Coverage of the 41st Lilac Bloomsday Run.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Low Bloomsday turnout blamed on this year’s frequent bad weather
The long, cold and wet winter gets the blame for the relatively low number of finishers in this year’s Bloomsday.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
From packed to pristine: the work of cleaning up after Bloomsday
As the last wave of Bloomsday runners and walkers – or Bloomies, as the moniker goes – slowly crossed the finish line after the 7
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
38,748 turn out for Bloomsday 2017
Bloomsday 2017 welcomes runners with rain and sun.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 8:22 p.m.
Running for a shirt – this year’s teal Bloomsday finisher tee is popular
Volunteers cracked open boxes of Bloomsday T-shirts Sunday morning, revealing the most closely guarded secret in Spokane at the same moment runners were crossing the start line.
Sat., May 6, 2017, 5 a.m.
Eat to run: Carb-loading tips for Sunday’s race
Yes, carb loading before Bloomsday may be helpful, but not if you just eat a pound of pasta Saturday evening.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Among thousands readying for Sunday’s race is Spokane man who has run all but first Bloomsday
Cory Yost has run Bloomsday every year but one. The first one.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Bloomsday post-race festivities and shirt pick-up will be along Main Avenue this year
Spokane Falls Boulevard has been dug up to install a 2.2-million gallon stormwater tank downtown, and the construction of an ice ribbon has closed portions of Riverfront Park. But Bloomsday …
Mon., April 24, 2017
Doomsday Hill gets a total remake
Construction of a stormwater holding tank along Doomsday Hill has resulted in a complete makeover of Pettet Drive.
Wed., April 19, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Time is running out to register for Bloomsday
Time is running out fast for walkers and joggers who want to sign up to participate in the 12k stroll through Spokane otherwise known as Bloomsday.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Organizers preview changes, charity partner ahead of 41st Bloomsday race
A year after Bloomsday celebrated its 40-year milestone, the popular event is bracing for a new development: For the first time in its history, the event’s post-race activities will not …