Race Info

Chelan Chase is proud to announce that we are now USA Track and Field course-certified. Even though this allows you to now race a USATF certified course, we still encourage anyone and everyone to participate whether you race, run, walk or push your stroller. This race is truly for everyone at all levels. Please join us!

Event 5K Race/Run/Walk - (3.1 Miles)
Where Riverwalk Park Downtown Chelan WA
When Saturday, October 21, 2017 (Always the 3rd Saturday of October)
Registration Chelan Chase - Online Registration" Register Online (our preference), the Friday evening before (5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) or on the day of race (8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.)
Pre-Race Meeting 9:45 a.m., Riverwalk Park
Start Time 10:00 a.m., on the “Old Bridge” downtown Chelan (Next to Riverwalk Park)
Chip Timing Yes
Eligibility Open to all racers, runners, walkers, wheelchairs and strollers
Divisions 8 years and under, 9-12, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59,
60-69, 70-79, 80 and older


The Chelan Chase is a USA Track & Field course-certified race, USATF ID# WA09034MW.

Awards Ceremony
An awards ceremony will take place immediately following the race at Riverwalk Park shelter. Overall male and female finishers and the first three finishers of each division will receive awards. Individual with the highest dollar amount in pledges will receive an award. Team with the highest combined pledge amount (at least $100 per member of team) will receive an award.

The Chelan Chase is proud to be associated with our Sponsors. Their commitment and contribution to the Chelan Chase and the Chelan community are essential to the success of the event. We urge you to support them! See our web site for a listing of Sponsors.

T-shirts and Sweatshirts
The first 200 registered participants who indicate a T-Shirt size will receive a 2017 Chelan Chase T-Shirt on race day. Want a Sweatshirt? Each race participant who contributes a minimum of $200 in pledges to the Chelan Chase will also receive a sweatshirt, which will be ordered on race day and sent to the participant.

Chelan Chase Presenters

 Soroptimist International of Chelan is an international volunteer service organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, both locally and globally. Soroptimist International of Chelan’s (SI Chelan) many community projects include college scholarships for local students and those seeking continuing education, and the Chelan Chase, www.soroptimist.org.

 Rotary International is a leadership organization made up of local and civic leaders. we meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships, and get things done in our community. Specifically, Lake Chelan Rotary is an action oriented group of men and women focused on local and global efforts to improve the quality of life for all people. We have been servicing the communities of the Lake Chelan Valley since 1926. Some of the beneficiaries of the clubs efforts locally have included Chelan and Manson School Scholarships, Chelan Valley Food Bank, Chelan Valley Hope, and many high school club activities. We support scholarships for deserving college bound Chelan and Manson High School seniors and students having a vocational interest following high school. We also provide scholarships for exceptional second year students.

The Chelan Chase donates its proceeds to the Lake Chelan Community Hospital's (LCCH) Mammography Department to provide mammograms and reading services at no personal cost to all individuals who are uninsured or under-insured, www.lcch.com. A portion of the proceeds will also go to Wellness Place, http://www.wellnessplacewenatchee.org/ a nonprofit that provides support to cancer patients from North Central Washington. Their services include free wigs, head coverings, nutritional supplements, compression glove/sleeve assistance, pre-scription assistance, lodging & travel assistance, fitness classes, and support groups. They strive to meet the needs of all cancer patients. If you are a cancer patient and have a need that is not currently being met, Wellness Place will work hard to accommodate your request.