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Last updated 5/19/2017


Event date: Saturday, June 24 (pre-register by June 22nd by noon or sign up race day starting at 7:30 AM)

CAMANO CRAB DASH: An ALL AGES EVENT to benefit the Camano Center Walk, run, scamper... come kick off the summer with the sixth annual Camano Crab Dash 5K run/walk and 10K run starting at the Camano Center at 606 Arrowhead Road. This family event is pet and stroller friendly and offers a moderate 5K that participants can run or walk and a challenging 10K run. Last year, participants ranged from 6 years old to 80 years old with even younger children riding in strollers. Medals are awarded for the top three female and male runners and ribbons are awarded for the top three finishers in EACH age group! Stay for the celebration after the race at the Camano Center with refreshments and awards. Packet pick-up and "day of" registration starts at 7:30 AM with a DJ, muffins and coffee while you wait for the race to start at 9 AM.

The Camano Center is a non-profit community center that operates entirely from fundraisers, donations, membership and the proceeds from the 2nd Chance Thrift Shop. Look for registration information for the Crab Dash at https://runsignup.com/Race/WA/CamanoIsland/CamanoCrabDash. You can also pick up a registration form at the Camano Center at 606 Arrowhead Road or print one off of our website at www.camanocenter.org.

Many thanks to our race sponsors this year: Skagit Regional Health, IRG Physical Therapy and Hand Therapy, Momentum Performance Training, Utsalady Farm, Project PC and Pope Chiropractic. We appreciate their community support!


Lehmbecker Law Firm, located in Bellevue, is offering the Sprinting Towards Success Scholarship, which is a $1,000 college scholarship made payable to the recipient's university of choice. Scholarship applicants will submit a one to three page essay responding to the question, "What motivates you to run?" Here is more information about the scholarship: http://lehmlaw.com/sprinting-towards-success-scholarship/

Running has been an integral part of my life for a long time. For over 30 years, I've been running for sport and fitness and it means a lot to me. We’re excited to be able to award a scholarship to a member of the Washington running community.


The Anacortes Art Dash Half Marathon, 10k & 5k run is on Saturday, August 5th (the same weekend as Arts Festival). For more info on the run or to sign up go to https://anacortesparksandrecreation.sportsiteslabs.com/player#Root0.


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