FAQ

When is the Downtown Yakima Mile?


Saturday, June 13th, 2020




Where is the Downtown Yakima Mile?


The starting line is located at 1101 W. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98902. The event takes place on a Yakima Avenue with no exact address but this address will get you very close to the start line. The finish line is on Yakima Avenue in front of Cowiche Canyon Kitchen at 202 E. Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901.




When does the race start?


Packet Pickup, Kids Activities and Entertainment are Saturday, June 8th from 3:30pm to 5:00pm. The first race heat starts at 5:30pm.




Should I register for the Family Mile or the Open Race?


The Family Mile is a recreational mile for everyone and the Open Race is a competitive race for everyone. You choose!




How to I donate to the Yakima School District Violence Prevention Program?


Thank you so much simply go to https://yakimamile.enmotive.com/events/fundraising/2019-virgina-mason-memorial-downtown-yakima-mile




My child is racing, how to I find them at the end of the race?


You will need have a friend or family member at the finish line. If any children are misplaced we will have a Lost and Found Tent at the finish line. Additionally the race bibs have emergency contact phone numbers printed directly on them.




Can I run with a stroller?


Yes, you will want to register for the Family Mile - Walk, Stroll, Jog- by Sozo Sports https://yakimamile.enmotive.com/events/register/2019-virgina-mason-memorial-downtown-yakima-mile




Can I register on Race day?


While we prefer you register prior to event day we can accept race day registrations https://yakimamile.enmotive.com/events/register/2020-downtown-yakima-mile-presented-by-home2-suites-and-tru-by-hilton




What is the race schedule?


https://www.yakimamile.com/event-info




Where should I park?


We suggest giving yourself plenty of time to find parking. Please keep in mind that Yakima Avenue will begin to shut down at 3:30pm.




Where do I go to pick up my race packet before the event?


Race Packets will be available for pick-up on Friday, June 7th from 12pm - 5pm at Gesa Credit Union, at 1825 South 1st St., Yakima, WA 98903.




Can I pick up my packet the day of the event?


Yes, race packets will be available for pick up on Saturday, June 8th from 3:30pm to 5:00pm at Gesa Credit Union at 1825 S. 1st St., Yakima, WA 98903




Can I race with a stroller?


Yes, you can run with a stroller or walker in the Family Walk, Stroll, Jog Mile presented by SOZO. We ask that you start in the back of the pack and should always be aware of other participants for the safety and enjoyment of all.




Can I volunteer?


Yes! We could not execute this event without the help of volunteers. Just go to https://www.yakimamile.com/ and click on volunteer. We would love to have you join us.




Will there be an afterparty?


Yes, what awesome race would be complete without an afterparty? Yes, the afterparty will take place just a few blocks from the finish line at Single Hill Brewery from 9pm to 11pm at 102 N. Naches Ave, Yakima, WA 98901 or learn more about Single Hill Brewery at https://singlehillbrewing.com/





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