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Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes

May 15
06:45 am - 11:00 am
Location: Seattle

The 34th Annual Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes will be Sunday, Mary 15th at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

The Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes is a fundraiser for JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. The event consists of an 8K run and wheelchair race, a 3-mile walk, a 1-mile fun run, and the Diaper Derby for toddlers.

The event is called Beat the Bridge because the course travels over Seattle’s University Bridge, which is raised during the race. Participants try to cross the bridge before it is raised. Those who don't beat the bridge must wait, with a live band and entertainment, for the bridge to come back down. After a few minutes, the bridge lowers and everyone can finish the race.

Saturday, May 14, 2016: On-site Registration and Packet Pickup is strongly encouraged from Noon to 5:00 PM. Located in the west concourse of Husky Stadium.

Sunday, May 15, 2016: 34th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes. Registration opens at 6:45 AM in the west concourse of Husky Stadium. Event day schedule is as follows:
7:30 AM Montlake Boulevard closes to ALL vehicle traffic
8:00 AM 3-Mile Walk
8:15 AM 1-Mile Fun Run
8:28 AM Start of Wheelchair Race
8:30 AM Start of 8K Race
8:50 AM University Bridge goes up (approximate time—the bridge will go up 20 minutes after the last runner crosses start line)
9:00 AM Fun on the field of the Husky Stadium
9:30 AM Awards Ceremony
9:50 AM Diaper Derby

Registration is as follows:
Early Bird Registration: $25 per participant through March 16th
Regular Registration: $30 per participant March 17th through May 11th
Event Weekend: $40 per participant on Saturday, May 14th, and Sunday, May 15th
Diaper Derby Registration: There is no fee to participate in the Diaper Derby

For more information about the Beat the Bridge, including registration information, please click here.

For donation information, please click here.

Beat The Bridge
Sunday, Marcy 15th
Husky Stadium
3800 Montlake Blvd
Seattle