Conquer the Hill 5k scheduled for Edmonds May 18

The inaugural Conquer the Hill 5k is set for Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m. in Edmonds. This fun run/walk begins at Edmonds-Woodway High School Stadium, leads participants down and then up the big Main Street hill, and ends back at the stadium.  Awards will be given for the top overall runners, male and female.  Strollers are welcome.

Register by May 13 for $20 per person early-bird entry fee.  The price goes to $30 per person after May 13.  Register today at (through 4 p.m. May 17) or in-person at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Race-day registration will be offered, space permitting.

Conquer the Hill 5k is held in conjunction with the Health & Fitness Expo, which will take place from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Edmonds-Woodway High School Stadium. The Expo is free and open to the public. Expo activities include Rubber Chicken Relays, soccer skills clinic hosted by SeaWolves Premier Soccer, cheer clinic hosted by U.W. cheerleaders and Sea Gals, and interactive health and wellness booths, followed by the 1 p.m. SeaWolves opening game. Healthy brown bag lunches will be available while quantities last.

For Expo or 5k information, call 425.771-0268. Hosted by Edmonds Parks & Recreation, Move 60!, Swedish/Edmonds and the Edmonds Boys & Girls Club.  Sponsored by Revelations Yogurt, Axis Physical Therapy and Edmonds Family Medicine.

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