Register for the SummerFEST "Run Forrest Run" 5K, 10K and Free 1 Mile Kids Run

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5K, 10K Fun Run
Free 1 Mile Kids Run

Fort Steilacoom Park, Lakewood, WA

Come out and have a great run.

Receive a FREE GUMP BEARD!!!

This 1 Mile, 5K and 10K Fun Run will be fun for the whole family.The theme is "Run Forest, Run!" Grab your beard in Forest Gump style, and dress up as your favorite character!

5K: The 5K run will be fun for the whole family!  Dress up like Forrest Gump and jsut come out and have a great time.  Some participants will want to run like wind because you never know what a good pair of shoes can do for you - at least that's what "my mamma says!!" Come out and get your Gump on...dress up like Forrest or any charactor you want loosely associated with Mr. Gump and "Just Run till yah feel like stopping....YEAH!"  

10K: If you feel like you want to keep on running...then  run the "Run Forrest Run" 10K.  "It's about twice as long as the 5K."  See if you can keep your beard on the whole run!  

Photos will be available on the City of Lakewood's Facebook page after the event, or at

1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers, male and female, for each race
(5K & 10K) will be awarded - Both Youth and Adult.

Race Details:
All races start at Fort Steilacoom Park, Lakewood. Aid stations will be approximately every 2 miles.  Your time will be precisely and accurately recorded and published. All Finishers will receive a Medal! Sign up early to guarantee Swag! Day of race registers are not guaranteed swag. This will be a CUP-LESS race. Please bring a water bottle or other container that you will be able to fill at each aid station. We are trying to minimize garbage. For those that forget, small paper cups will be available.

Date: Saturday, July 14th, 2018
Time: 10:45AM 10K, 11:00AM 5K, 12:30PM 1 mile
Location: Fort Steilacoom Park, City of Lakewood, Washington


5K, 10K & 1 Mile 


5K: $35.00

10K: $45.00

1 Mile Kids: Free

There are no refunds.

Packet Pick up information:
Date and Time: July 13th, from 8:30-10:00AM, 11:30-1:00PM, & 4:00-5:30PM

Place: 6000 main street sw Lakewood 98499 1st floor city hall.

Stay the entire day, for SummerFEST-ivities! Click here for all the details!



SummerFEST 5k, 10k and 1 mile race Waiver of Liability
Participants and parents/guardians of all participants taking part in Lakewood Parks, Recreation & Community Services programs and events agree to the following release. I know that running/walking, regardless of the distance, includes an element of risk. I should not participate in the SummerFEST races (5k, 10k and 1 mile race) (hereinafter 'SR') unless I am medically able and properly trained. I assume any and all risks associated with participating in the SR events including, but not limited to, illness, traveling to and from the events, falls, contact with other participants, volunteers or race officials, the effects of the weather (including temperature extremes and humidity), and the surface conditions of the roads and sidewalks, all such risks being understood and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of the acceptance of my application, I hereby for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators or anyone else who might claim on my behalf, covenant not to sue, and waive, release and discharge The City of Lakewood, its officers, agents and employees, event officials, volunteers and any and all other sponsors, suppliers, agents, independent contractors, The City of Lakewood, Just Tri or its employees, and any other personnel or employees, in any way assisting or connected with group events from any and all claims or liability of any kind or nature whatsoever arising out of my participation in the SR events, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons or parties named in this waiver. I also understand and agree that the City of Lakewood may subsequently use, for publicity or promotional purposes, my name and/or pictures of me participating in group events without liability or obligation to me. I also hereby consent to receive medical treatment which may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident and /or illness during the event. This waiver and release shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under applicable law. I hereby certify that I have read this document; and, I understand and agree to its content.