Chase the Rainbow Run

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Chase the Rainbow  Run 5K ***New Name

It's time to get COLORFUL! Grab your friends and family and join us as we Chase The Rainbow along Puget Sound.

  • August 27, 2022 - Run/Walk in person at Chambers Creek Regional Park
  • August 26-28, 2022 - Virtual Run

August 27 - Run/Walk in Person

Chambers Creek Regional Park - Central Meadow
8:30 AM - 12 PM

Before the race starts, get ready with a group color throw in the Central Meadow. Color, bubble, and water stations as well as colorful balloons and tassel arches will be placed along the course for extra pizazz. Enjoy a pre-race warm-up hosted by Jazzercise, play lawn games, photo booth opportunities, and food trucks! Each participant will receive a keepsake medal and a pair of shades! 

This fun run/walk is a 5K course, USATF certified, and chip timed. The trails at Chambers Creek Regional Park are fully paved with challenging hills. Results will be made available once you cross the finish line and will be posted on the website the week after the race.     


  • Registration fee: $30 - ages 13 & up  |  $20 - youth 12 and under
  • Pre-Register online by August 15, 2022.  
  • Registration is now available on the day of the race!
    • Sign up at check-in area located in the Central Meadow no later than 9:20 a.m. 

Race Packets

All registered participants will receive a race bib, keepsake medal, and sunglasses. Race packets are available prior to the event to give more time to participate in the pre-race dance warm-up the morning of the run. 

  • Race Packets: Race packets will be available for pick up on Wednesday, August 24 from 2:00-6:00 PM at a new location this year:

Start Times:

Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. with the drop-in Jazzercise warm-up beginning at 8:45 a.m.

  • 8:30 AM - Check-in 
  • 8:45-9:25 AM - Pre-race warm-up
  • 9:30 AM - Run starts

Event Parking:

Parking is available at:

  • Chambers Creek Regional Park, Central Meadows
    6320 Grandview Drive W.
    University Place, 98467

August 26-27 - Virtual Chase the Rainbow Run 5K

Run/Walk the Chase the Rainbow Run 5K at your own pace and favorite place!

How to Compete:

  • Register for the virtual run. 
  • Run or Walk indoors or outdoors. You can also complete your challenge in multiple parts or all at once until you reach the 5K goal.
  • After registration, race packets will be mailed on Friday, August 15, via USPS.
  • Share your achievement with your friends and tag us on Facebook @piercecountyparks #chasetherainbowrun

Participants will receive:

  • Chase the Rainbow Run keepsake medal
  • Event sunglasses 


  • Registration fee is $20. Participants must pre-register. 
  • Pre-register online by August 15, 2022, or when full

Event Contact:

Kelly Darling, Recreation Coordinator
(253)798-4156  | email