Race Day Schedule

Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019
The race will go on rain, snow or shine!
  RACE START: 909 A St. Tacoma WA. 98402
           SCHEDULE OF EVENTS :    
7:00 AM to 8:45 AM
Packet Pick-Up
Pick up your number, timing chip and goody bag at the start location.  Avoid the lines and come early!

Gear Check

Gear check will be at the start area and closes 10 minutes before the 5k starts! Your gear will be waiting for you at the finish, Santa's helper will ensure it is there.
 8:00 AM
Nourish Pierce County will be at accepting donations. Bring a protein specific item for donation!
8:25 AM
National Anthem
Start Time for Half Marathon/ Half Marathon Relay 

Start Time for 10K 

Start Time for 5K Runners/Walkers/Strollers
  • Walkers, please line up in the back
10:15 AM


Start Time for Tiny Tim's 1K Kids Run (ages tiny to 12)

  • Parents can run the tiny Tim 1K with their registered children at no extra cost.
RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP: Pick up your number, timing chip, and hat at the Start location of the race from 7:00 AM to 8:45 AM. To best avoid long lines on race day make sure to pick your packet up on Friday at packet pick-up.

There will be pre-race day packet pick-up at the Tacoma City Marathon Association (directly above Fleet Feet Sports Tacoma)
3812 N 26th Street, Suite C
Tacoma, WA 98407

Friday, December 13th from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

  • You can pick up someone else's packet with permission from them to do so
  • If you purchased a race shirt you can also pick it up at that time

    Avoid race day lines and pick up your packet early!
GEAR CHECK: There will be gear check (a.k.a. clothing check) located at the start of the race. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. Please do not leave valuables in your bag.  Gear will be waiting for you at the finish, Santa's helpers will ensure that your gear gets from the start to the finish safely. To do so in time, we will need to close gear check 10 minutes before the 5K starts.