UW Cherry Blossom Run

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Straight to the Quad!


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Start out from the Center for Urban Horticulture, run past Union Bay shoreline and UW sports facilities, cross over Montlake Blvd to central UW campus, run up past Drumheller Fountain and over to E Stevens Way, then keep going on up to the finish line!

Stay for the vendors, pro photography in the quad with the cherry blossoms when you wear your bib. Take the shuttles back to the large E1 / E18 parking lots!

Give Me Some Distance!


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Supported with 6 aid stations (water and Nuun hydration), porta potties, volunteer cheering, course monitors.

Start out from Center for Urban Horticulture, run past Union Bay and UW sports facilities, then take a long flat and tour of the Burke Gilman Trail past Magnuson Park and back. Enter back into central UW campus, pass Drumheller Fountain and keep going on up E Stevens Way to the main entrance and then to the finish line!

Stay for the vendors, pro photography in the quad with the cherry blossoms when you wear your bib. Take the shuttles back to the large E1 / E18 parking lots!

A Childish Tour of Union Bay!


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A 1K out and back Kids Run on Union Bay trails just before the start of the 5K.

Parents who are running please keep in mind this short run starts and ends at Center for Urban Horticulture, while the 5K and Half Marathon are point to point from Center of Urban Horticulture to Red Square / Quad area.

Morning Coffee & Interactive Stroll to the Blossoms!


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Purchase your favorite morning drink (coffee, hot chocolae, tea, etc) at the Center for Urban Horticulture. Then take a relaxing, interactive audio-visual tour of the UW campus to the cherry blossoms when you download and use the RaceJoy smartphone app! You're in full control.

More details to come on the website and emails!

Stay for the vendors, pro photography in the quad with the cherry blossoms when you wear your bib. Take the shuttles back to the large E1 / E18 parking lots!


In consideration of you accepting this entry, I, the participant, intending to be legally bound do hereby waive and forever release any and all right and claims for damages or injuries that I may have against the Event Director, RunSignup.com, and all of their agents assisting with the event, sponsors and their representatives, volunteers and employees for any and all injuries to me or my personal property. This release includes all injuries and/or damages suffered by me before, during or after the event. I recognize, intend and understand that this release is binding on my heirs, executors, administrators, or assignees.

I know that running a road race is a potentially hazardous activity. I should not enter and run unless I am medically able to do so and properly trained. I assume all risks associated with running in this event including, but not limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of weather, traffic, and course conditions, and waive any and all claims which I might have based on any of those and other risks typical found in running a road race. I acknowledge all such risks are known and understood by me. I agree to abide by all decisions of any race official relative to my ability to safely complete the run. I certify as a material condition to my being permitted to enter this race that I am physically fit and sufficiently trained for the completion of this event and that a licensed Medical Doctor has verified my physical condition.

In the event of an illness, injury or medical emergency arising during the event I hereby authorize and give my consent to the Event Director to secure from any accredited hospital, clinic and/ or physician any treatment deemed necessary for my immediate care. I agree that I will be fully responsible for payment of any and all medical services and treatment rendered to me including but not limited to medical transport, medications, treatment and hospitalization.

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