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SPOKANE, Wash. - With the 41st running of Spokane's Bloomsday this weekend, we are taking a look back at the coveted reward for all of those who've ever finished the race. The Bloomsday Finisher shirt.
Spokane, WA—The man who many consider the greatest miler of all time will be in Spokane on Bloomsday weekend to share the story of his world record and help start the Bloomsday crowd on Sunday. Jim Ryun, the first high school runner to break the legendary four-minute barrier, and who later set the world record of 3:51.3 (later lowered to 3:51.1)
Spokane, Washington—Two of the fastest women on the planet, Ethiopians Buze Diriba and Mamitu Daska, are expected to battle for the win this weekend in the 41st running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run. The men’s race, meanwhile, will feature all of last year’s top five finishers, including champion Philip Langat of Kenya,
SPOKANE, Wash. - If the thought of running Bloomsday doesn't appeal to you, but you still want to be part of Spokane's biggest race, then here's your chance! Bloomsday organizers are looking for volunteers to pass out H2O at water stations, provide first aid at the Marmot March (no marmot experience necessary), and hand out t-shirts to finishers.
SPOKANE, Wash. - We're about two months away from Spokane's most famous run! The 41st Bloomsday takes place on May 7, 2017 and on Tuesday, race organizers outlined what's new for runners this year.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Thinking about getting into running this year? Just looking to set a PR on Spokane's most famous race course? Well, registration for Bloomsday 2017 is now open,
SPOKANE, Wash. - Thinking about getting into running this year? Just looking to set a PR on Spokane's most famous race course? Well, registration for Bloomsday 2017 is now open, and if you get in early enough, you could win some pretty cool prizes! Will all of the snow on the ground, it's hard to imagine running 7 1/2 miles on a perfect Spokane Spring day, but there are just about four months to go before Bloomsday.
SPOKANE - On Sunday thousands will gather in Spokane to participate in the 40th annual Bloomsday race. The event draws all kinds of people, but for some there are different obstacles they have to overcome besides the course itself.
SPOKANE, Wash. - Bloomsday 2016 has come and gone, but you can still relive the excitement in this brand new, massive slideshow! We asked our photographer Reed Schmitt to pick a spot along the course and snap off a few photos.
Men's Elite Division Bloomsday rookie Eliud Ngetich learned that it's not how you start, but how you finish at Bloomsday.