The Lilac Bloomsday Association presents the 45th running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run.

  • September 18-27, 2020
  • 12 Kilometers (7.46 miles)
  • Spokane, Washington

Virtual Jr. Bloomsday

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Jr. Bloomsday 2020 is going virtual!

To celebrate the start of summer and provide some fun cheer to area kids, Jr. Bloomsday entrants will be able to run ANY one-mile course and earn their Finisher t-shirt and CHAS Health Champions lanyard.   

Here are all the fun details:

  • During the week of June 22, each registrant will receive their Gatorade Starter Kit in the mail.  This envelope will contain their Itron race number and MultiCare finisher frame.
  • Between the date that you receive your race number and July 10, your child can run ANY course/route that is one mile in length.
  • After your child completes the one mile run, please take a picture of your child holding their race number and MultiCare Finisher frame.  Please make sure that your child's race number is visible through the frame's window by taping the race number to the back of the frame.
  • Please email the photo to along with your child's name and a message stating he or she ran one mile.

    It's that easy!

  • Bloomsday will post some of the finisher pictures on our website and also on our social media channels. We encourage everyone to send creative pictures for this vritual event.  You are welcome to tag us on instagram and post as well using the hash tag #jrbloomsday.  Important:  if you do not wish for your child's picture to be posted or featured, please just let us know.
  • After Jr. Bloomsday receives your email and picture, your child will be sent his or her Safeway/Albertsons Finisher Packet in the mail.  This packet will contain the finisher shirt, CHAS Health Champions Lanyard, and the coveted Jr. Bloomsday coupons.  Those coupons include:
    • Silverwood Theme Park Ticket
    • Papa Murphy's Free Mini Pizza Coupon
    • Safeway/Albertsons $10 off $20 Grocery Purchase Coupon
    • Ben and Jerry's Free Ice Cream Coupon
    • Sport Clips Coupon
Please understand that some participating sponsors advertised in our original promotional materials will not be able to participate in this virtual event because of temporary store closures or the challenge associated with distributing product during these difficult times.

We also appreciate your understanding in converting our race to a virtual event. We hope that Virtual Jr. Bloomsday is a fun opportuntity to encourage fitness, to get your kids outside, and to celebrate the start of summer.  We will miss seeing smiling faces cross the finish line.

A special thank you to our Jr. Bloomsday Sponsors whose support and encouragement allowed us to do Virtual Jr. Bloomsday.  We appreciate their commitment to youth fitness and the Bloomsday organization.

Be looking in your mailbox during the week of June 22 for your official Jr. Bloomsday race packet!

Thank you for your support of Jr. Bloomsday!  If you have any questions, please email us at