Get your July 4th off to a great start! Participate in one of these fun runs!

Firecracker 5000 5K Run/Walk
Wednesday, July 3
Seattle Center Memorial Stadium
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

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Be one of the first to celebrate the Fourth of July by participating in Seattle’s only midnight 5K. Taking place on the streets of Seattle and finishing in Memorial Stadium, this late night 5K footrace starts just before midnight on July 3rd and continues into the Fourth of July. Register online.

2012 All Downhill Fun Run
Wednesday, July 4
Normandy Park Community Club
1500 SW Shorebrook Drive
Normandy Park, WA 98166

Trot, jog, race-walk or run at the 12th Annual Normandy Park Community Club 4th of July – All Downhill Fun Run! Register online.

Carnation Pies Run
Wednesday, July 4
HWY 203 and Tolt Avenue
Carnation, WA 98014

This 5k course will take you through the streets of Carnation then jump onto the Snoqualmie Trail, loop into the new Tolt-MacDonald Park trail system, then finish off running along the parade route on Tolt Ave. This is a competitive flat and very fast USATF-certified course along the Snoqualmie valley. It’s a family friendly event. So… bring your stroller, dog, and grandparents along! Make it a great morning! Run/walk to kick off your holiday. Register online.

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City Blast 5K or 10K Run
Wednesday, July 4
Registration starts 6:00am
Puyallup Fairgrounds
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371

The USATF certified 5k/10k Course begins and ends at the Gold Gate of the Puyallup Fair Grounds, located at the intersection of Meridian and 9th Ave. The course is a pleasant run along quiet streets through residential areas followed by a refreshing stretch along pastures and a canal. Proceeds benefit the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.

Edmonds Kind of 4th Fun Run
Wednesday, July 4
City Park
3rd and Walnut
Edmonds, WA 98020

Join the 6th Annual “An Edmonds Kind 4th” 5k run/walk! Registration opens at 8:30am. Register online.

Miles for Meso 5K Run/Walk
Wednesday, July 4
Federal Way Community Center
876 S. 333rd Street
Federal Way, WA 98003

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The Course will take you along the BPA trail and through Celebration Park with breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier. Miles for Meso – WA Memorial 5K Run/Walk proceeds go to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation to support patients and their families, provide research grants and create national awareness. Register online.