Kent’s Christmas Rush 5K and 10K are on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Hogan Park. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, City of Kent

Kent’s Christmas Rush 5K and 10K are on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Hogan Park. COURTESY FILE PHOTO, City of Kent

Kent’s Christmas Rush walk and run coming up Dec. 10 at Hogan Park

40th year of event; register online for 5K and 10K

Registration continues for the city of Kent’s 40th Christmas Rush 5K and 10K on Saturday, Dec. 10 at Hogan Park, 24400 Russell Road.

The cost is $15 for the run or the walk. Register at runsignup.com. Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 8. Day of race registration is $20 and starts at 8 a.m. The 10K begins at 9:50 a.m. and the 5K at 10 a.m.

The 10K course will be a certified out and back due to construction at Van Doren’s Landing Park. The race will start on Russell Road, head south and turn west on to Meeker. 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. Participants must 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 golf course. Once over foot bridge, turn north on to the trail along the river. Follow to finish located in front of city shops building on South 240th Street.


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