2018 Lakewood Half Marathon, 5k and the JUST TRI 7 - Lakewood, WA on September 16, 2018

2018 Lakewood Half Marathon, 5k and the JUST TRI 7

September 16, 2018
Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave SW
Lakewood, WA 98498


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Just Tri

2018 Lakewood Half Marathon 5K & the Just Tri 7 Mile Run

Just Tri is hosting the 2nd Annual of this incredible - incredibly tough - run.  2017 was AMAZING.  Participants crossed the finish in tears - tears of pain!  But also tears full of accomplishment!  The comments we heard included:  'This was a tough course!!'  'This was one of the hardest Half Marathons I have done'.  This is the absolutely, most beautiful run in Lakewood and Steilacoom! 

We set out to develop an 'A' Race Course and we did it!


Don't Stop      Don't Quit     Never give up!

2nd Annual Just Tri Half Marathon

The 'Just Tri' is very quickly is being known for 'That's a tough one.'  There are several steep up hills, there are treacherous down hills (one maybe two), there is about 4 miles of multi-use trails, but after all this, athletes are rewarded nicely with very well-deserved swag.  Come train with us starting in late January to be sure you have what it takes to complete this half.  The course has wonderful South Sound views.  If you get tired, no problem--stop and have a burger and beer at any one of several great pub and grills along the way. 

The 5K will be entirely in Fort Steilacoom Park, around the beautiful Waughop Lake!


The Just Tri 7 Mile Run Series (the Dragon Series)

Just Tri is introducing the Just Tri 7.  It's like a 10K (6.2 miles) except it's 7 miles!  Yes, it's just a bit longer.  One mile for each letter of Just Tri.  This distance was designed for runners off all skill sets, but be ready to take on the various hills in all the locations the Just Tri 7 is being held.  This year, 2018, is the inaugural series.  The first event of the series will be at Fort Steilacoom Park.  Just Tri has created 7 very unique finisher medals, in which the theme centers around dragon style designs.  When Athletes complete all seven, 7 mile runs they will have completed a “Dragon”.  

Each medal, with it’s one of a kind shape, will fit together.  At the end of 2018, after completing 7 events, 49 miles, participants get to celebrate with a 1 mile “victory lap” and will receive a Just Tri “Dragon Series” medal holder.


Athletes can sign up for all seven, 7-mile races individually or sign up for all 6 at once and get the 7th for free.  7 miles is just a bit more than the normal 10K, but far more rewarding.  All participants will receive a medal and Just Tri Finishers T-Shirt.


7 miles, per race, was chosen as the distance, because each mile stands for each letter of Just Tri.  The running events are meant to challenge runners and take advantage of the various venues of the local great running areas from Point Defiance to Olympia.  The courses will vary, but will all be good, solid running events and make use of road and multi-use public trails.  


5K Fun Run at Fort Steilacoom Park - Same place.

The 5K course will be relatively fast, but we do like to throw in a hill or two.  No worries, it will be very doable for athletes of all caliber.  Several of our 5K’s have included the steepest hills Fort Steilacoom has to offer, but not this first one.  It will be a moderate level course and fun for the whole family…Just Tri!


We invite the entire family to come enjoy the actives - Just Tri events always include various giveaways, refreshments and fun for everyone. 


Kids 1 Mile Run/ Walk:

This a free event. The walk is free, parents may join, pets: bring them along!  It will be flat and enjoyable. This race will start at the same time as the other events.  Please note to receive swag participants must enter the Just Tri 7 or 5K!



Complimentary photos will be available – See our Web Site after the race!  RunLakewood.com

Just Tri

Just Tri Athletic Events is a company that hosts community athletic events.  We support Service Members and Cancer research.  You never know when cancer is going to strike you and Service Members of all branches will always benefit from Just Tri activities.  We love Triathlon, but we host athletic events of all types...in this case the races are a Half Marathon, 7-mile run and 5K Fun Run or Walk.



 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers, male and female, for each race

(the Half, the Just Tri 7 and the 5K) will be awarded - Both Youth and Adult.


Race Details

The basics are the same as 2017, marked with the same clarity!

All races start at Fort Steilacoom Park, Lakewood.  Aid stations will be approximately every 2 miles.  Your time will be precisely and accurately recorded with the latest 'chip in bib' run timing.  All Finishers will receive a Medal and a Tee Shirt!  Sign up before Aug 1st to guarantee Swag!  This will be a CUP-LESS race.  Please bring a water bottle or other container that you will be able to fill at each aid station.  We are trying to minimize garbage.  For those that forget, small paper cups will be available.



Sunday, September 16th, 2018



Fort Steilacoom Park, City of Lakewood, Washington



1/2 Marathon,  5K run and the Just Tri 7 mile run



Race Starts at 8AM!


Award ceremony ~11:15.

Cut-off time will be 11:00.  For Swag and prizes, you either have to be present or on the course.


The 2018 Medal has not been designed yet.  A medal and T-Shirt is guaranteed to all participants who sign up before Aug 1st.  After this date medals and T-shirts are not guaranteed, we will, however, do our best to get you both a medal and T-shirt on race day!


1/2 Marathon

November 1st - December 31st: $45

January 1st - April 30th: $60.00

May 1st - July 31st: $65.00

August 1st - September 14th: $70.00

Day before (at packet pick up) and morning of race: $90.00


Just Tri 7 and 5K

Just Tri 7: $45.00


Just Tri 5K: $35.00

5K: August 1st - September 14th: $40.00


Prices are subject to change, but once you’re signed up, you’re locked in!


There are no refunds.





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