Seattle

2019 TBD

Beat the Blerch Seattle

2019 TBD

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2019 TBD

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What is this?

Beat The Blerch is a series of 10K, half, and full marathons created by The Oatmeal and inspired by this comic about running.

The Shirt

Race Highlights

  • Cake at every aid station
  • All race photos are free
  • Couches along the course
    ( in case you need a nap )
  • Matthew Inman, aka The Oatmeal will be in attendance
    ( running, eating, and drawing pictures )
  • There are blerches in fat-suits
    who will probably chase you
  • You get a goodie bag
    full of surprises
  • You get a fancy-shmancy shirt!
    ( 5K runners do not receive a shirt )
Blerchers!
Blerchers!
Blerchers!

Register

Seattle

Registration closed
 

Virtual

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QUESTIONS?

We’ve set up a FAQ just for you.

SPONSORS

We are currently seeking sponsors for the race (I’m looking at you, Nutella). If you’re interested, you can learn more here.

VOLUNTEERS

We need volunteers! If you want to participate in the race but don’t want to run, you can always help out by volunteering! More information can be found on the race information page of the city you’re interested in.

VIRTUAL RACE

Can’t travel or get into a race? Run it virtually! Learn more about participating in a virtual race here.