6470x4894.
Run from the Cops 5K. Puyallulp. Finish this nighttime run in 30 minutes or less to avoid the “Slammer.”, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Run Like a Girl Half Marathon. Bellingham. 9 a.m. All levels welcome, celebrations at each mile.
Self-Transcendence 2 Mile. Seattle. 8 a.m. Free monthly series, chart your progress; meet at Magnuson Park boat ramp. (206) 527-5099.
Silver Lake XC 5K & 10K. Maple Falls. 11 a.m. Challenging course w/ a “Killer Hill.”, (360) 305-3600.
Superhero Showdown 5K. Kennwick. Dress as your favorite superhero for this obstacle race.
Two Dam Punks 10K. Burnsville. 9 a.m. Hemlock Recreation Area; kids’ run.
Sunday, October 5
Burien Brat Trot 5K. Burien. Part of Oktoberfest activities, also Seize the Sausage 1 Miler for families.
Camp Sekani 5K & 10K. Spokane. 10 a.m.
Oktoberfest Northwest Stein Dash 5K. Puyallup. 11:30 a.m. Starts and finishes at fair grounds; finish boasts largest beer garden in Pierce county.
Olin Peach Fun Run 5K, 10K. & 1 Miler Spangle. 7:45 a.m. Entry includes brunch.
Portland Marathon* & Half*. Portland, OR. Popular event is packed with music groups, cheering teams, porta potties, aid stations, and photographers!
Rivalry Clash 5K & 10K. Redmond. 8:30 a.m. Husky vs. Cougar in an epic battle of fitness and pride.
Run the Bluff 10K & 5K. Magnolia, Seattle. 9 a.m. Great views; kids’ dash.
Run With the Fishes 5K*. Issaquah. 9 a.m. Flat and fast, sponsored by Rotary Club of Issaquah; kids’ 1K.
Seattle Run Series 5K & 10K. Seattle. 1stin series of 3 at Alki Beach Park.
Sekani Trail Run 5K & 10K.Spokane. 10 a.m. Dirt trail winds around natural rock formations and ponderosa pines; kids’ 1K.
Sporty Diva’s Half Marathon, 15K, 10K & 5K.Tacoma. 9 a.m. Chambers Bay Park.
Saturday, October 11
Accelerate the Pace 5K & 10K. Redmond. 8:15 a.m. Out-and-back in Marymoor Park; kids’ 1K.
Denali Dash 5K. Redmond. 10 a.m. Leaves from City Hall; kids’ 1K. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (206) 633-7888 x6.
Everyday Superheroes 5K. Bellingham. 10 a.m. Chip-timed road race helps caregivers in need.
Fall City Half Marathon* & 10K*. Fall City. 8 a.m. Fast and possibly the flattest course in Western Washington; kids’ 1K, (425) 922-5844.
Fall Fest 5K & 1 Miler. Soap Lake. 9 a.m.
Fall Fest Footrace 5K*, 10K* & 1 Miler. Richland. 9 a.m. Chip-timed.
Foster 5K. Seattle. 9 a.m. Chip-timed event at Rainer Vista, UW.
Lewis-Clark Half Marathon & 5K Fun Run.Clarkston. 9 a.m. Out-and-back course along Snake River.
Mount Vernon H.S. Band Aid 5K & 10K. Mount Vernon. 10 a.m. Out-and-back from Skagit Valley College., (360) 428-6100 x41217.
Rampage at the RAC 5K. Lacey. Obstacle course run with plenty of challenges., (360) 491-0857.
Rover Romp 5K & 3K.Auburn. 10:15 a.m. Part of “Barktober Fest.”
St. Edward Harvest Half Marathon & 10K. Kenmore. 9 a.m. Loop courses cover most of the park trails in “gem” of WA state parks.
Sunday, October 12
Biggest Loser Half Marathon, 5K & Kids’ 1 Miler. Seattle. Non-timed event for all levels, course runs along Lake Union.
Defiance 50K, 30K & 15K. Tacoma. 8 a.m. Loop course in Pt. Defiance Park.
Girlfriend’s Quarter & Half Marathons. Vancouver, WA. 9 a.m. Women-focused event benefits Komen Foundation., (360) 574-7292.
Great Columbia Crossing 10K*. Astoria, OR. 8:45 a.m. Run across the Astoria-Megler Bridge, challenging incline, great views.
Jog the Bog and Beach 10K & 5K. Grayland. 9 a.m. Run on flat roads, beach and cranberry bogs., (360) 268-9422.
Miles for Midwives 2.5 Mile Family Run/Walk. Seattle. 10 a.m. Un-timed course through Lincoln Park; kids’ dash.
Poulsbo Marathon*, Half* & 10K. Poulsbo. Hilly course, mostly paved; marathon relay and kids’ events.
Spokane Marathon*, Half & 10K. Spokane. Scenic and hilly; great aid station support, marathon relay.
Sun City Half Marathon* & Barry James Memorial 5K*. Yakima. Rolling courses run through orchards.
Victoria Marathon* & Half*. Victoria, B.C. Fast course and site of B.C. marathon championships; 8K and kids’ events.
Walla Walla Marathon, Half, 10K & 5K. Walla Walla. New single loop marathon course, others start and finish at Pioneer Park.
Washougal Dike Half Marathon, 7.1K & 5K. Camas. 10 a.m. Very flat.
Wednesday, October 15
Youth XC 1 Miler. Olympia. 4:55 p.m. Free event.
Saturday, October 18
Airport Run for Hope 5K & 10K. Arlington. 10 a.m. Benefits Housing Hope., (425) 359-0868.
Black Cat 5 Mile Fun Run & 2.5 Mile Family Dash.Tacoma. 6:30 p.m. A family-friendly event w/ costumes, prizes and a spooky course.
Chelan Chase 5K*.Chelan. 10 a.m. Benefits breast cancer treatment., (800) 4-CHELAN.
Coupeville Costume 5K & 1 Miler. 9 a.m. Lots of family Halloween fun.
Dallas Kloke Mt. Erie 3.6 & 2.5 Miler.Anacortes. 10 a.m. run. Road or trail to the summit of Mt. Erie; 1200’ elevation gain.
David Douglas/Burnt Bridge Creek 5 Miler. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. Out-and-back.
Dog Lake Marathon* & Half*. White Pass Ski Area. Cool weather fall marathon.
Ghostly Gallop 5K & 10K. Pullman. 10:30 a.m. Costume run along Bill Chipman Trail. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (903) 360-0262.
Lake Padden Trail Half Marathon.Bellingham. 9 a.m. Serves as USATF trail half national championships in 2014.
Run with the Kokanee 5K & 10K. Sammamish. 9 a.m. Flat course, mix of trail and paved paths.
Salmon Fest 5K. Silverdale. 9 a.m. Kids’ dashes too., (360) 692-6800.
The Salty Half Marathon. Seattle. 8:30 a.m. Out-and-back from Alki boatlaunch, 2.5 hour cut-off., (206) 355-2040.
Walla Walla Crush 5K, 10K & 1 Miler.Walla Walla. 9 a.m. Run through the vineyards, fun for all ages and abilities.
Zombie Fest Run to Survive. Vancouver, WA. 11 a.m. Choose to run as a zombie or a survivor; Ghouls for School event at 3.
Sunday, October 19
Dawg Dash 10K & 5K. Seattle. 9 a.m. Dogs welcome at U.W. event; individual and team competition., (206) 729-9972.
Ft. Steilacoom 50K, Marathon & Half, 10K & 5K. Lakewood. Fast, mostly flat trail courses, good support.
Haunted Hustle 10K & 5K. Puyallup. 9 a.m. Flat 5K, 10K is hilly and runs through Woodbine Cemetery.
Goblin Gallop 5K. Redmond. 9:30 a.m. Un-timed family event, including kids’ dashes, costumes encouraged.
Run, Walk & Roll 5K. Bellingham. 10:30 a.m. Celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
Saturday, October 25
AUSA EOD Warrior 5K. Olympia. 11 a.m. Two laps around Capitol lake.
Bodymechanics 5K. Tumwater.
Boogie Nights Dance Party 5K. Seattle. 5 p.m. Untimed 5K followed by 21+ dance/costume party.
CGRC Pumpkin Trail 5 Miler. North Bonneville. 9 a.m. Starts at Strawberry Island trailhead, costumes encouraged.
Freaky 5K*. Federal Way. 11 a.m. Runners receive a flag football capture flag – don’t let the zombies get it!, (253) 835-6900.
Halloween Run 5K & 1 Miler. Bremerton. 9 a.m. Kitsap Track Club event, kids’ dash. (360) 692-8994.
Haunted Hoquiam 2K, 5K & 10K. Hoquiam. Run, walk, or crawl!
Magnuson Series Halloween 5K, 10K & 15K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Monthly series for health and fun; October event includes 2-mile Dog Dash.
Marine Park Halloween Costume Run. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m.
Pullman Moose Monster Dash 5K. Pullman. 3 p.m. Un-timed out-and-back, costumes encouraged.
Sacks of Love 5K. Puyallup. 9 a.m. At Heritage Park, activities for whole family. FB page &
Sky Valley Classic 5K*, 10K & 1 Miler. Monroe. 9 a.m. Formally YMCA Fall Classic., (360) 805-1879.
Spooktacular Sprint 5K. Olympia. 9:15 a.m. Olympia’s first Haloween run starts and ends at Priest Point Park.
West Seattle Monster Dash. Seattle. 9 a.m. Double loop through Lincoln Park, kids’ dash.
Sunday, October 26
Cougar Mtn. 50K, 20 & 7.6 Milers. Bellevue. 8 a.m. Race caps the trail running series, but doesn’t count in total score.
Monster Dash 5K.Spokane. 10 a.m. In Manito Park, costume contest pre-event; kids’ dash.
Run Scared 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Celebrate Halloween with a “scary” run around Seward Park, costume contest and free kids’ dash.
Run Wild Whatcom Adventure Race. Bellingham. 9 a.m. Part race, scavenger hunt and route finding through Whatcom park; kids dash.
Seattle Run Series 5K & 10K. Seattle. 2ndin series of 3 at Alki Beach Park.
Snohomish River Run Half Marathon & 10K.Everett. 8:30 a.m. Flat and fast courses start and end at Rotary Park; chip-timing.
Spooky 12K. Port Gamble. 8:30 a.m. Trail race, costume prizes; kids miler., (360) 779-8757.
Tri-Cities Marathon* & Relay. Richland. 8 a.m. Flat and fast course runs through Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, crosses Columbia.
Friday, October 31
Night of the Running Dead 5K. Bellingham. 7 p.m. Urban “adventure run” leaves from Boundary Bay Brewing.
Saturday, November 1
Fircrest Watch Your Speed 5K*.Fircrest. 9 a.m. Mostly flat course w/easy downhill., (253) 238-4160.
In Unity We Run Marathon* & Half. Kent. 8 a.m. Out-and-back on the Green River trail.
Lewis River 5 Miler. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. Scenic and tree shaded trail run.
Self-Transcendence 2 Mile.Boat Ramp, Magnuson Park, Seattle. 8 a.m. Free monthly series, chart your progress. (206) 527-5099.
Sunday, November 2
Get Your Rear in Gear 5K.Redmond. 8:30 a.m. Benefits research and education for colon cancer; kids’ dash.
Klickitat Half Marathon & 5K. Klickitat. 10 a.m. Scenic, medium technical trails.
PurpleStride Puget Sound 5K. Seattle. Family-friendly event in Magnuson Park.
Turn Back the Clock Half Marathon, 10K* & 5K*. Lacey. 8 a.m. Celebrate the “extra hour” at Rainer Vista Community Park; 1 mile family run.
Saturday, November 8
Call of the Wild 50K, Marathon & Half.Bothell. Out-and-back on Sammamish River trail.
Carkeek Cooler 5K & 10K. Seattle. 9:30 a.m.Run on “rollercoaster” trails.
Fowl Fun Run 5K* & 10K*.Mount Vernon. 10 a.m.
Mud and Chocolate 4.5 Mile Trail Run.Redmond. Muddy course, chocolate at finish; “Chocoholics” can also run half on Sunday.
Mustache Dache 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Grow a stache, do the dache, support men’s health and party at the finish line.
North Kitsap Fishline Veterna’s Day 5K. Bainbridge Island., (360) 779-5190.
Sugar Rush 5K & 10K. Spokane. 9 a.m. Loop course on Centennial trail, chocolate reception at the finish.
Veteran’s Day 10K & 5K. Soap Lake.
Winter Pineapple Classic 5K.North Bend. First wave 9 a.m. Run w/obstacles on mixed terrain., (206) 628-0777 x104.
Sunday, November 9
Bellingham Trail Marathon.Bellingham. 9 a.m. Stunning mix of trail running may be toughest marathon in the state.
Mud and Chocolate Half Marathon.Redmond. Cruise wide dirt trails on way to a chocolate-themed finish area.
Sporty Diva’s 6.5 Miler & Half Marathon. Orting. 9 a.m. Trail run.
Saturday, November 15
Grand Ridge 5 Miler, Half Marathon, Marathon & 50K.Issaquah. 7:45 a.m. Nice double and single-track trails; sells out early.
Klineline 3 & 6 Milers. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. Out-and-back on Salmon Creek Trail.
Poultry Predictor 4 Miler. Redmond. 10 a.m. Top five runners closest to their predicted finish time win a turkey, no timing devices., (425) 556-2333.
Snoqualmie Ridge Turkey Trot 5K*.Snoqualmie. 9:15 a.m. Fee includes pancake breakfast; kids’ 1K.
Sunday, November 16
Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon* & Half*. Las Vegas, NV. Run “the strip” at night.
Seattle Run Series 5K & 10K. Seattle. 3rdin series of 3 at Alki Beach Park.
Saturday, November 22
CCR Turkey Trot 5K. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. Annual tradition for Clark County runners.
GBRC Turkey Trot 5K.Bellingham. 9 a.m. Register at Whatcom Falls Park main picnic shelters from 7:30-8:45; kids’ run @8:30 a.m.
Ft. Lewis Turkey Trot 10K & 5K.Ft. Lewis. 9 a.m., (253) 967-4768.
Hoquiam Turkey Trot 2K, 5K & 10K.Hoquiam. 9 a.m.
Seaport Striders 4 Mile Turkey Trot. Clarkston. 10 a.m. One-way run ends at Asotin H.S., rides back to start.
TriCities Jingle Bell 5K & 1K Kids’ Run.Richland. 10 a.m. Holiday-themed race benefits the Arthritis Foundation., (509) 315-9862.
White Salmon Valley Schools 5K Turkey Trot. White Salmon. 10 a.m. Sponsored by Whitson Elementary PTO.
Sunday, November 23
Green Lake Gobble 5K*, 10K, Kids’ Dash & Mashed Potato Munch Off.Seattle. 9:30 a.m. On the roads around Green Lake.
Hopelink Turkey Trot 5K. Kirkland. Kirkland tradition is fun for whole family., (425) 869-6000.
Thursday, November 27
Bainbridge Island Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Miler.8:30 a.m. Bainbridge Island. Family-friendly run benefits Helpline House.
Holmes Chiropractic Turkey Trot 10K & 5K.Gig Harbor. 8 a.m. Out-and-backs leaving from Skansie Brothers Park., (253) 858-5152.
Kennewick Turkey Trot 5K & 1 Miler. Kennewick. 9 a.m.,
Magnuson Series Thanksgiving Day 5K & 10K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Monthly series for health and fun, team option and kids’ dash.
Norpoint Turkey Trot 5K* Run & 2 Mile Run/Walk.Tacoma. 9 a.m. Run before you gobble, kids’ dash., (253) 305-1022.
Oly Trot 4 Miler. Olympia. 9 a.m. Bring two non-perishable food items, certified course in Heritage Park.
Ridgefield Walk for Water Turkey Trot 5K. Ridgefield. 8 a.m. Walker-friendly course. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (360) 225 0427.
Seattle Turkey Trot 5K.Seattle. 9 a.m. Supports the Ballard Food Bank.
Skamania’s Turkey Trot 5K.Stevenson. 8 a.m. Benefits local food bank, please bring cash or food donation.
Tacoma City Turkey Trot 5K*. Tacoma. 9 a.m. Course runs through Procter district; kids’ 1K.
Turkey Day 5K & 5 Miler.Redmond. 9 a.m. Come w/ best-dressed “turkey” legs, food donations accepted.
Turkey on the Run 12K & 5K. Wenatchee. 9 a.m. Family friendly event; kids’ races., (509) 387-0051.
Wattle Waddle Marathon & Half. Seattle. 8 a.m. Out and back on Burke-Gilman trail, leaving from Gas Works Park.
Saturday, November 29
Christmas at the End of the Road 5K.Winthrop. 1 p.m. Part of weekend long celebration.
Heritage Trail 3 & 7 Milers. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m.
Seattle Ghost Marathon*, Half* & 50K.Seattle. 6 a.m. Loop course leaves from Mt. Baker park, early start available.
Seattle Marathon’s 5K*.Seattle. 8:30 a.m. Downtown course is dog and stroller friendly; costumes encouraged for “Santa vs. Superheroes” theme.
Seattle Children’s Kids Marathon.Seattle. 10 a.m. Final 1.2 miles of marathon course after logging 25 miles pre-event.
Sunday, November 30
Amica Insurance Seattle Marathon* & Half*.Seattle. Scenic rolling course with views of downtown and Lake Washington.
Hot Buttered Run 12K & 5K.Vancouver, WA. 9:30 a.m. Family event includes kids’ run, beverages and holiday spirit.
Saturday, December 6
“Dream Big” Girls on the Run 5K. Seabeck. Wildcat Lake.
Fairhaven Frosty 5K & 10K.Bellingham. 10 a.m. 5K loop course, 10K is 5K repeat; kids’ dash 9:45.
Girls on the Run 5K. Mt. Vernon.
Ho Ho Hoquiam Dash 2K, 5K & 10K. Hoquiam.9 a.m. Moderate level course with hills.
Oso United Christmas 5K & 10K.Arlington. 11 a.m. Benefits mudslide recovery efforts.
Port Orchard Jingle Bell 5K.Port Orchard. 1:30 p.m. Benefits Arthritis Foundation, dress festive, kids’ 1K.
Rogers Reindeer Run 1K, 5K* & 10K*. Puyallup. 9 a.m. Heritage Rec Center.
Santa Run 5K.Clarkston. Out-and-back from Swallows Nest Picnic Shelter.
Self-Transcendence 2 Mile.Seattle. 8 a.m. Free monthly series, meet at Magnuson Park boat ramp. (206) 527-5099.
Skagit Jingle Bell 5K. Mount Vernon. 9:30 a.m. Holiday-themed run benefits Arthritis Foundation, kids’ 1K., (888) 391-9389.
Spokane Jingle Bell 5K*.Spokane. 10 a.m. Holiday-themed run is a Bloomsday second seed qualifier., (509) 315-9862.
St. Martin’s Jingle Bell Run 5K & 1.55 Miler. 9:30 a.m.Lacey.Run through campus.
Ugly Sweater Run 5K. Seattle. 11 a.m. Put on ugly sweater, run, enjoy hot chocolate, beer or hard cider at finish.
Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K & 10K.Ridgefield. 9 a.m. Bring 2 cans of food to donate, cocoa and cookies at finish.
New Balance Winter Grand Prix Two Miler #1.Magnuson Park, Seattle. 9 a.m. Must finish 4 of 6 events to qualify for awards.
Sunday, December 7
Grinch Trail Half Marathon & 5K.Gig Harbor. Costume prizes for “naughty” or “nice”; kids’ run.
Saturday, December 13
Bellingham Jingle Bell 5K. Bellingham. 9:30 a.m. Holiday-themed run benefits Arthritis Foundation, kids’ 1K.
Deception Pass 25K. Oak Harbor. 8 a.m.
Kent Christmas Rush 5K* & 10K*.Kent. 9:50 a.m. A holiday favorite for over 30 years., (253) 856-5050.
Lincoln School 4.3 Miler. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. Course runs through neighborhoods and Discovery Trail.
Sunday, December 14
Deception Pass 50K.Oak Harbor. 8 a.m.
Polar Skip & Dip. Ft. Lewis., (253) 967-4768.
Santa Runs Tacoma 5K & Kids’ 1K. Tacoma. 9 a.m. Run with Santa along Tacoma’s scenic waterfront; costume contest pre-race.
Seattle Jingle Bell 5K. Seattle. 8: 20 a.m. Holiday-themed run benefits Arthritis Foundation, kids’ 1K.
Saturday, December 20
Magnuson Series 5K & 10K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Monthly series for health and fun, team option and kids’ dash.
Pacific Park Runs. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. Course is 1.5 mile mostly unpaved loop, complete as many as possible in under 45 minutes.
New Balance Winter Grand Prix Two Miler #2.Magnuson Park, Seattle. 9 a.m. Must finish 4 of 6 events to qualify for awards.
White Elephant 5 Miler. Olympia. 9 a.m. DOR available at South Sound Running.
Sunday, December 21
Tour de Lights 5K Fun Run. Bonney Lake. 7:30 p.m. Local Christmas light run, bring can of food to donate., (253) 862-8890.
12K’s of Christmas 5K & 12K. Kirkland. 9:30 a.m. New, flatter 12K course for 2014.
Wednesday, December 24
Tacoma Jingle Bell Run 5K. Tacoma.1:30 p.m. Bring food for local food bank or shoes for local mission., (253) 305-1022.
Sunday, December 28
Sporty Diva’s Last Run of the Year. Seattle. 9 a.m.  Run 1 to 5 loops of 2.8 mile path around Green Lake.
Yukon Do It Marathon, Half & 5K.Port Orchard. Flat course with negative elevation gain., yukondoit26.2com
Wednesday, December 31
Last Chance Marathon & Half. Bellingham. 9 a.m. Out-and-back on Interurban Trail.
The Last Run 5K and Polar Bear Plunge. Stevenson. 9 a.m. Get an early start on your New Year’s Resolutions.