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September 15, 2018

The Selah Base Race

The Selah Base Race is a 5k and Half marathon race from Carlon Park, through Selah, WA and out to the Yakima Training Center. On Saturday, September 15th, runners will experience the beauty of Selah farms as they run to support our local Soldiers and their Families. Race is approved as an official course and runners will use professional timing systems for record. Join us on Friday, September 14th from 5-7 pm at the Selah Civic Center for packet pickup and a Spaghetti Feed – this is a great chance to fuel your body for the morning workout and meet other runners from around the state. Race proceeds go to support The Soldiers Project and United Through Reading.

Contact: Treesa Morales City of Selah Recreation Director


Start: September 15, 2018 8:00 am
End: September 15, 2019 11:00 am

May 25, 2019

Hurricane Creek Half Joseph Oregon

This is one of the most scenic half marathons in the northwest with constant views of the Wallowa Mountains, Eagle Cap Wilderness, and occasional views of the Seven Devils in Idaho. This is an out and back course starts at Joseph City Park and goes up a thousand feet into the Wallowas via Hurricane Creek. The surface is half pavement, half logging road. Come join us and make a weekend out of it with a Friday Pre-Race Yoga Class, Saturday Run, Wallowa County Farmers Market, & Post Race Yoga by Salutations Studio at 2 PM. For more information go to: under Hurricane Creek Half

Contact: Chris Albertson


Start: May 25, 2019 9:00 am
End: May 25, 2019 9:00 am

June 1, 2019

MCRC Spring Race Series

Mill Creek Running Company Spring race series.

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Runners may register for the entire series races or for an individual race.

Final point totals will be based on a runners best three (3) races. Ties will be broken by head-to-head finish comparisons and then the number of races finished.

Individual awards will be presented to the Top 3 in each individual division Series race

Contact: Michael Locati


Start: June 1, 2019 12:00 am
End: June 1, 2019 12:00 am

Police Chase for Wishes

Can you outrun Yakima police officers?
Do you want to try? And help support a local, 100% volunteer organization put smiles on the faces of Yakima area children? Youll get a head start, but the police wont be far behind! If the officers catch up and tag you with a sticker, youre BUSTED! Make it one lap around Franklin Park without being tagged and youre a Winner!! All proceeds go to Childrens Wishes and Dreams who, for more than 10 years, has been granting wishes for local children with life altering or life threatening conditions. Registration starts at 9:00 am Saturday, June 1st, 2019 and the chase begins at 10:00am.
So, What do you say? Can you outrun the police? Even if you cant, its a great cause and a fun event! Your participation means the world to the local families of these affected children. The smiles are priceless!

For more information and registration,

Contact: Bill Raber


Start: June 1, 2019 9:00 am
End: June 1, 2019 9:00 am

Run For Hope

Run For Hope

Hope Outfitters is hosting our first annual FUN RUN to raise money for our current charity: Lifewater International! Whether youd like to walk the 1 mile course or run the 5K, wed love to see you participate so that we can bless people around the world who are in desperate need of clean water! Every dollar we make goes straight back to the cause! So please come out with your friends or family, enjoy a stroll or run next to the river and KNOW that you are MAKING A DIFFERENCE!!

Run starts at 10 am, Registration opens at 8:30 am

Contact: Keith Warner


Start: June 1, 2019 10:00 am
End: June 1, 2019 10:00 am

June 2, 2019

Adult Gap2Gap multi sport race

34th Annual multi sport event supporting the Yakima Greenway Foundation. Five legs between Selah and Union Gap, WA.

Run Course:
(4 Miles) South on the Greenway Pathway to Sherman Park, around the Humane Society to Nob Hill. Follow Highway 24 to Bale Breaker Brewing.

Road Bike:
(22 miles) Starts at Bale Breaker, exit onto Meiras and continue east, right turn on Combs, right turn on Postma. Right turn onto Beaudry, Left turn onto Meiras. Right turn on Birchfield, right turn on Norman. Left turn on Terrace Heights Dr, Right turn on Bittner, continue on Bittner. Left on Warrior, Left onto Rozahill Dr. Right turn to head north on 57th Street. Left turn on Boulder way, finish at exchange. Course has a start elevation of 991 feet, with a maximum elevation of 1532, with a total gain of 1328 feet.

Off-Road Bike:
(8 miles) From exchange at 57th Boulder and Mt Aix way, the course includes gravel roads, single track and limited asphalt as it crosses I-84 on Resthaven Road, ending at Harlan Landing. Course has a start elevation of 1317 feet with a maximum elevation of 1467 for a gain of 342 feet, ending at 917 feet.

Water course:
(3 miles) From Harlan Landing, course goes down river to the Terrace Heights Bridge to the take out under the bridge on the right side of the river.

Trail Run:
(3 miles) Run will start under the Terrace Heights bridge and serpentine through the woods and Sarg Hubbard park. There will be obstacles throughout the run. Presents a variety of running conditions from flat asphalt to single track through wooded areas and grass. Expect to navigate large, loose river rock, logs, mud and water crossings.

All distances are approximate and may be altered by conditions on race day.

Contact: Carol Yates


Start: June 2, 2019 9:00 am
End: June 2, 2019 9:00 am

June 8, 2019

Heart of the Country

Head to Helix on Saturday June 8th for the Helix Heart of the Country Family Fun RunWalk. After an unfortunate flood destroyed much of our park, the community is working hard to make improvements. This years run proceeds will be used to pay for general community improvements. The race and check-in will be at the Helix Park. Check-In starts at 7 am and Run will begin at 8 am. Walk or Run just come for the fun! Sign up at

Contact: Eric Jensen


Start: June 8, 2019 8:30 am
End: June 8, 2019 8:30 am

June 15, 2019

Hope in the Vineyard 5k

A 5k race (walk or run) through the vineyards on Red Mountain (Benton City, WA) starting and ending at Hedges Family Estate. 100% of our proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. Race is open to ALL ages! Register at or follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.comhopeinthevineyard

Contact: Cheryl Phillips


Start: June 15, 2019 9:00 am
End: June 15, 2019 10:00 am

June 22, 2019

Richland Adventure Race Pilot

In an effort to provide athletes with a variety of experiences we will be piloting an adventure race. An adventure race is a fun athletic activity that requires participants to use problem solving skills, teamwork, and athletic prowess. We need to pressure test the idea of an adventure race for a broader population. We are structuring the race so that everyone can complete the course in around 2 hours 30 minutes. The race will start and end at Howard Amon Park in Richland.

Contact: Larry Kurz


Start: June 22, 2019 9:00 am
End: June 22, 2019 9:00 am

June 29, 2019

Zintel Canyon 4K

This is the 3rd Annual run in Zintel Canyon. It is a 4 km (2.5 mile) run on the Spirit of America Trail in Kennewick, Washington. The trail includes sections that are paved, gravel, and dirt. Registration is $25 and includes a T-Shirt. The race is not chip timed, but we will manually record times at the finish and post results.
Registration is available at https:runsignup.comzintelcanyon4k

Contact: Richard Sexton


Start: June 29, 2019 8:00 am
End: June 29, 2019 8:00 am

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