Smelt Run 2018

Saturday 24th February 2018

La Conner School District: 305 N 6th, La Conner, United States

Running, Walking, Distance running, 10K, 5K


  • Running-10K - 10K Individual
  • Running-10K - 10K GROUP
  • Running-5K - 5K Individual
  • Running-5K - 5K GROUP
  • Walking-2M Walk - 2K Group (2-8 People) - Not Timed
  • Walking-2M Walk - 2K Individual- Not Timed
  • Kids-Dash - Kids Dash - Free


The La Conner Smelt 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 High School.

There are two less intense ways to get in on the action at a 2K family walk and a kids dash for the little ones.  

The Smelt Run is 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 High School the certified 5K and 10k courses take you through historic downtown La Conner then wind through the flat Skagit Valley farmland.

Parking: La Conner Elementary School parking lot.  Due to multiple events going on at the high school please utilize street parking after the Elementary lot is full.

Dress for the weather.

Day of Race Schedule:

7:30am - Registration & Bib number pickup opens in Elementary Gymnasium

8:45am - Registration CLOSES

8:45am - Kids Dash Starts

9:00am - 10K, 5K, and 2K all Start 

Post Race - 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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