Run Like a Viking 5k sign-ups are open

The annual stampede of Vikings is coming up soon, with the Run Like a Viking 5k happening on July 13th.

Hosted by the National Nordic Museum, the 5k coincides with the SeafoodFest, happening all weekend from July 12th to 14th.

Dogs are welcome — extra points for those in costume. Photo: National Nordic Museum

“Norse seafaring attire” is encouraged for the run/walk, which starts at 9am at the Nordic and travels along NW Market St to Seaview Ave N all the way to Golden Gardens and back.

They’ll be giving out prizes for best costume, overall winners (male and female) and top age group winners for both male and female. Dogs and strollers are welcome.

Registration costs $35 if you sign up before June 29th — after that it’s $40 per entry. Day-of registration and packet pick-up will start at 7:30am, with a 9am start and a 9:45am awards ceremony. The course will close at 11am.

Photos: National Nordic Museum on Facebook


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