Beat the Bridge

Beat the Bridge
Date May 19, 2024
Sunday
Distance 8k/5mi, 3mi, 1mi
Course Type Road

Race Information

Discover the thrill of Beat the Bridge, an 8K run that transcends the ordinary by taking you over Seattle's University Bridge, which, in an exciting twist, gets raised partway through the race. The challenge? Run fast enough to beat the bridge, or enjoy the company of fellow participants until it descends. But it's not just a race; it's a meaningful cause – a powerful fundraiser for type 1 diabetes research. Whether you're a runner or not, there's something for everyone – a 3-mile walk, a 1-mile fun run, a wheelchair race, and even a Diaper Derby. Lace up for an extraordinary experience and contribute to a vital cause! 

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 Run along the Yakima Greenway Trail - May 11, 2024.

This race is part of the Run Super Series, it features a 5k, 10k, half, and full marathon.

One of the things we like is the terrain on the course. The run follows the mostly flat Yakima Greenway, however, you'll get full views of wineries, crops, and undulating terrain unique to the region. 

Expect well supported out and back courses that are USATF certified (BQ eligible). Every participant will end up with a finisher medal and custom race shirt and a neck gaiter.

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