Register for the 8th Annual Run in the Sun

Scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 2, a 5K for runners and 1-mile walk where all ages, abilities and even strollers are welcome.

Both events will begin and end at the Lacey Sports Complex Community Stadium. All participants will receive a commemorative cotton T-shirt.

Awards by Age Group

For the 5K, medals will be awarded for the top three male and female finishers in each age category:

11 & Under  *  12 - 14  *  15 - 18  *  19 - 29  *  30 - 39  *  40 - 49  *  50 - 59  *  60 & Up


Registration begins at                    7:30 amRunLogo
Welcome & Ceremony                  8:15 am
5K Start                                          8:30 am
1-Mile Walk Start                            8:35 am


Registration for either event is $25 per person. Online registration is now closed, but same day registration begins at 7:30 am on Saturday, August 2. If you would like to print a registration form and bring it with you to the race, click here.

Team registrations must be returned by Noon on Thursday, July 31 to receive the discount, they will not be honored after that date.

Proceeds from the 2014 event will benefit the MHP Hospice Serenity House.

With questions, please contact Cathy Stahl, MHP Marketing and Development
Director, at 641.672.3369 or

Click here to view a map of the route for this years' event.

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