Saturnalia

December 14, 2024 - 10K

2023 Results

Winter, darkness,
and all the weather

One last hurrah before the end of the year. Runners, get ready for a fun and festive holiday treat along the trails of Squaxin Park.

This 10k(ish) race will begin and end at the track of Reeves Middle School in Olympia's Eastside neighborhood. The race route will wind its way through the incredible woods of Squaxin Park, make use of most of these spectacular trails, and offers views of the Puget Sound and the Capitol above downtown Olympia.

Join us during the darkest time of the year to celebrate running in nature that brings light and happiness to one another.

Distance: 10K

Location: Squaxin Park, Olympia, WA

Date: 14 December 2024

Start Time: 9am


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Registration Includes

  • Access to fully-stocked and fun aid stations staffed by our incredible volunteers.
  • Hand-crafted finisher keepsake by Olympia artist Trixy Eichler of Trixwithay.
  • We plant a tree for each finisher with ONE TREE PLANTED.
  • Limited edition race sticker - collect them all!
  • Access to our festive sponsor swag raffle.
  • Finish line high fives from race director.
  • Safety and medical support.
  • An unforgettable and fun winter adventure run at Squaxin Park.

The Saturnalia race route.
THE COURSE

The race begins and ends at the Reeves Middle School track!
The route wind its way through the school ground before heading down to Eastbay Drive and into Squaxin Park. There, we take advantage of most of the awesome trail on the upper and lower loop (Ellis Cove trail) of the park before heading back up to the Reeves track for the finish.

PREVIEW THE COURSE WITH US

Join our Strava group to stay up to date with upcoming opportunities to explore the courses.

CUTOFF

We will not enforce any cutoff for this race. You're welcome to walk the course.

Aid Station

We will have a full stocked aid station at the finish line. Aid station is stocked with water, Tailwind, soda, fruit, chips, pickles and a few other treats. We will also have some warm beverages for you to warm up after the race. Basic first aid supplies are available too.

Zero-Waste

All our races are cupless events. Bring a collapsible cup for fluids at the aid stations. For folks who forgot their cup you'll be able to purchase one at race pickup.
In our effort to reduce waste we will have very few trash cans at the event. We aim to recycle an and compost most of our waste. Please be mindful of our environment.

PACKAGE PICKUP

Race packets can be picked up on race day starting at 7:00am at the Reeves Middle School Track.

Pre-Race Briefing

We’ll have a brief pre-race briefing at 8:45 at the start line.

Restrooms and Recycling

Restrooms are available for the day of the race at Reeves gym. We ask that you do your best to keep it clean and to throw all trash in the garbage cans.

Bins for recycling & food waste will be available as well. Volunteers on race day can point you in the direction to the proper receptacles.

Share the Trail

The trails of Squaxin Park will be open to other trail users during the race. Please be respectful and kind and be a good ambassador for our trail running community!

PARKING

We have plenty of parking at Reeves Middle School.
If needed additional, overflow parking will be announced before race day.
Please do not park at Squaxin Park as the park will be open to the community during the race.


DIRECTIONS TO REEVES MIDDLE SCHOOL BY SQUAXIN PARK

Address: 2200 Quince Street NE, Olympia,WA 98506

FROM OLYMPIA
Reeves Middle School is in the Eastside neighborhood of Olympia. From downtown, head north on Plum toward Squaxin (Priest Point) Park and Boston Harbor. Then turn right onto Berry St and right at Jasper Ave and left onto the school grounds.
FROM SEATTLE
Follow I-5 South and take Exit 105 toward Port of Olympia. Keep right toward Port of Olympia and take a slight right onto Henderson Blvd SE. Turn left onto Plum St SE. Then turn right onto Berry St and right at Jasper Ave and left onto the school grounds.
FROM PORTLAND
Follow I-5 North and take Exit 105 toward Port of Olympia. Keep right toward Port of Olympia and take a slight right onto Henderson Blvd SE. Turn left onto Plum St SE. Then turn right onto Berry St and right at Jasper Ave and left onto the school grounds.


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Distance: 10K

Location: Squaxin Park, Olympia, WA

Date: 14 December 2024

Start Time: 9am


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