Resolution Run 5K & Polar Bear Dive

7400 Sand Point Way Northeast
Seattle, WA 98115

Running > 5k

Event Description

Resolution Run 5K & Optional 'Trip-n-Drip' Polar Bear Dive

Club Northwest invites you to Magnuson Park on January 1st for this whopper of a good time! Celebrating the beginning of the new year, the event consists of a 5K run/walk that has an optional Polar Bear Dive into Lake Washington just prior to the event finish line area. The post-race celebration includes a free kids dash for children 10 & under and a beer garden for those over 21. Free chili, coffee, hot chocolate and more will be provided.

Stay Dry or Choose the Polar Bear Dive

Participants in this 3.1 mile run/walk can choose to stay dry and compete in the standard 5K run/walk or they can choose to select the optional Polar Bear Dive 5K that takes a brief detour into Lake Washington roughly 100 yards before the 5K finish line. Results for the standard 5K and the Polar Bear 5K will be scored separately. Roughly 60% of the 2,400+ race registrants last year chose the Polar Bear Dive option. 

Post-Race Celebration:  
Celebrate the New Year after the race! Located steps from the finish line area and the Polar Bear Launch location, the Post-Race Celebration will include free chili, coffee, hot chocolate and other tasty foods and drink from our sponsors. To help keep you warm (in addition to the heated changing tents) there will be overhead propane heaters spread throughout the venue, including inside the Beer Garden.
Post-Race Beer Garden:  
Those 21 and over can celebrate the New Year in our onsite Winter Warmer Garden. We will be pouring beer from Icicle Brewing as well as serving mimosas and heated spiked beverages (coffee, hot chocolate). Cure your hangover or start a new on.
Day of Race Schedule:  
9:00 a.m. - Registration & Packet Pickup opens  
10:00 a.m. - Beer Garden opens  
10:30 a.m. - Start of all 5K run/walk events  
11:30 a.m. - Free Kid's Dash starts  
11:45 a.m. - Awards Ceremony  
1:30 p.m. - Beer Garden closes


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