Welcome to Bloomsday
Bloomsday: Spokane’s iconic annual 12K race, organized by the Lilac Bloomsday Association, attracts thousands each May. Since 1977, it’s been a beloved tradition fostering health, fitness, and community spirit. The challenging course winds through scenic streets, showcasing landmarks and providing a unique experience for runners of all levels. Beyond a sporting event, Bloomsday is a celebration of camaraderie, athleticism, and the enduring spirit of the Lilac City.
The PRRO Circuit:
World Class Running at America’s Classic Road Races
Bloomsday is part of the Professional Road Running Organization. PRRO is an alliance of race directors who together organize and promote the PRRO Circuit, a series of premier non-marathon road racing events.
The event marks the official start of the Bloomsday 2024 festivities. Author: Celina Van Hyning Published: 8:53 PM PST December 31, 2023...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SPOKANE, WA – The organizers of the Bloomsday Run are thrilled to announce that registration for the 48th annual Bloomsday Run...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Spokane, WA November 27, 2023 – The Lilac Bloomsday Association is thrilled to extend an invitation to all past, present, and...
Register for Bloomsday Races
A race for everyone. From the spirited 12K to family-friendly strolls.
The Bloomsday Race is an iconic annual running event held in Spokane, Washington. Organized by the Lilac Bloomsday Association, this renowned road race draws thousands of participants each year. Taking place in May, the race covers a challenging 12-kilometer course through the scenic streets of Spokane, featuring both elite runners and recreational participants.
The Bloomsday Corporate Cup presented by Northwest Orthopedic Specialist is a one-of-a-kind team building, opponent-taunting, fitness flaunting field day that pits company vs. company in the ultimate competition to claim the cup!
Register your team (of 3-5 employees), start the smack talk early, show up fit, ready to run, and celebrate your accomplishments at the after party!
The Jr. Bloomsday Race is an annual youth running event. Designed to promote health and community, this inclusive race caters to participants in 3rd-7th grade. Offering fan entertaining course and awesome prize pack; our goal with Jr. Bloomsday is to foster a love for fitness, teamwork, and perseverance among children and teenagers, creating a memorable and enriching experience and a sense of accomplishment for participants and their families.
Marmot March: A family-friendly 1-mile walk/run for children (third grade or younger) on May 4, 2024, at Riverfront Park, Spokane, WA. Join the fun with parents, grandparents, and guardians, finishing together. Register by April 13, 2024, for $18. Kids can color shirts with provided markers, creating a cherished tradition.
Corporate Cup Sponsor
Each year the Lilac Bloomsday Association (LBA) selects an official charity or non-profit partner for the upcoming Lilac Bloomsday Run.
Through the selection the charity receives much needed revenue as well as exposure in the community. The charity receives money donated by Bloomsday participants when they sign up for the run, and most charities also raise funds by selling a product (bracelet, singlet, T-shirt, etc.) before, during and/or after race weekend. The charity also receives a free booth at the Bloomsday Trade Show to use as they like. These cooperative ventures give Bloomsday something additional to share with the media while increasing the amount of funds raised for the charity…