A Runner’s Guide to Summer Races Near Abbey Rowe

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Do you love to run? Looking for a fun way to stay in shape? There are many fun running events in the Olympia, Washington area! Whether you’re an avid runner, or just looking for a fun time, there is a race for you! Check out the runner’s guide to Summer races near Abbey Rowe.

Women’s 4k Moon Run

Olympia’s one and only Women’s only run, is on Saturday July 11, 2015 and starts at 6pm. This 4k Moon Run benefits the Capitol High School speech and debate club! Grab your best girls and head over to the Capitol High School track for fun after dark and some much needed gossip time with all of your favorite friends. At the end of the run, each woman will receive a beautiful  custom sterling silver necklace! This race is limited to 300 runners, so make sure to sign up as soon as possible!

Glow In The Dark 5k

If you don’t already own some neon gear, you better go grab some! This colorful run is a super fun way to get some exercise, while spending quality time with family and friends. Part of this years PNW mushroom festival, this run takes place on July 24, 2015 and is only $25 to register! This 5k is separated into 3 laps, and ends with an awesome Post – Race party! A live DJ will be playing all of your favorite jams, and food and beverages will be served. Good thing you’re already in your dancing shoes!

For The City 5k

Be ready bright and early, to run for the cause! Head over to Marathon Park at 9am to support the community in more ways than one. For the City 5k will take place around Capitol Lake, and supports the ever so special organization Fostering Together. This nonprofit is dedicated to finding and supporting foster families within the community. A portion of your $25 registration fee and one non-perishable food item will be donated to this amazing organization. Indulge in the post race fun, with a family block party! A fun day is sure to be had by all!


Run Like A Dog 5k

The 9th Annual Run Like a Dog 5k is on August 22, and takes place at South Bay Veterinary Hospital. The race begins at 9am, and lasts about two hours, including the awesome award ceremony. The best part is, you can walk/run with your dog! You and your favorite furry friend can take on this journey together! Run like a Dog 5k benefits Thurston County Humane Society. Grab your dog or come with friends, it’s about to be a blast!

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