Second Seed procedures are described in detail below. Please read carefully!
Second Seeding is a special starting area on Riverside Avenue reserved for runners (age 13 and older) who either placed in the top five in their age group in last year's Bloomsday, or who have run one of the following events in a time faster than those listed below:
|2nd Seed Qualifying Race (Age 13 - 49)|
|Spokane Dad's Day Dash||06/18/23||5K||18:40/6:01||22:30/7:16|
|Spokane Valleyfest 5K||09/24/23||5K||18:40/6:01||22:30/7:16|
|Spokane Valleyfest 10K||09/24/23||10K||39:00/6:17||47:00/7:34|
|Spokane Marathon 10K||10/08/23||10K||39:00/6:17||47:00/7:34|
|Seattle Jingle Bell Run||12/10/23||12K||48:00/6:24||58:00/7:45|
|Richland St. Patrick's Day||TBA||10K||39:00/6:17||47:00/7:34|
|Spokane St Paddy's||TBA||5 Mile||31:00/6:12||37:00/7:24|
|Spokane Rapid Rabbit Run||03/24/24||5 Mile||31:00/6:12||37:00/7:24|
|Hauser Lake Ice Breaker||04/20/24||10K||39:00/6:17||47:00/7:34|
|Coeur d'Alene Spring Dash||04/27/24||5 Mile||31:00/6:12||37:00/7:24|
|Pink Ribbon Run||TBA||5K||18:40/6:01||22:30/7:16|
|Age Group Qualification|
|Bloomsday, 2023: Age 69 and under, top 10. Age 70 and over, top 5|
|Senior Seeding (50 and older)|
|Qualifying Race Times (USATF Courses)|
|Distance||Men||Women||Senior Men||Senior Women|
Qualified Second Seed Runners
If you qualify for Second Seeding, please follow these instructions:
Warm-up Gear Drop-off and Post-Race Party
Second Seed runners who purchase the amenities package may check their warm-up gear at the start line. Your gear will then be waiting for you at the Corporate Cup Post-Race Party. Free drinks, food, and massage at the party are included in the amenities package.You must be wearing your Second Seed singlet to attend the party.
Second Seeding for Out-of-Town Runners
Out-of-town runners who are unable to qualify for Elite Seeding or attend one of the Second Seeding qualifying races listed above, may be able to qualify for Second Seeding. Check with Second Seed Coordinator for details. Second Seeding is limited, but race officials will do their best to accommodate out-of-town runners.
If you have questions about Second Seeding, please contact Second Seed Coordinator. Include your date of birth and how you qualified for Second Seeding (if applicable).