The event will celebrate its 41st year and features a 5K run/walk and a 10K run along the scenic Green River. The 10K starts at 9:50 a.m. and the 5K at 10 a.m. Parking is available at the park.
Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/WA/Kent/ChristmasRush. The cost is $20. Day of race registration starts at 8 a.m. and costs $25. The shirt order deadline was Nov. 9.
Awards will be given to the top five winners in each age group following the race.
The 10K course will be a certified out and back due to construction. The race will start on Russell Road, head south and turn west onto Meeker Street. Once over the bridge, runners will head nearly to South 212th Street and return. Runners will cross over the pedestrian bridge and take a hard left on the trail that will bring you back to the finish line. Please be aware that we’re running clockwise down the road so stay to your left throughout your run.
The 5K course is a modified out and back. Runners will start on Russell Road and head south to Meeker Street and turn right. Once over the bridge, turn north on to Frager Road remembering to stay on the left side of the road. (Running clockwise) Turn around at the appropriate spot and stay to your left side on the return trip. Runners will turn left and go over the foot bridge that leads to the Riverbend Golf Complex. Once over the foot bridge, turn north onto the trail along the river. Follow to finish located in front of the city shops building on South 240th Street.