The Lilac Bloomsday Association presents the 41st running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run.

  • Sunday, May 7, 2017
  • 12 Kilometers (7.46 miles)
  • Spokane, Washington

Bloomsday Stories



In our 40th year we collected stories from our participants about their favorite experiences at Bloomsday. Additional stories may be submitted to We'll post stories below that we think are inspirational, amusing, or interesting for whatever reason.


Changing Lives in Spokane

It's in Our Culture

Use It or Lose It

Will You Be Running?

Naked Man in the Mirror

Can't We Wear Basketball Shoes?

Making Memories for the Future

Still Here for Another

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