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Opening Day 5k


Opening-day-5k-logoThursday, April 5, 2018

6:00 pm

$25 Thru April 2
$30 April 3-4
$35 Day of Race

Score a double-play! Run a fun 5k with family and friends, then watch the Tacoma Rainiers' home opener for free..

Race entry fee includes admission ticket to Rainiers game.

This run will take you down part of the Scott Pierson Trail and finish at Cheney Stadium, the home of the Tacoma Rainiers. Afterward, stay at the ball park and cheer on the Rainiers as they open their baseball season against Sacramento.

This run/walk is chip-timed. Strollers and dogs on leash are welcome at the race. (Please check with Cheney Stadium before bringing them into the baseball game.)

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Opening Day 5k Map

Start at Cheney Stadium, head north on the Scott Pierson trail, go under 19th street to the corner (water stop) and turn around. Take the Scott Pierson trail to Union Avenue and turn around. Finish line is near the start line at Cheney Stadium.


Cheney Stadium
2502 S Tyler St,
Tacoma, WA 98405

Parking: Paid parking is available in the Cheney Stadium lot, free parking is available in the surrounding neighborhood.

Race info: (253) 305-1022

4:30 pm
Meet in the Cheney Stadium parking lot at the Metro Parks Tacoma tent.


A  community partnership between Metro Parks Tacoma and Bloodworks Northwest is making it more convenient to give blood. When you donate, you're saving lives!

Let family and friends who aren't running the 5k know that they can help out by giving blood!

Rainiers' Opening Day Blood Drive      
12-5 pm (lunch break from 2-3 pm)        
Donate blood at the blood mobile in the Cheney Stadium parking lot.
Reserve your donation time online   

Bloodworks will be offering a ticket to the Rainiers game to each person who donates.  

Results & Photos
Results will be posted:

Photos, if there are any, will be posted within 7 days.