Reminder: Time to register for Edmonds 4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk

A runner from 2011's July 4th event.
A runner from 2011’s July 4th event.

Online registration is now open for the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce’s 8th annual Edmonds 4th of July 5K Fun Run/Walk.

Attracting over 500 participants, the 5K Fun Run/Walk is the perfect kick-off to a full day of 4th of July festivities taking place in the heart of historic downtown Edmonds. Although walkers and runners of all ages, speeds and abilities are welcome, for those with a competitive streak, awards will be given to winners in overall men’s and women’s and age group categories.

Sponsors include Swedish/Edmonds, Sound Women’s Care and The Heart of Edmonds.

The 5k Fun Run/Walk will take place on Friday, July 4 and starts at Edmonds City Park at 3rd Avenue South and Pine St. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 10 a.m. All participants are asked to arrive before 9:30 a.m. to pick up their race bib and materials. There is a $30 registration fee, which includes a race T-shirt. Day-of-event registration is available for $30 but T-shirts are not guaranteed. The 5K Fun Run/Walk map is here; check out the route and start practicing.

Participants are encouraged to register online by going to in the Upcoming Events section or on the Fourth of July page. Registration forms are also available at the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce office, 121 5th Ave. N.

For more information, contact the Edmonds Chamber office at 425-670-1496.

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