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The 2024 Big Cross Frozen Tundra

Sat January 27, 2024 Pasco, WA 99301 US Directions


Coed Recreational 2.5 Mile Run/Walk

9:30AM PST - 10:15AM PST
Open to ages 5 - 99.

Coed Competitive 2.5 Mile Run

10:20AM PST - 10:45AM PST
Open to ages 10 - 99.


3700 Rd 36
Big Cross - Cross Country Course
Pasco, WA US 99301


NOTE: Last Chance Registration will be the morning of the race. You must show your payment receipt at check in to receive your bib and giveaway.  

A wintertime race to remember! There are two races to choose from: the Coed Recreational and the Coed Competitive. 

FORMAT: Each race has a separate start time and will take up to 120 participants. Race bibs and giveaways will be available at the starting line approximately 20 minutes before each race. The course will be 2.5 miles in length on the woodchip/dirt/gravel trails at Big Cross in Pasco. 

TEAMS: We encourage participants to create teams and your own unique team uniforms to add to the atmosphere of the event.  We will keep track of and score teams as in a regular Cross Country meet with first 5 team members scoring. This is for spirit and for bragging rights as we will publish the team results.

SPECTATORS: Spectators may view the race from the designated spectator areas and/or along the course. They must however stay out of the start & finish area and avoid crossing over the race path when a race is in progress.

VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers are needed, if interested in helping as a volunteer for set-up, course monitoring, or at the start/finish line please contact  

All runners, spectators and volunteers should stay home if sick. 

GLOVES: This year all participants will receive race logo gloves.

In-person registration is available at the Recreation Services offices in Pasco CIty Hall, 525 N. 3rd Ave., Pasco, until 4:00pm Thursday, January 25.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Packet Pickup, Start & Race Bibs

Participants will be emailed their packet pickup number one day prior to the race (i.e. "Red 10", "Pink 7", etc) so please verify your email is correct on your account and watch your email the day before the race. As participants arrive they should proceed to their assigned start position, where they will find their race packet including bib, safety pins, and commemorative race logo gloves in a bowl of the color and number that corresponds to their packet pickup number. Race packets will be ready and available for pickup at the starting line 20 minutes prior to your specific race start time. The race bib must be secured in front, on the middle of the chest, so that it is completely visible. 

Race Course

This course is run on wood chip & gravel trails and incorporates 4 good hill climbs and descents, together with some smaller hills and flat sections.

Safety Considerations

Hopefully this will answer any questions.

Weather: Weather at this time of year can vary greatly. Please watch the weather and dress appropriately in layers. 

Start times for the race:  Runners will be assigned a starting position that corresponds to their assigned packet pickup number. Race packets will be available at the assigned starting position approximately 20 minutes before race time. Although you can arrive earlier to warmup and familiarize yourself with the course, please approach the start line area no earlier than 20 minutes before the start time of your race to give workers the opportunity to prepare packet pickup.

At the Start/Finish: Packet pickup available at start line 20 minutes before race start time. Finisher placement ribbons (Top 10 male and female participants) will be distributed as participants cross the finish line. Upon finishing, participants should proceed through the finish chute then feel free to grab refreshments and drinks available at the finish tent and then proceed to the viewing areas to cheer on the other participants of the race.

Course maps: There will be no printed maps available, so please take a good look at the map above. 

Running Safety: While running, as much as possible, give people space when running, passing or being passed to avoid tripping.

Spectators: No spectators are allowed in the immediate area surrounding the Start and Finish. Please stay to designated spectator areas and do not cross the path when run is in progress.

Participation: NOTE: If you are sick or exhibiting symptoms of flu, COVID, etc. please stay home. 

History - Top 20 Individual Best Times

Women's Top 20 Best PR Times:


Men's Top 20 Best PR Times:

Race Logo Gloves

Giveaway: All participants will receive race logo gloves.


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