The Miles for Meso 5k Run/Walk is on Monday, July 4th at 9am. This 5k run will take you along the BPA trail and through Celebration Park with breathtaking views of Mt. Rainier. The start and finish is at the Federal Way Community Center 876 S. 333rd ST Federal Way, WA 98003-6343
Adults - $20 until 4/30, $25 until 6/24, $35 after that and day of.
Kids: 17 & under - $15
FREE 1/4 Mile Kids Dash around the FWCC for ages 10 & under
About This Event 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. Mesothelioma is a cancer caused by asbestos exposure. in memory of Dick Dyhrman, Bud Hatley, Bob Stewart and other Washington residents who have died from Mesothelioma.
Event details and schedule
Thank you so much for participating in our 5th Annual Miles for Meso Washington Memorial 5K at the Federal Way Community Center. Here are a few instructions on where to go and what to expect the day of the event.
Road Closures: All roads to the Federal Way Community Center will be closed starting at 8:30 am and will remain closed until the last walkers have completed the race.
Parking: Parking will be available at the Federal Way Community Center and in surrounding parking lots until 8:00 am. After 8:00 am your best bet for parking will be accessing City Hall via 336th Street and turning north onto 6th Ave.
Reminder: If you are parked in a road closure area, you will be unable to leave the event until the last walker completes the course.
5th annual Washington memorial MILES 4 MESO Event Information
Event Time/Day: The event is on Monday, July 4, 2016 and the race begins at 9:00 am. The start line is West of the Round-about on 333rd St. near the Federal Way Community Center.
Packet Pick-up: Packet and t-shirt pick-up as well as late registration will be available on Monday, July 4 from 7:00 am until 8:30 am. No registrations will be accepted after 8:30 am on July 4th.
Kids Dash: The kids dash starts at 8:45 am and starts and finishes at the same place the 5k starts/finishes. Its free to kids ages 10 & under.
General Information for Everyone: Your bib number should be pinned to the front of your shirt. Your timing chip is on the back of your race bib and does not need to be returned at the end of the race. This event is a chip timed event, so make sure to step on the timing mat as you cross the start and finish lines (try to avoid striding over it). This event is a closed course with the exception of light vehicle traffic in Celebration Park, and potential pedestrian and bike traffic on the BPA trail and road traffic for an ⅛ mile stretch from the BPA trail on 1st Way South to 333rd St. Please be aware of your surroundings at all time. Headsets are allowed on this course. We ask that persons pushing strollers please begin the race in the rear of the pack. Dogs are not allowed.
Awards: We will be giving awards away for the top 3 overall finishers (male and female) as well as the top 3 finishers by age group.
Age groups include: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20–29, 30-39, 40-49, 50–59, 60-69, 70+ Other information: Please stick around after the race for a complimentary breakfast. We will start the award ceremony for race winners at 10:15 am. Please bring cash for raffle tickets and a breakfast donation if you feel so inclined.
Any other questions? Kimberly Shelton firstname.lastname@example.org (253) 835-6932
All proceeds benefit the Mesothelioma Foundation. Donations gladly accepted.