Spring Dash (April 23): This is a great race to kick off the running season and raise funds for United Way of North Idaho. The beautiful course passes through downtown Coeur D’Alene and starts and finishes at McEuen Park.

Priest Lake Spring Run (May 28): Choose from half Marathon, 10k, 5k or 1k Kids Dash options on a mix of pavement and compact gravel road around the beautiful Priest Lake area.

Foothills Scenic 5 Fun Run (June 10): Choose from a 5 or 3-mile course on a mixture of paved and dirt roads in the Foothills community north of Spokane. The routes feature local agricultural lands with Mount Spokane as the backdrop and ends with a huckleberry pancake breakfast.

Dad’s Day Dash 5k (June 18): Celebrate Father’s Day on a 5k run or walk in and around Spokane’s Manito Park and help raise fund for SNAP, Spokane’s community action agency.

Round “About 5K” (July 23): This scenic, stroller-friendly run/walk winds through the streets of Deer Park, Wash. The route incorporates two of the town’s roundabouts, hence the name. Proceeds benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Riggins Salmon Run (September 9): This out-and-back run, including a fun run for ages 3-6, is along the beautiful Salmon River. The finish line is at Riggins City Park, where runners and their families can enjoy live music, food and drinks. //