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2017 Olympia Lakefair Run
July 15, 2017
Heritage Park, Olympia

The 2017 Olympia Lakefair Run is just 



42nd Olympia Half Marathon and Lakefair 8k 3k Run/walk 2017 
and introducing the Trials Legacy Marathon !

Chip timing by Rogue Multi - Sport, LLC

Finish Line photos by ontherunevents.com

Half Marathon  

This certified scenic course incorporates the Woodland Trail Bike Path and the Chehalis Western Trail. The finish is shaded with an interactive fountain and a beer garden just steps away.

(view Half Marathon Course Map)
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The finish is shaded with an interactive fountain just steps away.

Start - 215 5th Ave. and Finish at Heritage Park..Olympia WA

Saturday, July 15, 2017
7:00 Half Marathon Run/Walk
7:00 Trials Legacy Marathon
8:00 8k Run/Walk
8:05 3k Run/Walk 

Start Area Map
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Number pick up at South Sound Running in Olympia Friday July 14, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and day of race 6:00 AM in Heritage Park on the stage. 

Aid stations and sanicans every two miles on course. Nuun product

Runners/walkers will need to move to sidewalks at 11:00. 

Info.  Lakerunorg@gmail.com


Race Weekend
Registration available at South Sound Running for all of races. Registration and chip/number early pick up will be available Friday July 14, at Olympia's South Sound Running, beginning at 11:00 am and ending at six. There will be day of race registration/ number/chip pick up, at the Lakefair Stage in Heritage Park. No guaranteed weekend of race shirt.


Half Marathon 
Each participant in the Half Marathon will receive a three inch by three inch finishers medal created from sustainable Red Alder with laser engraved graphics, and a neck ribbon.

Age groups - For Half
 - Five year increments - from 15-80+ Medals go three deep in each age division. There will be a plaque for Open 15 -39 Master's 40 - 59 and Super Master's 60 - 80+

Age groups will be at 5 year increments, from 9 and under to 80+ Medals go three deep in each division. There will be a plaque for Open 9 and under- 39 Masters 40-59 and Super Masters 60 -80+. 
(See Kids Run below)

3k & 8k Course Maps

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Please stay and pick up your awards. If you cannot stay you may pick them up at Olympia's South Sound Running for about a month after the race.

Awards Ceremony will be held on the Lakefair Stage as quickly as we have results.

here is a sample of the 2016 shirt design!


Kids Run - Free ! 
We consider this a donation to the community. We have included the Kids Run as part of the 3K, so each young athlete gets to be part of the event. They will receive a timing chip just like everyone else and will be part of the awards ceremony. Tee shirts may be purchased for $15

Age groups for Kids Run: 8-under 9-10 11-12 13 -14


Who benefits:
The Track and / or Cross country teams of Black Hills, Capital, North Thurston, Olympia, River Ridge, and Timberline, may choose to benefit from this event. 
Olympia and Tumwater receive grants to monitor the course and provide aid stations. 

$6000- has been donated to the Washington State Track Coaches Association Scholarship fund over the past three years. -

Money has been provided to individuals wanting to become certified Track and field and Cross Country officials.

$500 - to Big Brothers, Big Sisters of SW WA 

$1000 - to Washington Trails Association

About Us:
About us - The LRO is a 501 c 3 non-profit Road Runners Club of America organization. We are dedicated to maintaining and developing running as an activity for all ages. Our organization's name has morphed from the Lake Run Organization, to Let's Run Olympia - still LRO. We direct the Lakefair Runs and the Capital Invite Citizen's Race.

Members of our board can be found helping out at races, running races and coaching.

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