ABOUT THIS EVENT
Welcome to the 39th Annual Whale of a Run!
Saturday, July 27, 2019
4-mile race (Starts @ 8:15am)
1-mile run/walk (Starts @ 8:25am)
Kids Dashes (Starts@ 9:10am)
Gun Start ~ Chip Timed Finish
All proceeds benefit Meals on Wheels Kitsap
An official Whaling Days Festival event
4-mile race: Scenic loop course. Start at intersection of Kitsap Mall Blvd. and Silverdale Way. Run along Silverdale Way continuing on Newberry Hill Rd. under overpass to Provost Rd. Turn right and proceed to Anderson Hill Rd. Turn right at Anderson Hill Rd. and follow to Silverdale Way. Turn left and finish at Silverdale Antiques in front of Whaling Days parade review stand. Course closes at 9:20am.
1-mile run/walk: Start on Silverdale Way in front of the Poplars Great Clips. Run along Silverdale Way to Carlton. Turn left and continue to Washington Ave. Turn left and proceed to Linder Way. Stay on Linder back to Silverdale Way. Turn right and finish at Silverdale Antiques in front of Whaling Days parade review stand. Course closes at 9:10am.
Kids Dashes: On Silverdale Way at the Whaling Days parade review stand in front of Silverdale Antiques. 3 years & under-25 yd.; 4-5 year olds-50 yd.; 6-7 year olds-75 yd. and 8-9 year olds-100 yd.
4-mile race: Special award to first male and female finishers overall. Plaques to division winners. Distinctive ribbons to 2nd and 3rd place finishers in all divisions. (One award per runner.) Distinctive medals to first 500 finishers.
1-mile run/walk: Special award to first male and female finishers overall. Distinctive ribbons to 1st through 3rd place finishers in all divisions. (One award per runner.) Distinctive medals to first 300 finishers.
Kids Dashes: Special ribbon and whales to all participants. No division placing in Kids Dashes.
* 4-mile race: $20 before race day/$25 day of race
* 1-mile run/walk: $12 before race day/$17 day of race
* Kids Dashes: $5
* Commemorative T-shirts are $10 each. T-shirts guaranteed to entries received by July 15th. There will be a limited supply available on race day.
RACE PACKET PICK UP & REGISTRATION
Early packet pick-up and registration on Friday, July 26 from 4:00-7:00pm at Kitsap Mall Food Court. Day of race packet pick-up is from 6:45 to 8:15am at Sears Parking Lot at Kitsap Mall on Silverdale Way.
PRIZES AND REFRESHMENTS
Awards ceremony and prize drawings start after the Kids Dashes. Great gifts from local businesses are up for grabs-including the grand prize of a mountain bike from Silverdale Cyclery! Must be present to win.
A variety of fresh fruit, water and special treats will be provided by local businesses at the finish line area.