La Conner Smelt Run 2019

Saturday 23rd February 2019

La Conner High School: 305 N 6th St, La Conner, United States

Distance running, Running, 10K, 5K


  • Running-10K - 10K Individual or Group
  • Running-5K - 5K Individual
  • Kids-Dash - Kids Dash - Free


The Smelt Run is here in La Conner.  The run has three options for anyone at any level to join. Certified 5k and 10k routes that start along the historic waterfront of La Conner and out across the mostly flat farmland of Skagit Valley finishing back at La Conner Elementary School.

There is also a kids dash (roughly 100M) for the little ones that will take place at 9:45am just before the 5K and 10K Start.

The Smelt Runs are just part of the events during the Smelt Derby Festival hosted by La Conner Rotary. There are many other Smelt Derby events to partake in while in La Conner.  Hope to see you here.

Event details and schedule

Course Description: Starting and finishing at La Conner Elementary the certified 5K and 10k courses take you through historic downtown La Conner then wind through the flat Skagit Valley farmland.

Parking: La Conner High School parking lot at the end North end of 6th street is prefered. 

Dress for the weather.

Day of Race Schedule:

7:30am - Registration & Bib number pick up opens in La Conner High School Gymnasium

8:45am - Registration CLOSES

8:45am - Kids Dash Starts

9:00am - 10K & 5K Start

Post Race - Showers, hot soup, & refreshments provided for all participants.

Awards: Immediately following the conclusion of the races. 

  • Top male and female runners in 5k & 10K earn 'Smelt Derby Run Apparel'.
  • Ribbons awarded to the top three finishers in each age group
     as follows
    • 11-14
    • 15-19
    • 20-29
    • 30-39
    • 40-49
    • 50-59
    • 60-69
    • 70+


Organised by

Braves Booster Club

Po Box 2103, La Conner

Phone: 360-420-0423

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