Beat the Blerch


Written by: Cheryl


Annual 5K, 10K, half and full marathon inspired by the cake-loving cherub in a comic by The Oatmeal.
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September 7, 2024    
8:00 am - 3:15 pm

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Tolt MacDonald Park
31020 NE 40th Street
Carnation, Washington

Event Description

Beat the Blerch is a 5K, 10K, half, and full marathon which was inspired by the Blerch — a cake-loving character that made its appearance in The Oatmeal webcomic The Terrible & Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Log Distances. A great comic if you are a long distance runner — which I was, for a while, when this comic first appeared. I have apparently, since, given in to my Blerch:)

The run begins at Tolt McDonald Park in Carnation, and mostly runs through the woods. You might be followed by a Blerch! Or find a Burritoughnut station where you can build a burrito out of donuts. And, I expect, there will be cake.

Proceeds for the run go to charity.

Beat the Blerch

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Reservations required? Pre-registration required
Age restrictions? None listed
Dress code? None listed

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