Race Preview: 2016 Resolution Run 5K and Polar Bear Dive (Seattle)

Start out 2017 with Club Northwest's Resolution 5K and Polar Bear Dive on January 1st in Seattle. You can choose to stay dry and just run the 5K or you can make it interesting and add the Polar Bear Dive (about 100 yards from the 5K finish line) and jump into Lake Washington to ring in the New Year!

This celebratory event includes a free Kids Dash, heated changing tents so you can change into dry clothes after the Polar Bear Dive, and lots of post-race fun. There will be free chili, hot chocolate, coffee, and other food and drink. You can warm up by one of the fire pits and there will also be a beer garden for those 21 and over with beer from the Freemont Brewing Company.

2017 Resolution Run 5K route

“The Resolution Run is a fund-raising activity to support local amateur athletes in their quest to compete in regional and national events. Club Northwest is one of the very few clubs designated as an Elite Development Club by USA Track & Field and a member club of Running USA and the Road Runners Club of America. It is the mission of Club Northwest to provide leadership in and support for track & field amateur athletics, long distance running, cross country running, race walking and mountain/ultra/trail running.”

Resolution Run and Polar Bear Dive Details

Date: Sunday, January 1

Times: 10:30 A.M. – 5K
11:30 A.M. – Kids Dash

Location: Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle

Entry Fee: $40

Race Website: Click Here

About Annette Vaughan (493 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner and personal trainer in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is a certified personal trainer, who believes in promoting movement since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.
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