2010 Mercer Island Half Marathon: Race Day is Sunday, March 21st

The 2010 Mercer Island Half Day Marathon is this weekend, Sunday, March 21st.  The Pre-Race Expo is Saturday, March 20th, 1 to 5 pm.  Both the Pre-Race Expo and Race Day events are located at the Community Center at Mercer View.

In-store registration for any of the racing events closes at 12:00pm tomorrow, March 17th. Online registration closes at 12:00pm, Friday, March 19th. Participants can also register at the Pre-Race Expo or on Race Day (note: Race Day registration closes 20 minutes before an event starts).

Below is the Race Day Schedule of Events:

  • 6:30 AM: Day-of-Event Registration Begins
  • 7:30 AM: Half-Marathon Walk Begins (presented by Swedish Cancer Institute)
  • 8:00 AM: Half Mile Kids’ Dash for Children 10 and Under (sponsored by Farmers Insurance Group)
  • 8:30 AM: 10K Run (sponsored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance)
  • 9:00AM: Half Marathon Run (presented by Swedish Cancer Institute)
  • 9:30 AM: 5k Run & Walk (sponsored by Virginia Mason Team Medicine)

If you have questions about what each event entails, please take a look at the 2010 Half Marathon Schedule Page. The details about each event are located in the left hand sidebar.

The Mercer Island Half Marathon helps raise funds for colon cancer prevention and the charities supported by the Mercer Island Rotary Club FoundationMarch is Colon Cancer Prevention Month.