The AquaRun for a Child and Relays is a 3K or 5K swim followed by a 5K (3.1 miles) run. 

  • The 5K swim of the AquaRun and Relays starts FIRST at 10:05AM in-water between two orange buoys in a clock-wise, triangular swim course from Owen Beach around two tall yellow buoys near Vashon Island and will finish a beach exit across a timing mat. Swim cut off time is 2:45 hours after race start
  • The 3K swim of the AquaRun and Relays will start by taking a 15 minute Washington State Tahlequah Ferry at 10:30 AM to the Vashon Ferry dock. Swimmers will disembark and enter the water to the yellow buoys southwest of the Ferry dock in time for a 11:00AM race start. Swim cut off time is 2 hours after race start.
  • Upon exiting the swim at Owen Beach and after transitioning to the run, the 5K (3.1 mile) course will head east 1.25 miles on the right side of the seawall running path parallel to the water to the end and return to Owen Beach, then after a short steep hill climb, to 5 Mile Drive another short and out and back and down same hill to finish on the seawall path near the swim exit.

AquaRun Swim has two separate swims: 3K and 5K.

  • The 5K swim of the AquaRun starts FIRST at 10:05AM in-water between two orange buoys in a clock-wise, triagular swim course from Owen Beach around two tall yellow buoys near Vashon Island and will finish a beach exit across a timing mat. Swim cut off time is 2:45 hours after race start.
  • The 3K swim of the AquaRun will start by taking a 15 minute Washington State Tahlequah Ferry at 10:30 AM to the Vashon Ferry dock. Swimmers will disembark and enter the water to the yellow buoys southwest of the Ferry dock in time for a 11:00AM race start. Swim cut off time is 2 hours after race start.

The Run for a Child is a 5K (3.1 mile) run.

  • The 5K run event will start at 11:30AM Owen Beach on the seawall path heading east 1.25 miles on the right side of the seawall running path parallel to the water to the end and return to Owen Beach, then after a short steep hill climb, to 5 Mile Drive another short and out and back and down same hill to finish on the seawall path near the swim exit.

Random FREE prize drawings for participants at post race celebration… but you must be present to win!

RACE INFO

Requirements:

  • Wetsuit
  • ‘Swim Safe’ type buoy or race provided balloon
  • Race Provided Cap & Run Number

Click here for wetsuit rental info from:

NW Tri and Bike
15423 SE 272nd St, Kent, WA 98042
(253) 638-2453

  • Rental Period is Thursday – Thursday
  • Rental Fee is $45.00 payable at time of reservation and can be taken over the phone

You can call us at: 206-651-0823

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DIRECTIONS
ACCOMMODATIONS NEAR RACE

Silver Cloud Inn (5 miles)

(253) 238-8000

www.hotelmuranotacoma.com

  1. (800)780-7234

www.book.bestwestern.com