One of the youngest 2016 Fall City Day racers smiles as she heads to the finish line. William Shaw/File Photo

Race for schools: Fall City Day run supports local students, school programs

  • Mon Jun 5th, 2017 2:09pm
  • Life

The 28th annual Fall City Days Run starts at 9 a.m. for children in the 1K event, and 9:15 for runners in the 5k and 10k courses.

This fast, flat course, is USATF certified and sanctioned. The course covers country roads and crosses the Snoqualmie River. Water stations will be located just prior to both the 5k and 10k turnarounds.

The start/finish line is in front of the Farmhouse Market, at 33521 SE Redmond-Fall City Road, near Olive Taylor Quigley Park, in downtown Fall City.

Walkers and strollers are welcome, however, all participants must be finished by 10:30 a.m. when the course closes to runners and reopens to vehicle traffic.

The 10k and 5k will be chip-timed by Rogue Multi-Sport, with disposable tags, attached to racing bibs in registration packets.

To register online, visit https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/119019/SMUCalendar.

Pre-registered racers can pick up their numbers and chip timers from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday June 9, at Fall City Elementary School, or starting at 7 a.m. Saturdayat Olive Taylor Quiqley Park. In-person race registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at the park.

All race proceeds benefit students of the Snoqualmie Valley School District. Since 2013, race organizers have been able to donate more than $37,000 in race proceeds to Snoqualmie Valley schools and to local youth groups.

The “Mommies for Mammies” Breast Cancer Three-Day team will be offering a donation-based bag check for participants during the race.