Come to University of Washington, March 26th and Packet Pick Up, March 25th @ Graduate Seattle Hotel! Let your fitness bloom with the cherry blossoms!
Keep me on campus! To the cherry blossoms!

5K Run/Walk

$32 8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
Campus & Beyond & Back! (USATF certified)

Half Marathon

$70 7:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
We’ll mail your swag!

Virtual 5K

$32 Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
We’ll mail your swag!

Virtual Half Marathon

$38 Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
For walkers. Coffee included. Sip your way to the blossoms!

Sip 'N' Stroll 5K

$37 8:30AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST

Countdown to Peak Bloom!

WOMENS / SLIM FIT - PINK/TEAL

Fully sublimated performance tees are included with 5K registration! Soar boldly like the rarest of birds - a Red Crowned Crane!  

MENS / UNISEX FIT - RED/BLACK

Stand and out this spring like Mt Fuji and a 5 foot Red Crowned Crane! Performance tee included with 5K registration.  

WOMENS / SLIM FIT - LONG SLEEVE - PINK / TEAL

When you run, you'll fly - like the rarest of birds - the Red Crowned Crane! Long sleeve shirt included with half marathon registration.

MENS / UNISEX - LONG SLEEVE - RED/BLACK/TEAL

Be PROMINENT when you run, like Mt. Fuji amongst a foreground of cherry blossoms! Included with half marathon registration.

2022 Finisher Medals (Included with registration!)

Race Weekend Schedule


Friday, March, 25th, 2022

Mandatory* Mini Expo / Packet Pickup @ Graduate Seattle Hotel first floor Ballroom

From 12 PM to 6 PM

Address: 4507 Brooklyn Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105   
Phone: (206) 634-2000

*If unable to pick up race bib and swag, shipping is available for a flat fee during registration until March12th.



Saturday, March 26th, 2022

Half Marathon - 7 AM to 12 PM.

5K Run/Walk - 8 AM to 11 AM.

Post Race Cherry Blossom Celebration - 8:30 AM to 12 PM


Virtual Runs - Beginning NOW until April 17th you may submit times and proof of running! Swag and finisher medals will be shipped early March. 

PACKET PICK UP LOCATION

Friday March 25th, 12 PM to 6 PM in the Ballroom of the first floor of Graduate Seattle Hotel


No event day packet pick up!

COMING FROM OUT OF TOWN OR WANTING A STAYCATION?! STAY AT AN OFFICIAL CBR HOTEL, WHERE PACKET PICK UP IS!


4507 Brooklyn Ave, Seattle, WA 98105

Situated in the University District, a mile from the start line, 1/2 mile from finish line, boasting art deco, rooftop bar/restaurant, great amenities and panoramic / 360 views!
Follow the link below to access the 15% off discount. 

Book Your Stay Now for 15% Off!

UW CENTER FOR URBAN HORTICULTURE

You've trained hard! Now get after it starting from the UW Center for Urban Horticulture - a beautiful venue in its own rite of spring.

Explore & Learn About the Center for Urban Horticulture

ALL ABOUT PEAK BLOOM

We'll see you at the finish line area basking in your running glory and the beauty of some of the nation's most beautiful cherry blossoms in peak bloom!
Smile for the cameras!
UW Arborist Explains the Iconic Cherry Blossoms in Peak Bloom

Seattle Cherry Blossom Preview

Sakura

Sakura is Japanese for cherry blossom trees!

Celebrated for centuries in Japan, sakura is a symbol of renewed life, and when gifted, a symbol of friendship.

In fact, the variety you're about to see are called yoshino cherry trees and were gifted to Seattle by Japan in the early 1900's! These trees are THAT old and so so so STUNNING in peak bloom. They are arguably one of the most beautiful displays of cherry blossoms in the nation!

Hanami

In Japan, cherry blossom viewing is called Hanami!

Cherry blossom viewing parties involve sitting under the tree's blooms eating, drinking, visiting with friends and loved ones. And at night, the viewing party doesn't stop with lights hung up on the trees branches to illuminate the night sky and cherry blossoms.

PARKING & TRANSPORTATION

There will be available free parking.
We'll include links to  PDF maps that can be printed or downloaded as soon as we can. You'll want to park down below on the east side of campus (east of Montlake Blvd). We're also making plans for shuttle bus rides from the finish line back to parking / gear check.
 
We strongly encourage carpooling and taking public transportation! In fact, there is a Link Light Rail transit stop on campus!
 
Please familiarize yourself with campus using the link below!
Parking Map

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

What do I get with registration?

You get the fully sublimated t-shirt for the 5K, long sleeve for the half marathon. You also receive a 5K or half marathon finisher medal!

Is there half marathon pacing?

Yes!

Can I pick up bibs/swag for friends or family?

Yes!  And if you joined a group you can tell us the group name for faster check in!

Are strollers allowed?

Yes, please start in the last wave. Please have wheels that can withstand packed gravel.

What will the races be like?

Courses are just beautiful, with a spectacular finish area.

Are the races chip timed?

Yes, by Rainier Timing. All results scored by chip time. Any awards will be based on wave 1 of both races only. 


Keep me on campus! To the cherry blossoms!

5K Run/Walk

$32 8:00AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
Campus & Beyond & Back! (USATF certified)

Half Marathon

$70 7:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
We’ll mail your swag!

Virtual 5K

$32 Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
We’ll mail your swag!

Virtual Half Marathon

$38 Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST
For walkers. Coffee included. Sip your way to the blossoms!

Sip 'N' Stroll 5K

$37 8:30AM PDT - 11:00AM PDT Price increases after January 31, 2022 at 11:59pm PST

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