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Downtown to Defiance

Downtown to Defiance
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Time: 8 am-12 pm

Bike, walk, run, roll from Point Defiance Park to Downtown Tacoma and back.

Downtown to Defiance is a free open streets event on Sunday, September 28 for bicyclists, walkers and runners to experience the waterfront for almost 7 miles unencumbered by vehicular traffic.

The event starts and finishes at Point Defiance Park with a turnaround on the Foss Waterway Esplanade at S. 21st Street Park.

Point Defiance Park will be a buzz of activity with food trucks, low cost helmet-fitting and live entertainment!

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Downtown to Defiance Schedule:

8:00 am
- Opening/Start   
8:10 am
- Rainier Riders (fast cyclists)
8:15 am
- VeloFemmes (women riders)
8:20 am
- Community Riders and Families
8:25 am
- Other Wheeled Devices (people-powered only)
8:30 am
- Foot-Powered People (runners, walkers)

Or join the route at any point in place and time!

Live entertainment
10 am-12 pm
Point Defiance Park

SixHouse Radius and Stephanie Anne Johnson

Food Truck Mania
7 am-12 pm

Point Defiance Park
Don’t bother eating breakfast at home. Come early for Food Truck Mania!

Pre-Register to receive a commemorative
cinchpack! Registration is FREE.



D2D Duathlon
Looking for a more competitive event?
The D2D Duathlon is a separate, timed
event and requires separate registration.

Many of the food trucks from the wildly-popular Tacoma Food Truck Fest in Wright Park will be on-site beginning at 7 am and ready to serve breakfast and lunch through 12 pm.

So RELAX, park your bike, give your legs a break and grab a bite to eat while listening to great music in the “Bowl”.  

Food Truck Vendor Application (pdf)

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