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Saturday, July 8th, 2023
All-ages, 5k walk or run through the historic Snoqualmie tunnel. Afraid of the dark? Have no fear, the tunnel will be partially lit with LED lights, plus everyone will be outfitted with glow gear. Following the race head to Dru Bru for an outdoor, all-ages, block party. We’ll have food, games, beer, cider, wine, and soda!
Race T-shirt, $14.00 (available until 7/2)
Dru Bru branded LED headlight Beanie, $20.00
You will pick up your race merch onsite the day of the event.
Additional glow gear is highly encouraged, the brighter the better! If you're looking for wearable inspiration check out GlowUniverse.com. We also suggest a personal flashlight or headlamp.
Wave 1 - Runners Only. Must be able to complete a 5K in under 45mins
Check-In / gear pick-up from 9:00am - 9:50am
Race starts at 10:00am
Wave 2 - Joggers/Walkers/Strollers
Check-In / gear pick-up from 9:00am -10:30am
Race starts at 10:45am
The race is a loop. You will start and end at the Palouse to Cascades State Park - Hyak Trailhead parking lot (formally the Iron Horse State Park Trail). The course is pretty flat. You will start ~.5 mile outside the tunnel, run/walk approximately one mile in, turn around, and run/walk one mile out, back to the start. LED lights will help illuminate the tunnel and race course.
Additional Tunnel details and directions can be found here: Palouse to Cascades Trail - The Tunnel
Using Google Maps search for "Hyak Parking Lot, Snoqualmie Pass, WA 98068." Traveling East or West on I-90 you will take exit 54.
There are two parking lots.
Lot 1 - Hyak Trailhead lot. All vehicles entering the state park must have a Discover Pass. These are sold onsite (and can be purchased the day of) or online (http://www.discoverpass.wa.gov/). This lot fills up fast.
Lot 2 - The Summit East Lower Lot, which is a 5min walk to the event. No Discover Pass is required.
SHUTTLE BUS: We partnered with To The Mountains Shuttle to offer a shuttle bus from Seattle and Bellevue to the race and block party. Full details can be found <HERE>
Be prepared for extreme darkness and cold temperatures. For this event LED lights will help illuminate the path. The tunnel is chilly, the average temperature (year-round) is ~50 degrees, so we encourage you to wear a long sleeve shirt or light jacket. The ground is made of compacted gravel.
To ensure the safety of our runners/ walkers this a bike-free event. Strollers are allowed. Since it's a public park we are required to keep the tunnel open to the public therefore bikes may be present but will not be officially part of the event.
This is a kid-friendly event. Children 4 and under are free (and did not need to register).
Animals are not allowed due to the number of participants and event conditions.
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