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September 21, 2019

5K Run for Recovery

The Benton Franklin Recovery Coalition and Oxford House Inc. are co-hosting a 5K Run for Recovery along the Columbia River from Wade Park to the Moore Mansion in Pasco WA. This is a fundraiser for these two 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations. The Benton Franklin Recovery Coalitions mission is to advocate for recovery and treatment opportunities; educate to de-stigmatize the disease of addiction; and reduce barriers to recovery for people suffering from substance use disorder. The Oxford House program offers self-run, self-supported sober group homes in our community for those in recovery from substance use disorder. Register at:

5K Run Flyer Wade Park2

5K Run Pledge2

5K Run Sponsorships

Contact: Janet White


Start: September 21, 2019 9:00 am
End: September 21, 2019 9:00 am

September 22, 2019

The Valley Moves 5k and 10k

The Valley Moves is a family friendly 5k and 10k will take place at the Grandview rose garden and Palcacios Pathway in Grandview, Washington on September 22, 2019. Race packet pickup begins at 7:30am, and the race begins at 9:00am. All funds go to the Childrens Tumor Foundation whos main mission is to spread awareness for Neurofibromatosis, better known as NF. Race director, Chloe Peterson (age 16) has been organizing this race for 5 years and hopes to double participation this year. She hopes to attract the attention of more families and peak interest in exercising together.
The race course is designed as a loop. There is one water station on the course. Because of the loop design, the 5k racers pass it once, and the 10k racers will pass it twice. Each water station has water and Gatorade. other refreshments and snacks will be provided at the finish line. Awards will also be presented for first through third place in each race. For more information, please visit our website at valleymoves.wixsite.comvalleymoves or shoot us an email at

Contact: Chloe Peterson


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

September 28, 2019

The Fast The Furriest

Who is the Fastest & Who is the Furriest?
Come & find out at our 2nd Annual Charity Fun Run for
Benton-Franklin Human Society!

Run, walk or jog, alone or with your dog, on this 5k (optional 1k) run while taking in the scenery at Columbia Point Park in Richland starting at shelter #1.

Tickets include a voucher for a discounted hot dog from Tri-Cities own award-winning Doggie Style Gourmet, and runners also will receive $2.00 off a frozen treat of their choice from WE ice.

The top two finishers will receive a Fastest or Furriest Gift Basket!

Need more fun?
Purchase a raffle ticket for $5.00 and select your winner in our friendly competition of SMALL DOGS vs BIG DOGS. Whichever dog crosses the finish line first – the ticket will be drawn from the corresponding pot. Winner will receive a gift basket full of car washing supplies valued up to $100.00.

Race Details: Race will begin at 10 am near shelter #1. Water will be available for runners at the starting line, mid-way line & finish line.

All proceeds go towards supporting BFHS and donations are always accepted!

Benton-Franklin Humane Society, established in 1966, is a private, non-profit adoption center located in Kennewick, WA. We are a shelter that receives no government funding. BFHS advocates for the humane treatment of animals through adoption counseling, educational outreach, and community services. We promote exceptional pet ownership and work tirelessly to place our animals into loving, forever homes. Compassion and respect guide our actions as we strive to create a model humane community.

**Please be sure your dog is on a leash and is public friendly. Doggie bags will be available and we ask you please pick up after your pet.**

Contact: Tomalin Bailie


Start: September 28, 2019 12:00 am
End: September 28, 2019 12:00 am

Run for the Animals 5k 1mile

We are very excited to announce the 2nd Annual Run for the Animals!! Please join us Saturday, September 28th (Prosser Balloon Rally weekend) to run, jog, or walk this 5 km (timed) loop or 1.0 mi (not timed) out and back course for southeastern Washingtons only rescue and sanctuary for farm animals. This scenic 5km route with mountain and river views will take place on flat paved country roads starting and finishing at the animal sanctuary. Join us at the sanctuary after the runwalk to meet the pigs, donkeys, horses, ducks, roosters, and chickens you are helping to support. We will have a sanctuary tour after the run for all participants.

All proceeds support the animals of the sanctuary, Noble Animal Sanctuary is a federally recognized non-profit.

For more details and to register, please visit https:runsignup.comRaceWAProsserNobleRunForTheAnimals

Contact: Jennifer Kyle


Start: September 28, 2019 9:00 am
End: September 28, 2019 9:00 am

October 5, 2019

6th Annual Station To Station 5K Fun Run1 Mile Walk

6th Annual Station to Station
5K Fun Run1 Mile Walk
October 5th 2019 – 8:30AM
Check In at 7:30AM
Walla Walla Fire District 5 Main Station
460 W. Humorist
Entry Fee $5.00
All Proceeds Benefit the Smiles for Justin
(T-shirts are available for $15)

Contact: Bill Waters


Start: October 5, 2019 8:30 am
End: October 5, 2019 8:30 am

6th Annual Station To Station 5K Fun Run1 Mile Walk

Station to Station 5k Fun Run 1 mile walk at 460 W Humorist Rd Burbank
Cost is $5 for the race and $15 for a t-shirt while supplies last

Contact: Bill Waters


Start: October 5, 2019 8:30 am
End: October 5, 2019 8:30 am

Bulldog Cross Country Invite @ Big Cross 2019


Pasco will host a Cross Country Invitational, the Bulldog Invite.
The course is on gravel and woodchip paths over rolling hills.
Team scores will be kept for varsity races. There will be one division, when we score the meet we will score all runners whether on a complete team or not. Individual runners will remain in the scoring when determining the team scores. You can have 7 runners in the varsity races and unlimited for all other races. The top 5 runners will score. The top team in the varsity races will
receive a plaque. The top 7 runners on the winning team will receive ribbons. The top 20 individuals will receive ribbons in the 5k races. The top 10 individuals will receive ribbons in the 2 mile races. Entry Fee is $3 per individual up to a maximum entry fee of $60 per team.
Pies will be awarded to random runners.
Ribbons will be awarded in the chute. Teams will submit rosters via by 8:00pm on Wednesday before the meet.

Community Race: $5 Run separately cash or check to Tri-City International Cross Country Course
Race day registration only, starting at 9am on Saturday.
Age Groups: 10&under, 11-13, 14-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70&over. Top 3 in each age group. Ribbons can be picked up at registration table after 10:15am.

Bulldog Invite 10519

11:00 A.M. HIGH SCHOOL JV BOYS 5K(9-10)
12:30 P.M. HIGH SCHOOL JV BOYS 5K(11-12)
2:45 P.M. AWARDS

Contact: Dale Fuller


Start: October 5, 2019 9:30 am
End: October 5, 2019 9:30 am

OktoberFeast Fun Run and Beer Garden

Were proud to present OktoberFeast 2019, a 5K Fun Run and Beer Garden whose proceeds benefit Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels. Runners, walkers, puppies, and strollers of all ages and abilities are invited to enjoy a morning filled with music, root beer, sausage, and beer for the over 21 crowd.

OktoberFeast takes place on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 10:30 am, and will begin and end at the Meals on Wheels Central Kitchen in South Richland, 1824 Fowler Street. The event will not be timed and is meant to be strictly for fun. The course is laid out as a standard out-and-back 5K event, but participants are welcome to turn around at any point. Mile markers will be placed along the course to help participants track how far they have traveled. You can register at https:www.raceentry.comoktoberfeastrace-information.

Contact: Carrie Green


Start: October 5, 2019 10:30 am
End: October 5, 2019 10:30 am

October 26, 2019

Chocolate Chip Cookie 50K Trail Run

Welcome to the Chocolate Chip Cookie 50K Trail Run. We are excited to share Riverside State Park in Spokane. This is a rolling river run with awesome views of the surrounding mountains, Spokane River valley, the CCC Suspension Bridge, and haystack rocks nearby. Runners will cover a varied terrain and trail. It is a beginner-intermediate course, with some short hills, rocks to tumble on, forest air to breathe, and open prairie. This is a beautiful course.

Contact: Dave Dutton


Start: October 26, 2019 8:00 am
End: October 26, 2019 8:00 am

November 2, 2019

Dia de los Muertos 5k 10k Kids Run Scholarship Fundraiser

A 2nd annual event, all three DDLM runs begin in downtown Pasco, WA near the Pasco Farmers Market Pavilion. All proceeds go to scholarships for local disadvantaged youth to help with the growing costs of post secondary trade, vocational, colleges andor universities. Please visit for more information including registration, maps, and photos. Early Bird Registration $30 (includes T-shirt)

Contact: Saul Martinez


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

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