Beat Beethoven's 5th - 5k Run/Walk July 26 and Summer Concert

Sun July 26, 2020 Directions
Beat Beethoven's 5th - 5K to live music!
SOGO's Beat Beethoven's 5th - 5k Run/Walk has been cancelled

Regrettably, we had to make the difficult decision to cancel SOGO's Beat Beethoven's 5th - 5k Run/Walk due to COVID-19. This was a difficult choice for us, but we hope that you understand.

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Heritage Park at Capital Lake, Olympia WA

Beat Beethoven’s 5th - 5K Run/Walk and Summer Concert is Sunday, July 26, 2020, 7pm starting and ending at Heritage Park at Capitol Lake, Olympia, Washington.
Presented by Student Orchestras of Greater Olympia (SOGO) and Olympia Symphony Orchestra (OSO)

Can you run faster than Beethoven’s 5th Symphony (33 minutes)? On Sunday, July 26, 7 pm at Heritage Park (Capitol Lake), SOGO and OSO are partnering so you can find out! 

Non-runners cheering you can bring their lawn chairs and a picnic, and enjoy a free performance by the Olympia Symphony at the park. 

Runners and walkers take two scenic laps around Capitol Lake on a flat course while live music is performed. After the race, stay for more music, featuring popular selections and an appearance by the Bridge Music Project.

All are welcome! Bring your friends, family, and fellow music lovers. This race is for all different speeds, ages, shapes, and sizes. Strollers are welcome, but must line-up at the back. While we love our furry friends, please no dogs on the racecourse.

USAFT certified course
Chipped timing by Rilvary Events
Early Bird Registration March 1-June 1: $30 and Sport Tek Tshirt
Registration June 2 - July 15: $35 and Sport Tek Tshirt
Registration July 16-24: $35 no Tshirt
Registration Day July 26: $40 no Tshirt
Limited Tshirts available the day of the race

If you would like to pay by check, click here to download the paper form.

For more information about SOGO or OSO visit their websites.

Sponsored by: Commencement Bank, City of Olympia - Government

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Heritage Park at Capital Lake, Olympia WA


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