Gear Up for the Packwood Mountain Festival Fun Run

Apr 26, 2024

Lace up your running shoes, gather your friends and family, and get ready for the Packwood Mountain Festival Fun Run on May 4th.  It will be a day filled with exhilarating races, free gifts, prizes, and a whole lot of community spirit!

The action kicks off at 9 a.m. sharp in front of the Packwood Timberland Library on Main Street West. This central location sets the stage for an invigorating run through the heart of Packwood, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Cascade Mountains.

Runners can choose between two exciting options: the challenging 10k race for those seeking a longer distance and a test of endurance, or the 5k race, perfect for runners of all levels looking for a fun and rewarding experience. Prizes await the top performers in both the Men’s and Women’s groups, adding an extra dash of competition to the event.

The excitement isn’t just reserved for adults; the Fun Run includes a 1k Kids walk/run starting at 10:30 a.m. This kid-friendly event is a wonderful opportunity to introduce the little ones to the joy of physical activity, ensuring that the whole family can enjoy the festivities.

As a token of appreciation for participants, free gifts will be given out during the event, adding to the festive atmosphere. Additionally, all finishers will receive commemorative medals courtesy of Arbor Health, the proud sponsor of this event.

Early birds can take advantage of the $20 early registration fee, securing their spot in the race and saving a few dollars as well. Participants can also choose to register at the event for $25. Registration forms can be obtained at the White Pass Country Museum in Packwood or online at Alternatively, you can register directly at

Whether you’re a seasoned runner or lacing up your shoes for the first time in a while, this event will be a celebration of community, fitness, and fun!