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100 free race spots offered for kids


Last updated 8/28/2019 at 9:54am

Attention all K-12 kids in the Coulee area who like to run: You can “Run the Dam” 5k for free on Sept 21. With the donations of many, the race organizers are offering 100 free spots to area kids to run the race, on a first-come, first-served basis.

School-age kids within a 50-mile radius of Grand Coulee Dam are eligible.

Parents must email for the registration form to Or kids can pick one up at school as soon as they get back to class.

“Be sure to let us know what school in the area you attend when you email your request,” said organizer Kelly Buche. “I can’t wait to see 100 kids storm the top of the dam.”

The run will be offering 5K, 10K and half-marathon distances. Event participants will begin on the east side of the Grand Coulee Dam and run across the largest concrete structure in North America, through “Old Grand Coulee” along B Street, and back along Banks Lake, finishing at North Dam Park in the heart of Grand Coulee Dam’s Harvest Festival.


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