The Lilac Bloomsday Association presents the 46th running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run.

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

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.


When does registration for Bloomsday 2022 open?  


You can sign up for Bloomsday 2022 on January 1, 2022.   Registration will be online exclusively and our registration portal will be on this website.  


I saw the Bloomsday holiday promotion for a $25 race entry.  How does that work?

From November 19 through December 23, you can purchase a 2022 Bloomsday entry for your favortie runner or walker.  Upon purchase, Bloomsday will email you a decorative e-gift certificate that you can then print or email and give as a holiday gift.   Included on the e-gift certificate will be a special promo code that allows the recipient to sign up for free for Bloomsday 2022.  Click here to purchase your entry.   

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.  Those requirements will be announced in 2022 as we get closer to our race date.  

Will there be a Jr. Bloomsday in 2022?  

Yes.  Jr. Bloomsday is scheduled to be run on Saturday, April 16.  More details will be announced in the coming weeks.  

Will there be a tradeshow/expo for Bloomsday 2022?

Yes.  The tradeshow/expo will take placed on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29.  Runners and walkers will pick up their race numbers at the Spokane Convention Center and then may shop and wander the Bloomsday expo.   If you are interested in being a tradeshow vendor please click here to view our tradeshow page and how to contact our tradeshow coordinator.