• Sunday, May 1, 2022
  • 12 Kilometers (7.46 miles)
  • Spokane, Washington
  • 46th Running

Bloomsday FAQs

When will Bloomsday be run in 2022?


Bloomsday 2022 will take place on Sunday, May 1, 2022 on our traditional 12km course starting and ending in downtown Spokane.  Bloomsday 2022 will be an in-person race.  

Will Bloomsday also offer a virtual option for 2022?   

Yes. Bloomsday will also offer a virtual option for runners and walkers who prefer this format. More details can be found on our Virtual Bloomsday page.


When does registration for Bloomsday 2022 open?  


You can sign up for Bloomsday 2022 beginning January 1, 2022. Registration for Bloomsday is exclusively available online and more details can be found at our registration page.  

I loved having my name printed on my race bib. How do I do that for Bloomsday 2022?

When you sign up for Bloomsday between January 1 and March 19, you will be able to add your name to the front of the bib. Participants of the both editions of Bloomsday (in-person and virtual) may personalize their race bib with their name, but only if they complete their registration on or before March 19.

I purchased or received an E-Gift Certificate entry in November/December 2021.  How do I redeem this gift certificate?

Your E-Gift Certificate came with a unique promo code on it. To receive the full promotional value of your E-Gift Certificate you must register for Bloomsday by April 17, 2022. When you are finished adding participants and are ready to pay, enter your unique promo codes (one at a time) in the "Discounts and Credits" section BEFORE you click the green "Checkout" button. Your E-Gift Certificate's promo code will allow you to register for either the in-person Bloomsday race or the Virtual Bloomsday option.

IMPORTANT: You must redeem your E-Gift Certificate's unique promo code no later than April 17, 2022, in order to receive the full promotional value of the certificate. Beginning April 18, 2022, the E-Gift Certificate's unique promo code will only apply the $25 face value towards the cost of entry and you will be required to pay any balance remaining to complete your registration.   


Will there be COVID restrictions in place for Bloomsday 2022?  

Yes. Bloomsday will work with local and state health authorities to provide a safe race experience for our runners and walkers.  All participants of the in-person Bloomsday race will be required to follow the local and state health guidelines in place at the the time of Bloomsday weekend.  This also includes adherence to all policies and guidelines of the Spokane Convention Center where runners/walkers will pick-up their race packets.  Current orders and policies now in place for Washington State require proof of vaccines or a negative FDA-approved COVID-19 test within 72 hours, and use of a mask (mask not required during the running or walking of the race). Those requirements and guidelines will be announced in 2022 as we get closer to our race date.  

Will there be a Jr. Bloomsday in 2022?  

Yes. Jr. Bloomsday will be run on Saturday, April 16 at Spokane Falls Community College.  More details will be announced on the Junior Bloomsday page in the coming weeks.  

Will there be a Trade Show / Expo for Bloomsday 2022?

Yes. The Trade Show / Expo will take placed on Friday, April 29 and Saturday, April 30.  Runners and walkers will pick up their race numbers at the Spokane Convention Center and then may shop / browse the Bloomsday Expo. If you are interested in being a trade show vendor please check out the Trade Show page and how to contact our Trade Show coordinator.