Eastside Runners Club

The Seattle area running club for every type of runner

40 years running (founded 1981)

Featured Races

A featured race is a local running event that the club designates each month. The races aren't put on by ESR but sometimes we get discounts for members. They're optional of course, but do consider participating. Races can be an interesting new experience for you, or provide you with a motivational goal to train toward, or simply be a fun time with your ESR friends. Hope to see you on the run!


November 20 - Perrigo parkrun 5k (same location as our Saturday morning run)

December 11 - Christmas Rush 5k & 10k


January - no featured race

February 12 - Perrigo parkrun 5k (same location as our Saturday morning run)

March 27 - Seattle Cherry Blossom 5K  Choose the last signup option (the 5K on Sunday 3/27).  Get a discount by selecting the team "Eastside Runners" using password Welcome2Dteam.  Get an additional 15% discount at checkout using the coupon code LOB15.  (The RD also asks us to say that the race is looking for volunteers---check it out on that web site.)

April 24 - Mt Si Relay and Trail Races  This month the featured run is ESR's signature race.  You can volunteer using this link; if you volunteer and run, you can get a 20% discount for the half marathon.  Contact Russ (mtsivolunteers@eastsiderunners.com) for the discount code.

May 22 - Girls on the Run 5K  (select "Community Runner" for the "Site/School" dropdown)  A 5K through the streets of Renton ending on the Renton Memorial Stadium track.  ESR usually donates a portion of our Mt Si revenue to GotR but we haven't been able to do that the past couple of years.  Enjoy a fun run while your entry fee goes to supporting this worthwhile organization.

June 5 - Big Back Yard 5K  Join the ESR team in a 5K at Marymoor Park in Redmond whose proceeds benefit King County parks.  To register, find the 'REGISTER' button near the top of the home page.  When entering registration information, select "Eastside Runners" to join the ESR team, and use "Russ Otani" for the Team Captain name.

July 4 - Carnation Run for the Pies 5K  The classic 5K now earns you a beer (or root beer) for finishing , even if you don't win a pie

September 25 - Anacortes Half Marathon  Small, low-key event on a beautiful waterfront course.

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