ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: ARCHIVED RACE: Lilac Bloomsday Run @ Downtown Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, on Sunday 05 May 2013

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Lilac Bloomsday Run
  • Distance (KMs): 12
  • Distance (Miles): 7.46
  • Date: 05 May 2013
  • Start Time: 09:00
  • Venue: Downtown Spokane
  • Best Time (Men): 33:51
  • Best Time (Women): 38:10
  • Organised By: Lilac Bloomsday Association
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? No
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

The Lilac Bloomsday Run is one of North America’s classic road races, and the second largest road race in the nation, with 48,229 timed finishers last year. In its 36-year history over a million runners, joggers and walkers have crossed the finish line. Its Olympic caliber field has included many of the sport’s biggest names, like Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, Anne Audain, Jon Sinclair, Colleen De Reuck and Henry Rono. But just as important is the participation of thousands of citizen runners, who navigate a course that weaves back and forth across the Spokane River gorge. The infamous “Doomsday Hill” is known around the globe. Nearly 30 on-course entertainers create a festive atmosphere along the 7-1/2 miles. And the chance to earn a coveted Bloomsday finisher’s T-shirt—the color and design of which are kept secret until the finish—keeps participants of all abilities moving toward the dramatic finish line above the falls in downtown Spokane.

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