• Sunday, May 5, 2024
  • 12 Kilometers (7.46 miles)
  • Spokane, Washington
  • 48th Running

Yellow Seeding

The Yellow starting area will only be available to runners who have run 1:12 or faster in Bloomsday 2016-2022 excluding virtual times.ย  If you have a qualifying time and list an estimated finish time of 1:12 or faster when you enter, yellow seeding should be automatically assigned to you.

If you do not have a Bloomsday 2022 time that is under 1:12, you may still qualify for the Yellow start by providing proof of your recent participation (within the past two years) in a race 5 miles or longer, with a finishing time averaging 9:40 pace or better.ย 


  1. Register onlineย for Bloomsday and indicate an estimated finish time of 1:12 or faster
  2. During registration, if qualifying results are needed, you can request an email be sent to you requesting your qualifying race results.
  3. Reply to the email requesting your qualifying race results (follow the instructions included in the email).
  4. If you qualify for the Yellow start based on the information you provide, we will let you know in our email communications with you.ย ย 
  5. If you have already registered for Bloomsday and wish to be considered for Yellow start, you may contact us here.