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Running of the Beavers

Event Info

Join us for the 2nd annual Running of the Beavers to benefit the Ballard High School Foundation. The Foundation provides financial support to Ballard High School, a Seattle public school. The run will start and finish at beautiful Golden Gardens Park along the Ballard waterfront. You’ll enjoy stunning views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains on this fast, flat course. The finish will take you right by the famous Beaver Pond at Golden Gardens. Escape the city as you run/walk along the shores of Puget Sound and help raise funds for the Ballard High School Foundation.

Event Day Schedule

7:30am – Day of Race Registration and Packet Pick-up Opens

9:00am – Start of 5K Run/Walk



Packet Pick-Up

Pre-race packet pick-up will be available on Friday, March 30 at Ballard High School from 4:00-7:00pm. Packet pick-up and registration will also be available on Race Day at the start line starting at 7:30am.


Parking is available at Golden Gardens Park south of the bathhouse and in the upper lot.

Gear Check

Gear can be checked at the Start/Finish area up until the start of each race. The event crew reserves the right to refuse gear check to any participants. Please leave all valuables in your car, the event will not be responsible for any “gear” checked including wallets, keys, cell phones, iPods, etc. Thank you for understanding.