Beat the Bridge
Need motivation to run fast? How about a race that crosses over a bridge that gets raised after a certain time? The Nordstrom Beat the Bridge does just that, this 8k run has runners travel over Seattle's University Bridge which, as we just alluded to, gets raised part way through the race. So, if you can run fast enough you'll beat the bridge, if not, you get to hang out with your fellow participants until in comes back down. Don't worry, if you don't make the bridge there's a live band, and a bunch of prizes to help pass the time. Not a runner? That’s okay. There is an event for all kinds of athletes and members of the family with a 3 mile walk, a 1 mile fun run, wheelchair race, and a diaper derby (that’s right, we said DIAPER DERBY).
Want to Run Faster?
Get Personalized Online Training with Your Ideal Running Coach!
Finding the right coach can make achieving your running goals a reality.
Whether it’s running your first 5k, qualifying for the Boston Marathon or even the Olympics, there’s nothing more important than finding the right coach to provide the proper training tailored just for you.
Our friends at RunDoyen have recruited the top running coaches in the industry who have a proven record of training runners to crush their goals on race day!
Get started by using their custom matching program and find out which world-class running coach is the best fit for you!Get Matched
Find your running pace and splits, and learn if you can outrun dangerous animals with the RunGuides run pace calculator.