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Running of the Beavers 5K Walk/Run is Back!

Summary: Sign Up Today for the Annual Running of the Beavers Walk/Run

Ballard High School Foundation 4th Annual Running of the Beavers 5K 

Sign Up to Join the Fun on March 25!

Beaver characters running. Text: Running of the Beavers 2023

After a two-year delay, join us for the 4th Annual Running of the Beavers 5K Walk/Run to benefit the Ballard High School Foundation is at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 25 at Golden Gardens. 

Map of Golden Gardens
Golden Gardens Location

The Ballard High School Foundation provides financial support for wellness and activities at Ballard High School. The 5k walk/run will start and finish at the beautiful Golden Gardens Park along the Ballard waterfront. You’ll enjoy stunning views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains on this fast, flat course.

Sponsored by the Ballard High School Foundation, the Running of the Beavers is a 5K Fun Run and Walk. Proceeds directly benefit Ballard Athletics, Cheer, Dance and Band.

The finish takes you by the famous Beaver Pond at Golden Gardens. Escape the city as you run/walk along the shores of Puget Sound and help raise funds for the Ballard High School Foundation which supports Ballard High School students and staff.

All participants will also get a Running of The Beavers Shirt!

New this year ! Class competition for Beaver students, where the grade level with the most participation earns $250 for their class funds!

Register through Jan. 31 for Early Bird price. Registration for Students and BHS Staff is $20. (Staff, please see your SPS email inbox for the special discount code, sent). Hope to see you there, on March 25 to run, walk or cheer on your Beaver friends!

Registration Details


  • Early Registration: Now through January 31, $30
    • Registered in 2020 and have a unique code? Enter it on Step 2
  • General Registration: After January 31, $35
  • Late Registration: March 1 – 25, $40

BHS Students

  • General Registration: Through March 22: $20
    • Student must provide valid form of Student ID

BHS Staff

  • Staff Discount $20

Event Day Schedule

  • 7:30 a.m. Day of Race Registration and Packet Pick-Up Opens
  • 9:00 a.m. – 5K Run/Walk

Register TODAY!

Register today for the early bird pricing!

Can’t Run But Want to Donate? No Problem and Thank You!

100% of your donation will support your team of choice. I can’t run with you, but I would like to donate to support the Athletic, Cheer, Dance & Band programs at Ballard High School.

Want to Sponsor the Event?

Interested in sponsoring the event? Send us your information and we’ll contact you about sponsorship opportunities!

Need More Info?

Bucky under Start Banner for run

If you would like any additional information about volunteering, sponsorship or the event please contact Dick Lee at:

Learn more about the Ballard High School Foundation on their website.

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