Northwest Runner Calendar of events
Northwest Runner’s online calendar will now offer the next two full weeks of races plus all events advertised in Northwest Runner’s print magazine. For the full three-month calendar, pick up a copy of Northwest Runner at your local specialty running store or subscribe today.

ADVERTISERS’ EVENTS:

Sunday, May 29. Run For Water Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Ultra. Abbotsford, B.C. One of the flattest and fastest courses in Canada; supports clean water projects. www.runforwater.ca

Saturday, June 4. Rainer to Ruston 50 Mile Ultra & Relay. Mt. Rainer. Wave start. Follows the Foothills trail from shoulders of Mt. Rainer to shores of Puget Sound. www.rainiertoruston.com

Sunday, June 5th. North Olympic Discovery Marathon* & Half*. Port Angeles. Terrific course with stunning views along paved Olympic Discovery trail, great support. www.nodm.com

Sunday, June 5th. Windermere Marathon* & Half*. Spokane. Liberty Lake to Spokane along the Centennial Trail; half begins in Spokane Valley. www.windermeremarathon.com

Saturday, June 11. Sound to Narrows 12K* & 5K*. Tacoma. 8:15 a.m. One of area's largest races; Youth 5K, 2K Jr. Shuffle & Diaper Dash. www.soundtonarrows.org

Sunday, June 12. Furry 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Run through Seward Park with your dog and support the city's animal shelters. www.furry5K.com

Saturday, June 25. Run of the Mill 5K*. Mill Creek. 9 a.m. Fast course, prize money for top finishers. www.mcrotm.com

Sunday, June 26. Scotiabank Vancouver Half Marathon*. Vancouver, B.C. Downhill course runs along beaches, pacers available. www.canadarunningseries.com/svhm

Monday, July 4. Carnation Run for the Pies 5k*. Carnation. 8:30 a.m. Flat run through Carnation. http://www.carnation4th.org/5k.htm

Monday, July 4. FSRC Four on the Fourth 4 Mile & Kids' 1 Miles. Steilacoom. 9 a.m. Scenic, mostly flat out-and-back. www.runfsrc.com

Saturday, July 9. Kent Cornucopia Days 5K*. Kent. Part of South King County’s largest family festival. www.kcdays.com

Sunday, July 10. Bare Buns Fun Run 5K. Issaquah. Clothing optional trail run at Fraternity Snoqualmie Nudist Park. www.fraternitysnoqualmie.com

Saturday, July 16. Olympia Lakefair Half Marathon*, 8K & 3K. Olympia. Scenic course in Heritage Park, fun finish area. www.ontherunevents.com/lakefair

Sunday, July 17. SummeRun & Walk for Ovarian Cancer 5K. Seattle. 8:15 a.m. Benefits the Marsha Rivkin Center. www.summerun.org

Saturday, July 23. Foothills B&O Half Marathon. Buckley. Mostly on paved foothills trail, some road and rough trail. www.facebook.com/FoothillsBOHalfMarathon

Saturday, August 6. Anacortes Art Dash Half Marathon*, 10K*, & 5K*. Anacortes. 7 a.m. Runs along the Tommy Thompson Trail. www.anacortesartsfestival.com

Saturday, September 10. Lake Chelan Shore to Shore Marathon*, Half Marathon* & 10K*. Manson. 8a.m. Among the most scenic in the Pacific Northwest. www.lakechelanmarathon.com

Saturday, September 24. Fit One 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon. Boise, Idaho/ 7:15 a.m. Benefits St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital. www.fitoneboise.org

Sunday, September 25. Bellingham Bay Marathon*, Half* & 5K*. Bellingham. Beautiful point-to-point course with a touch of trail. www.bellinghambay-marathon.org

Sunday, September 25. Race for a Soldier Half Marathon & 5K. Gig Harbor. 8:30 a.m. Benefits soldiers and their families. www.raceforasoldier.org

Sun, October 9. Portland Marathon* & Half*. Portland, OR. Consistently ranked as one of the premier running events in the country, course tours best of city. www.portlandmarathon.org  

Sun, October 9. Spokane Marathon*, Half Marathon*, 10K*, and Marathon Relay. Spokane. Scenic and hilly, great aid station support. www.spokanemarathon.com  

NEXT THREE WEEKS:

Saturday, May 28

M bagnuson Series 5K, 10K & 15K Seattle. 10 a.m. Monthly series for health and fun, team option and kids’ dash. www.magnusonseries.org

Seagull Splat Run 5K. Port Orchard. 10 a.m. www.fathomsoffun.org

Soaring Eagle 5K, 10K, Marathon, Half & 50K. Sammamish. 8 a.m. Mostly single-track. www.evergreentrailruns.com

Spring Festival 10K & 5K. Moses Lake. 8 a.m. www.buduracing.com

Sunday, May 29

Run For Water Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Ultra. Abbotsford, B.C. One of the flattest and fastest courses in Canada; supports clean water projects. www.runforwater.ca

Monday, May 30

Camp Gilead River Run 5K*. Carnation. 9 a.m. Loop course along the river. www.campgilead.org

JUNE

Friday, June 3

Fremont 5K* and Briefcase Relay. Seattle. 6 p.m. www.promotionevents.com/fremont/Home2.html

Saturday, June 4

Beacon Rock 50K & 25K. North Bonneville. 8 a.m. Loop course covers best of state park trails. www.beaconrock50k.blogspot.com

Chuckanut Mtn. Marathon & Half. Bellingham. 7 a.m. Single-track trails. www.bellinghamtrail.com

Dog Island 10K*. Guemes Island. 10:45 a.m. Beautiful rural course; 2 Mile walk. www.dogislandrun.com.

Flight for Sight 5K* & 10K*. Everett. 9:30 a.m. Benefits Guide Dogs of America; 1 Mile walk. www.buduracing.com

Girls on the Run 5K. Richland. 9 a.m. Columbia Point Marina Park. www.gotrsewa.org

Girls on the Run Spring 5K. Bellingham. www.whatcomymca.org

Goldsborough Creek 7 Mile & 2 Miler. Shelton. Part of Forest Festival; kids’ run too. www. http://masoncountyforestfestival.org/goldsborough-creek-run/

Green River Marathon*. Kent. 8:30 a.m. Flat with short hills. www.greenrivermarathon.com

Lake Wilderness Half Marathon, 10K & 5K. Maple Valley. 7:10 a.m. Part of multi-sport day. www.lakewildernesstriathlon.com

Maritime Gig Family 5K. Gig Harbor. 9 a.m. Part of family-friendly festival. www.maritimegig.com .

Rainer to Ruston 50 Mile Ultra & Relay. Mt. Rainer. Wave start. Follows the Foothills trail from shoulders of Mt. Rainer to shores of Puget Sound. www.rainiertoruston.com

Self-Transcendence 2 Mile. Seattle. 8 a.m. Free monthly series, meet north of Magnuson Park boat ramp. www.seattle2miler.org

Survivor Mud Run 5K. Snoqualmie. Conquer 20 obstacles. www.survivormudrun.com

Vashon Island 50K Ultra & 10 Miler. Vashon. 8:30 a.m. Trail run on varied surfaces. www.vashonultra.com

Cougar Prowl 5K. Silverdale. 9 a.m. www.ckhsalumni.org

Sunday, June 5

Komen Race for the Cure 5K*. Seattle. 7:30 a.m. 1 mile walk and kids’ events too. www.komenpugetsound.org

North Olympic Discovery Marathon* & Half*. Port Angeles. Terrific course with stunning views along paved Olympic Discovery trail, great support. www.nodm.com

OMC 5K & 10K. Port Angeles. 9 a.m. Point-to-point. www.nodm.com

REF Run 5K*, 10K* & Half Marathon*. Duvall. 8 a.m. Half and 5K are flat and fast, 10K is hilly and challenging. http://refweb.org/ref_run/

Shore Run 5K & 10K*. Seattle. 8:15 a.m. Point-to-point. www.shorerun.com

The Teanaway Trail Run 5K & 10K, Half & Full Marathons. Cle Elum. Truly wild trail run in a sunny valley. www.nwtrailruns.com

Windermere Marathon* & Half*. Spokane. Liberty Lake to Spokane along the Centennial Trail; half begins in Spokane Valley. www.windermeremarathon.com

Tuesday, June 7

Ravenna Run the Ravine 4K, 8K & 12K. Seattle. 6:30 p.m. 4.1K loop with low to moderate elevation gain on nicely groomed trails. www.nwtrailruns.com

Saturday, June 11

Cougar Mtn. Trail Run Series #2 – 5K, 8.2 Miles & 14.5 Miles. Bellevue. 9 a.m. Series through trail running paradise. www.seattlerunningclub.org

Camano Crab Dash 5K & 10K. Camano Island. 9 a.m. Scenic and challenging course. www.camanocenter.org

Dash for a Cure 5K & 10K. Moses Lake. 8:20 a.m. Run along the lake. www.buduracing.com

Race Beneath the Sun 5 Miles. Bellingham. 10 a.m. Loop course is mostly trail. www.gbrc.net.

Run Like a Girl 10K & 5K. Vancouver, WA. 10 a.m. www.secondstephousing.org

Snoqualmie Valley Marathon, Half & 10K. Carnation. 9 a.m. Non-technical course is flat, fast. www.snoqualmievalleyhalf.com

Sound to Narrows 12K* & 5K*. Tacoma. 8:15 a.m. One of area's largest races; Youth 5K, 2K Jr. Shuffle & Diaper Dash. www.soundtonarrows.org

Lard Butt 1K. Seattle. 9:30 a.m. Doughnuts every 250 meters. www.lardbutt.com

Sunday, June 12

The Bear Run 5K*. Maple Valley. 9 a.m. Moderately hilly course on wooded lakeside trails and back roads. www.maplevalleybearrun.com

Echo Valley 10K, Half & Full Marathons & 50K. Chelan. 8:30 a.m. Spectacular views. www.evergreentrailruns.com

Forest 5K. Port Gamble, 8:30 a.m. Grass, dirt, maybe mud, and some small hills. www.rootsrockrun.com

Furry 5K. Seattle. 10 a.m. Run through Seward Park with your dog and support the city's animal shelters. www.furry5K.com

Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon*. North Bend. 7:30 a.m. Downhill; sells out early. www.littlemarathon.com/Tunnel

Run Like a Girl 5K. Mount Vernon. 10 a.m. Run or walk along the Skagit River Walk. www.skagitrunners.org