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AuburnFest Almost 5K Poker Fun Run & Walk
Date: August 10, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Les Gove Park Map it
910 9th ST SE
Auburn, WA
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The Almost 5K Poker Fun Run & Walk is a new family-oriented event associated with AuburnFest.

Almost 5k Poker Fun RunThe race takes place prior to the Summer Sounds & Cinema concert and outdoor movie event at Les Gove Park. Food options will be available for purchase in the park after the race. 

Sorry, no registrations accepted August 9, 2018.

On-Site Registration Fee - $25 (on site registration begins at 5:30 PM on Friday, August 10)


Early registration includes a t-shirt. No registrations accepted August 9. Only one individual per registration form. Payment must accompany registration. T-shirts are not guaranteed for day-of registrants.


The Almost 5K Poker Fun Run is a family-oriented fun run associated with AuburnFest. This fun run will utilize the new big loop at Les Gove Park. Five loops around is “almost” a 5K (short of a 5K by 1,138 feet). For each lap around the loop, participants will stop, draw a card, and try to get the best poker hand with the five cards drawn. Instead of prize awards based on time, prizes will be awarded for the top poker hand in each age category. Prizes will be award from the stage at 8:30PM. All registrants will receive a t-shirt and will be treated to a fun night in the park.


  • Participants must run/walk and complete the course in its entirety to be eligible for awards, route will close after 90-minutes.
  • Participants must draw 5 cards total, one upon completion of each large loop at Les Gove Park, to create their final poker hand.    
  • Strollers are welcome on the course (please note, children not pushed in a stroller must be a paying participant in the race).
  • Awards will be distributed to the top poker hands in eight age categories:
    Child (8 & under); Tween (9-12 yrs.); Teen (13-19 yrs.); Adult I (20-29 yrs.);
    Adult II (30-39 yrs.); Adult III (40-49 yrs.); Adult IV (50-70 yrs.); Senior (71+ yrs.)
  • Awards will be presented at the entertainment stage prior to the start of the movie.
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