Summer may be coming to a close, but there’s still plenty of opportunities to get a race or two in before fall arrives. Check out one of the following offerings this month:
Saturday, August 6:
- Call of the Wild Summer Marathon (Redmond, WA): Half marathon and 50k options also available. Minimal support. Free, but First Call Running Club membership ($25) or other donation suggested.
- Grand Ridge Half Marathon (Issaquah, WA): 5 mile and 50k options also available. Currently 80% full. $30-$50 in advance, $40-$60 day-of (if available).
- Riley Run (Mount Vernon, WA): 5k and 10k options available. Race t-shirts no longer available. $35.
- Tacoma Narrows Half Marathon (Tacoma, WA): Point-to-point course with shuttles available. Registration closes 8/3. $90.
Sunday, August 7:
- Summer Madness Half Marathon (Elma, WA): 10 mile, 10k, 5k and marathon options also available. Marathon Maniacs receive $10 off marathon registration. $20-$65.
Saturday, August 13:
- Magnuson Series Half Marathon (Seattle, WA): 5k, 10k and 15k options also available. $12-$32 in advance, $22-$42 day-of.
- SCOTT Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series (Issaquah, WA): 13 miles. $40 online, $50 day-of.
Sunday, August 14:
- Transcendence Ultra (Olympia, WA): 12 hour run along a 1.5 mile lake loop. $50 until 8/1, $65 after 8/1.
Saturday, August 20:
- Milkman 5000 (Auburn, WA): 5k road race that ends on the track at Emerald Downs. Online registration closes 8/18. $25, $15 for children 17 and under.
- Snoqualmie Railroad Days 10k (Snoqualmie, WA): 5k option also available. Host of 2011 Pacific Northwest Track and Field 10k championships. Online registration closes 8/15. $25.
- Summit Ridge 50k (Black Diamond, WA): 5 mile, 10 mile, and 20 mile options also available. $25-$45 until 8/13, $30-$50 8/14-8/19; $35-$55 day-of (if available).
Sunday August 21:
- Mud & Chocolate Half Marathon (Sammamish, WA): 4.2 mile option also available. Online registration closes 8/19. $35-$50.
Wednesday, August 24:
- Northwest Trail Run at Seward Park (Seattle, WA): 4.2 mile and 10k options available. Evening race (6:30 pm start). Online registration closes 8/21. $26-$29.
Friday, August 26:
- Friday Night Marathon (Seattle, WA): Minimal aid provided. Registration limited to 25 runners. Free.
Saturday August 27:
- Cascade Crest 100 (Easton, WA): Sold-out, but accepting volunteers. Continues into Sunday, 8/28.
- Seattle Marathon 10k Race (Seattle, WA): Starts and ends at Seattle Center. $40 until 8/26, $45 day-of.