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Girls on the Run Mission: We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

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Registration Dates & Pricing - EVENT DATE September 30, 2018

All finishers receive a custom apparel tee and finisher medallion
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Are you a Half Fanatic
Half Fanatics Receive $20 Discount on the Half Marathon, $5 on the 10k - Visit the Fanatic Race Calendar for the Coupon Code. HERE <<

Get your name printed on your bib number! Available when registering, cutoff for custom bib number is August 30th.

Dates Half Marathon 3 Person
Half Marathon Relay
10k

May - Opening Day Special May 15th, 10am $ 75 $ 95 $ 35
May 16, 2018 $ 85 $ 110 $ 40
July 1, 2018 $ 95 $ 125 $ 45
August 1, 2018 $ 105 $ 140 $ 50
September 1, 2018 $ 115 $ 145 $ 55
September 15, 2018 $ 125 $ 170 $ 60
Packet Pick-up $ 135 $ 185 $ 65

***Register by Monday, September 10th to be guaranteed a shirt size.  After September 10th, you will receive a shirt but we can not guarantee size and color.

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Packet Pickup will take place at Tickled Pink boutique at Point Ruston.
Saturday September 29, 2018
Hours: 10:30am - 4:00pm.

Tickled Pink boutique
5005 Ruston Way,
Tacoma WA 98407


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Start Location 
Mt Tahoma High School
4634 S 74th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409
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Finish Location
Mt Tahoma High School
4634 S 74th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409
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Start Time
Half Marathon 8:00 AM
10k Run / Walk 8:15 AM
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About the Courses: Subject to change.

You Go Girl half marathon & 10k is back after a 4 year hiatus. These new courses start and finish at Mt Tahoma High School and finishes on the beautiful Mt. Tahoma Track. The course offers sweeping views of Mt Rainier and runs along the Scott Pierson and Water Flume Trails. Need a warm place to hang out before the race, we have you covered with the school gym right by the start line.

Half Marathon & 10k finishers will receive finisher medals.

Half Marathon Map My Run Route HERE << Subject to change


10 Kilometers Map My Run Route HERE << Subject to change 

Course Certification
The half marathon & 10k course will be USATF Certified and a New York City Marathon Qualifier.
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Gear Check
Gear check is provided for your personal items at the start line. Please tear your gear check tab off of your bib, fill out and attach to your gear check bag (using the zip tie provided in your gear check bag). Your gear check bag was given to you at packet pick up. Please do not put valuables in your bag. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items. You may claim your bag after you finish by providing your bib number.
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Course Support
Water, Nuun Electrolyte, Energy Gel, Vaseline, and Porta-Potties will be provided at all water stations. Aid Stations located at 4, 6, 7.5, 9 and 11. Medical personnel will be at the finish if there’s an emergency dial 911, volunteers and police are all along the course to assist you. Massages will be offered at the finish line recovery area.
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Chip Timing
The half marathon & 10k are chip timed by Peak Performance Timing. Results will be posted the same day.
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Pacers
Provided by the Half Fanatics.
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Half Marathon Time Limit (Start Time 8:00 AM)
There is a time limit of 3 hours for the 10k Run / Walk (13 min avg. pace per mile). All of those remaining on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey traffic laws. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.

10k Run / Walk Time Limit (Start Time 8:15 AM)
There is a time limit of 2:45 for the 10k (26 min avg. pace per mile). All of those remaining on the course must move to the sidewalks and obey traffic laws. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.
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Awards
Awards will be presented to the top three overall female winners, and to the top overall female master winner (40 years of age and over). Top 3 age in each age group receive a custom YGG charm, 3rd & 4th receive ribbons. Age group divisions are as follows: 9 & under,10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-80, 80 & over. USATF Rules, overall winners will not be bumped from age group awards.

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Relay Information

RELAY Driving Instruction: Please follow the routes prescribed they will keep you off the race course and get you to your exchange points without crossing the race course.

Leg One - 3.91 Miles Route HERE <<
Relay Teams park at the Park and Ride off Center Street. Driving Route HERE <<
Walk down Scott Pierson path to Water Stop / Relay Exchange HERE <<
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Leg Two - 4.31 Miles Route HERE <<
Location S. 47th St. & S. Tacoma Way at the beginning of the Water Flume Trail.
Park across the street from Water Stop / Relay Exchange HERE << Driving Route HERE <<
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Leg Three - 4.83 Miles Route HERE <<
Driving Route to Finish HERE <<
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Corporate Team

  • A team must consist of 3 employees from the same business.
  • Awards to the top 3 corporate teams place of business.
  • Awards presented to each individual of the winning corporate team.

Mixed Relay Team

  • This event does not have a mixed team option.

Female Relay Team

  • Female relay team must consist of all females.
  • A relay member can run more than one leg but the team must have at least 2 team members to be eligible for awards.
  • Awards presented to each individual of the winning team.

Relay Rules and Information

  • The Half Marathon Relay is designed for 3 persons; however, you can have 2 teammates.
  • Team Captain is responsible for signing up the team online.
  • Team Captain is responsible for collecting the team's money for their reimbursement.
  • Team Captain must input team or corporate name in the appropriate field on the registration form.
  • The team must supply their own support vehicle. Team Vehicles are NOT allowed on the course. Park off the course and walk over to the exchange point.
  • In the event, someone can't run then someone else from the team can run two legs.
  • In the event a substitution is made on the team then the team captain must be sure that the NEW TEAM is in the correct division.
  • The cost of the relay is the same regardless if you have only 2 people or 3.
  • Each Relay team member will receive a finisher medal.
  • Relay Teams must consist of 2 persons to be eligible for awards. 

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FAQ

When does Registration open for 2018? 
May 15, 2018

Is there a Military discount available? Yes, there is a $5 discount for active duty military personnel only. You will see a checkbox on the registration page. You must show your Military ID at packet pick up.

Can I switch race distances after I have signed up? Yes, you can switch distances at Packet Pickup. There are no refunds. If you move up in distances please be prepared to pay the price difference. Pick up your packet first and then go to the registration table where the timer will reassign your bib number.

Is the course USATF Certified? Yes. The courses will be USATF Certified.

What if I sustain an injury or can't make it to the event, what are my options? Sorry, there are no refunds or rollovers for medical reasons. No exceptions.

Can an entry be transferred to someone else? No. Sorry, no exceptions!

Where is packet pick-up? Tickled Pink at Point Ruston from 10:30am until 4pm on Saturday, September 29th.  We will not have packets before 10:30am.  Packets will also be available for pick up at the start on race morning from 6:45am.

Can I pick up someone else's race packet? Yes, as long as you have permission from them to do so. Written permission is not required.

Is there any way to pick up the packet on race day? Yes all unclaimed bibs from packet pickup  will be brought to the start line.

Will there be professional photographers on the course? Yes! Race day photos will be provided by CJ Photography for free! 

Is the race Chip Timed? Yes, the chip is built into the bib. Please avoid folding your bib as it could damage the chip, additionally please make sure your bib is visible!

Do you get a finisher medal? Yes! Everyone will get a medal.

Can you walk the Half Marathon? We have a 3 hour cut off (13 min avg. pace). If the police don't think you can make it in the allotted time you may be moved to the sidewalk. The timing mats, medical staff, and finish line amenities will remain at the finish until all participants have finished.

Will there be a massage therapist? Yes. Behive Massage will have massage therapists at the finish line recovery area. They will offer massages at a suggested donation of $1.00 per minute.

Can you walk the10k? Yes! We have a 2:45 time limit. That is a 26 minute per mile pace.

Are strollers allowed? Yes, in the 10k only. Please make sure you are not blocking or hitting faster runners.

Are dogs allowed? No, we cannot allow dogs at any distance for insurance reasons. Sorry. 

Where can I park? Please carpool if you can Mt Tahoma has several parking lots that will be available on race day.

Is there a gear check? Yes

What is the address of the start? Mt Tahoma High School
4634 S 74th St.
Tacoma, WA 98409

Are there porta-potties at the start? Yes

Can I wear headphones during the race? Yes, be safe and don't turn them up so loud that you can't hear volunteers or police. We recommend leaving one earbud out. Be safe out there.

Are we missing something? Please let us know and we will gladly make the addition. Contact Us

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