Girls on the Run of Spokane County 5K
More than 300 local girls have worked hard all spring to walk, run, skip and jump over the finish line. Proceeds from the race benefit the local Girls on the Run program and funds scholarships for girls who cannot afford full registration. Starts/ends in Grant Park.
Sat, May 19 at 9 am. $15. Register at gotrspokane.org/5K.
The annual race serves as a Boston Marathon qualifier and takes place along a flat course offering scenic views of the Spokane River. Includes half and full-marathon distances.
Sun, May 20; start times from 5-7 am. $90-$110. Register at windermeremarathon.com.
Coeur d'Alene Marathon
The annual race includes a marathon, half-marathon and a 5K run along the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene, starting and finishing in McEuen Park.
Sun, May 27; start times from 5:30-7:30 am. $20-$162. Register at cdamarathon.com.
Priest Lake Festival Spring Run
Distances include a half-marathon, 10K, 5K and a 1K kids' dash, and includes awards for all age groups and divisions in first through third place.
Sun, May 27; start times from 8:30-10:45 am. $30-$75. Register at priestlakerace.com.
The Big Run 2018
The second annual nationwide event hosted by Fleet Feet Sports offers timed and untimed options for a 5K run, which begins and ends at the Nest in Kendall Yards.
Wed, June 6 at 6 pm. Free. Register at fleetfeetspokane.com.
Dad's Day Dash
The sixth annual 5K run or 1.4 mile walk starts and ends in Manito Park and benefits Spokane Neighborhood Action Partner's (SNAP) mission to provide resources aiding low-income residents, including business loans and housing.
Sun, June 17 at 9 am. $18-$25. Register at snapwa.org/dddK5.
Summer Solstice 10K
The annual 10K and kids' race benefits the Children's Tumor Foundation and starts/ends at Fleet Feet Spokane in Kendall Yards.
Fri, June 22 at 6 pm. $15-$35. Register at bit.ly/2HtIsuX.
The Dirty Dash
The popular, annual 5K race takes place on a mud-filled obstacle course through the Riverside State Park ORV area and includes the "Piglet Plunge" kids' event ($20; ages 12 and under).
Sat, June 23 at 8 am. $45-$70. Register at thedirtydash.com.
This annual race in Sandpoint raises funds to support a local nonprofit supporting kids with cancer and their families. Distances include a 5K and 1K; kids 12 and under can register for free.
Sun, July 8 at 8:30 am. $15-$30. Register at jaceys-race.com.
Strides for Strong Bones
The ninth annual 3- or 6-mile fun run and walk in Medical Lake raises awareness and funds to treat and screen for osteoporosis.
Sat, July 14 at 9 am. $5-$30. Register at emdesports.com.
Huckleberry Color Fun Run & Walk
Runners and walkers are showered in colorful powdered dye as they run along the scenic course at Schweitzer Mountain Resort.
Sun, Aug. 5 at 11 am. Entry fee TBA. Register at schweitzer.com.
This annual race crosses Sandpoint's Long Bridge over Lake Pend Oreille and includes options for a half-marathon and 10K route.
Sun, Sept. 16 at 8 am. $35-$55. Register at scenichalf.com.
Happy Girls Run
The fifth annual run winds around Riverside State Park and includes options for a half-marathon, 10K and 5K, and includes pre- and post-race celebrations.
Sat, Sept. 22 at 9 am. $30-$75. Register at happygirlsrun.com. ♦