The six-mile trail around Lake Union is named “Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop” in honor of a late 1800s Duwamish chief. His name, Cheshiahud, is pronounced [CHES-ee-uh-hood]. Read more about this important Seattle figure.
Race Day Schedule:
7:30am – Wave 1 Start
7:40am – Wave 2 Start
7:50am – Wave 3 Start
8:00am – Wave 4 Start
8:00am – Portage Bay Cafe breakfast opens!
8:10am – Wave 5 Start
8:20am – Wave 6 Start
8:30am – Wave 7 Start
Start Line will be inside Lake Union Park, adjacent to Westlake Ave. The first 1.5 miles is on the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop trail and bike path, all the way to the Fremont Bridge.
Wave Start: Racers will be started according to their pace per mile. Wave starts will be assigned the week before event day.
Strollers are allowed, but must start last, at the back of the pack.
Sorry, no dogs. Unfortunately our insurance no longer allows dogs to participate in the Lake Union 10K.
Lake Union Park. Click here for details.
New Covid Safety Precautions:
(Subject to change based on guideline from City and County).
No Race Day Pickup. You must pick up your bibs at the packet pickup the days before event. Super Jock and Jill Greenlake. Other people may pick up your packets on your behalf.
Masks Required at all times at the start area, when going through the aid stations and at the finish line & post race buffet. You may take down your mask while running.
Social Distancing: Please remain 6 feet apart from anyone not in your household, including at the toilets line, at the start line and out on the course. Spectators are encouraged to stay home and cheer for you virtually.
Hand Sanitation: There will be hand sanitizers at every possible location and hand washing stations outside of the bathrooms and at the start of the food line. Please wash all the time!
No Runner Awards or Award Ceremony this year. Vendors will be limited to discourage gathering.
Packet Pickup Information:
Super Jock and Jill Greenlake
7210 East Green Lake Dr N, Seattle, WA 98115
August 13 4:00pm-7:00pm
August 14 12:00pm – 6:00pm
All participants must pick up their packets at packet pickup. There will be no race day pick up. Friends or family can pick up your packets.
Park north and south of race start in off street parking and side streets behind Courtyard Marriott Hotel. No participant parking in the Lake Union Park lot. Please visit map here for additional information, or visit Seattle Best Parking for an interactive map showing available parking on race day!
All participants will receive a technical fabric race shirt (male & female styles).
Lake Union 10K Aid Stations:
At 2 & 4 miles. Each station will have water, Nuun hydration drink and porta-potties.
On the injured list, not a runner, or just want to help put on this amazing event? We need great volunteers. Sign up here.
There will be limited capacity vendor space for 2021. Please email email@example.com for more info.