Safe Live Races Planned for Spokane Area Spring 2021

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Negative Split Has Socially-distanced and safe live events and virtual options for all abilities of runners in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.

The spring running and racing season will be here before we know it, and Inland Northwest race and running event creators Negative Split have plenty of in-person and virtual races on the calendar to safely bring runners together. From full marathons to 5K and options in between, there’s the right length for all runners with plenty of time yet to train.

Plenty of socially distanced elbow room on the 2021 Split course.

Runners can choose from one of these three classic Inland Northwest races.

Split Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k run set for April 18 is a Spokane favorite in the Kendall Yards neighborhood.  Choose from live or virtual event options. More details here.

The Windermere Marathon May 16 along the Centennial Trail and Spokane River is known for PR’s and Boston qualifying. There are also half marathon and 5K length options as well as live and virtual versions of the event. Find all the details here.

On May 30 the Coeur d’Alene Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k run comes to Coeur d’Alene. It’s one of the most spectacular events in the country that attracts racers far and wide, with live and virtual options planned this year. More info here.

Racers rave about Negative Split’s high-energy, positive events that provide professional racing experiences for serious racers as well as a welcoming and supportive environment for those who are new to racing. When you sign up for a Negative Split event, you know you’re in for a memorable, energizing good time.

2020 Split finish line. Run with your pod or enjoy your own space.

The Split Half MarathonApril 18, 2021

Race Details 
Location: Kendall Yards, Spokane, WA
Distances: Live or Virtual Half Marathon, 10k or 5k
More info and registration
Event Beneficiary: Union Gospel Mission & Second Harvest Inland Northwest
Read more about the event refund policy here

The Split Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k run is one of the Spokane favorites.  Start and finish in the trendy Kendall Yards neighborhood right on Summit Parkway with views of the Spokane River. Run a beautiful course along the river and through the new Riverfront Park.  Participants always rave about the great swag and gear. This race is sure to be your next favorite. 1,200 runners participated in safely-produced live and virtual versions of the Split in 2020, and this year will be even better.

Registration
The Split is part of the Run The PNW race series. Registration includes an awesome finisher shirt, blingin’ finisher medal, and one of the best half marathons in the region! No day of race registration is allowed. Shirts are only guaranteed for participants registering more than 10 days before the race. Shirts are on a first-come-first-serve basis for those registering less than 10 days before. The Virtual Run can be completed anytime between April 9 and April 18, 2021. Virtual runners can pick-up their packet at the normal packet pick-up times free of charge or they can opt to have their packets shipped for $10.

Prices increase after February 28!

Well-spaced runners in 2020.

Windermere Marathon—May 16, 2021

Race Details
Location: Spokane River Centennial Trail, Spokane, WA
Distances: Live or Virtual Marathon, Half Marathon or 5k
More info and registration
Event Beneficiary: Windermere Foundation
Read more about the event refund policy here

The Windermere Marathon is truly a PNW gem with a fast and flat course that is known for PR’s and Boston qualifying. Both the half marathon and the marathon course follow the centennial trail along the scenic Spokane River! This race is a runner favorite among beginners through elite races trying to PR.

Registration
Join us for the 2021 Windermere Marathon, full of swag and a whole new after party experience! The Virtual Run can be completed anytime between May 7 and May 16, 2021. Virtual runners can pick-up their packet at the normal packet pick-up times free of charge or they can opt to have their packets shipped for $10. The 2020 Windermere Marathon had 1,300 people participate in socially distant and safe live racing and the virtual option.

Prices increase after March 31!

2020 Coeur dAlene Marathon finish.

Coeur d’Alene Marathon—May 30, 2021

Race Details
Location: McEuen Park, Coeur d’Alene, ID
Distances: Live or Virtual Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k or 5k
More info and registration
Event Beneficiary: North Idaho Centennial Trail Foundation
Read more about the event refund policy here

The Coeur d’Alene Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k run offers one of the most spectacular events in the country and it’s a Boston Qualifier. At an elevation of 2200 feet above sea level, the resort community of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, resting on the shores of spectacular Lake Coeur d’Alene, welcomes visitors to one of the most breathtaking races in North America. The event has been rated the number one race in Idaho two years in a row (best Half Marathon & best Marathon)

Registration
Select between Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k race distances. This year’s race will also offer live and virtual race options. The Kids Marathon and Half Marathon Challenge is also back by popular demand! Shirts are only guaranteed for participants registering more than 10 days before the race. Shirts are on a first-come-first-serve basis for those registering less than 10 days before. No day of race registration is allowed. The 2020 event hosted 1,700 runners for the socially distant and safe live race and virtual events. The Virtual Run can be completed anytime between May 21 and May 30, 2021. Virtual runners can pick-up their packet at the normal packet pick-up times free of charge or they can opt to have their packets shipped for $10.

Prices increase after April 14!

Read more about Inland Northwest races that are being planned with COVID safety in mind for the 2021 race season.

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