Olympia Lakefair Races

Olympia Lakefair Races
Date Jul 20, 2024
Saturday
Distance 8k/5mi, Half-marathon, 3k
Course Type Road

Race Information

Featuring a Half Marathon, 8k and 3k this is a running event for the whole family! The annual Olympia Lakefair Races are part of weekend-long running festival that features a Half Marathon, 8K and 3K; taking runners on routes that will circle around the town of Olympia and beyond into Lacey and Tumwater.

The event starts at Heritage Park in Olympia and from there heads briefly through downtown and along running, biking and walking trails within Olympia including the Chehalis Western Trail. Runners will enjoy tree-lined trails, scenic landscapes while enjoying flat and narrow paved trails throughout.

Once runners have completed the course, they can enjoy festival activities that are held all around the large city park including food and beer tents, carnival rides booths and more.

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