31st Annual Christmas Rush:
Saturday, December 7, 2013 @ Russell Road Park
10k @ 9:50 a.m.
5k @ 10:00
We’re back at Russell Road Park!
The Christmas Rush is going back home to celebrate 31 years of running in Kent. The race will start and stop and Russell Road Park. Follow us on Facebook.
The 2013 Christmas Rush Fun Run/Walk
Saturday, December 7 at Russell Road Park
24400 Russell Road, Kent, WA
10k Start: 9:50 a.m.
5k Run/Walk Start: 10:00 a.m.
Online registration available at Active.com
Paper registration available here or at nearly all Puget Sound athletic stores.
Kids age 13 and Under run for just $5!
For the past 5 years we've been able to provide the opportunity for participants age 13 and under to run for free. Funding to make that happen was not available this year. The Christmas Rush is fortunate to have an outstanding team of supporters to help keep registration costs as low as possible. Please let them know they are appreciated.
Early Bird Packet Pick Up
RoadRunner Sports – Wednesday December 4, 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Come to RoadRunner Sports at Kent Station to pick up your race number and be ready to go on race day! Numbers and shirts can be picked up on race day also.
Random Prize Drawing
A random drawing will be conducted while you are enjoying the run. Please check at the awards table to see if you're a winner! You must have your race number with your to claim your prize.
The 10k runners will do a big loop. Runners will start on Russell Road and head south to Meeker St. and turn right. Once over the bridge, turn north on Frager Road and run to 212th. At 212th turn right to go over the river and then turn right again to head south on Russell Road. Follow Russell Road to finish located in front of city shops building on 240th.
The 5k course is a modified out and back. Runners will start on Russell Road and head south to Meeker St. and turn right. Once over the bridge, turn north on to Frager Road remembering to stay on the left side of the road. (Running clockwise) Turn around at the appropriate spot and stay to your left side on the return trip. Runners will turn left and go over foot bridge that leads to golf course. Once over foot bridge, turn north on to the trail along the river. Follow to finish located in front of city shops building on 240th.
From I-5: Take Kent/Des Moines Exit. Head east down the hill. Go through Meeker St. light and continue to Washington Ave. Turn left on Washington and proceed to Meeker Street. Turn left on Meeker St. and go approximately two miles. Turn right on Russell Road and go two blocks. Parking will be on your right. Please do not leave valuables in vehicle.
From Hwy 167: Take Willis St. Exit. Head west on Willis St. to Washington Ave and turn right. Proceed to Meeker Street and turn left. Go approximately two miles and turn right on Russell Road. Go two blocks and parking will be on your right at Russell Road Park. Follow signs to walk to Registration and Starting area. Please do not leave valuables in vehicle.
Parking is available at the following locations:
Russell Road Park - 24400 Russell Road, Kent, WA
Neely Obrien Elementary School - 6300 S 236th St., Kent, WA (5-10 minute walk)
Kent Elementary School - 24700 64th Ave. S., Kent, WA (10-15 minute walk)
Want to help make the Christmas Rush "run" smoothly? Fill out the volunteer form and send it in before November 25, 2013.
Thank you 2013 Sponsors!
Apple Physcial Therapy
Kent Fit Body Boot Camp
South Sound Running
Grand Event Rentals
Thunderbirds Community Sports Foundation
5k Results (Available following race on 12/7/13)
10k Results (Available follwing race on 12/7/13)
5K results (PDF, 1.02MB)
10K results (PDF, 456 KB)
5K results (PDF, 216 KB)
10K results (PDF, 68.9 KB)
5K results (PDF, 684 KB)
10K results (PDF, 279 KB)
5K results (PDF, 110 KB)
10K results (PDF, 110 KB)