Races We Sponsor

race we sponsor

SHOES-n-FEET carefully selects and only recommends events that we think will be a fantastic experience for our customers.We are excited to have many great events to recommend to you. If you participate in a sponsored race, please come in the store and tell us about it.  We value your feedback on the races and enjoy hearing about your experiences!

If you are a race director and want SHOES-n-FEET to sponsor your race, please contact: adam.stuhlfaut@shoesnfeet.com to discuss sponsorship opportunities.  

SHOES-n-FEET's Races

  • Paddy Coyne's GLOW 5K - Looking for a fun way to celebrate St. Paddy's Day? Join us for a twilight run or walk at our second annual Paddy Coyne's GLOW 5K & Kids 1K, coming March, 2019.
  • Lake Hills Relay - SHOES-n-FEET is partnering with Northwest Trail Runs to host this exciting new event on May 6, 2018 at 8 a.m. Teams of 2-5 runners will race on a 5k out-and-back route on the mostly wide and flat Lake Hills Greenbelt trails, with only a few short stretches of pavement. There will be a Hangout Zone set aside in the parking lot for each team to set up a canopy, chairs, etc. Think running race tailgating! We encourage team costumes and will be giving out spirit awards.
  • Monster Dash 5K - Our 1st Annual Monster Dash 5k & Lil' Frankenstein 1k will be a fun, family-friendly, timed Halloween themed running event. Participants are encouraged to wear costumes, and we will host a costume contest. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to a charity.
  • Beat the Bird 5K - Join us for the 9th Annual Beat the Bird 5K Lil' Drumstick 1K on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22, 2018.  This year’s race will raise money for a donation to the Renewal Food Bank in Bellevue.  The course starts at the Kelsey Creek Shopping Center in the Lake Hills area of east Bellevue.  The course is flat, fast and family friendly as 90% of the course runs away from traffic on the wide-open carriage trail path that winds through the Lake Hills Greenbelt Park.  Earn your turkey dinner Thanksgiving day by helping us raise money to feed those who are less fortunate.

Featured Sponsored Events

All in for Autism 10K/5K - All in for Autism is one of only two races that start and end at Bellevue's Downtown Park. The race is organized by Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club, the money raised goes to many great charities including the Seattle Children's Hospital Autism Center, Kindering as well as many other local charities endorsed by the Bellevue Breakfast Rotary Club. The 10k course is USATF certified for distance, so its a good chance to try to set a new 10K personal best! - Run local!

Spirit of Bellevue 12K/5K - Another locally organized event brought to you by the Bellevue Chamber of Commerce.  Spirit of Bellevue raises money for scolarships for graduating high school seniors and for their Young Entreprenuer Academy, where young people in grades 6-12 are coached to start their own real businesses.  The 5K course runs 1/2 through downtown Bellevue and 1/2 along Lake Washington Bvld.  The 12K winds its way down through Mercer Slough Nature Park.  - Run local!

Run Snoqualmie - Run Snoqualmie is a locally owned race company owned by Sean Sundwall, Cross-Country & Track Coach at Mt. Si High School.  Run Snoqualmie puts on fun, fast, chip-timed races ranging from 5K to the Half-Marathon in scenic Snoqualmie and Fall City.  Most courses are USATF cerified for distance. 

NW Trail Runs - Western Washington is trail running heaven and is home to many types of trail run/race events.  The trail scene, however, can be a little intimidating to the newby with all the uber-long ultra running events.  Not to fear! NW Trail Runs puts on super-fun, super-accessible trail events for runners of all abilities.  Check out their two series: Summertime Tuesday Night Trail to Grill and the Winter Trail Series.  

City of Redmond - A city that owns its own timing equipment is a city that is serious about running.  The City of Redmond puts on two holiday themed races, Beat the Bunny 5K in the spring and Rain Run 5K in the fall, and and in July the Derby Dash 5K. Check out the schedule for City of Redmond here.

Fall City Fun Run - The Annual Fall City 5K & 10K races are scheduled for early June.  Both the 5k and 10k races are chip-timed, USATF-certified, out-and-back courses along the Snoqualmie River. 

Carnation Run for the Pies - 4th of July 5K fun! This 5k course will take you through the streets of Carnation then jump onto the Snoqualmie Trail, loop into the new Tolt-MacDonald Park trail system, then finish off running along the parade route on Tolt Ave. This is a competitive flat and very fast USATF-certified course along the Snoqualmie valley.