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West Seattle Rust Buster


Come knock off the rust and celebrate a return to racing with our season opening, short distance, cross-country races on September 30th at Lincoln Park in West Seattle.

Races are intentionally scheduled as shorter than USATF race distances to get the season started.

$10 entry fee per participant

10:00 Course Walk Through

10:30 6 and under G/B (800 meters)
10:50 7-8 Girls (1 mile)
11:10 7-8 Boys (1 mile)
11:30 9-10 Girls (1 mile)
11:50 9-10 Boys (1 mile)
12:10 11-12 Girls (1 mile)
12:30 11-12 Boys (1 mile)

12:50 Co-Ed Youth All-Ages Open Mile (1 mile)
1:20 13-14 and 15-18 Girls (3K)
1:50 13-14 and 15-18 Boys (3K)
2:30 Parent/Coach race & Open Adult (1 mile)


*Your age group is your age as of 12/31/2023,

not your day of race age.


Award will be available for pickup 45 minutes after the start of each race.

Individual: Awards for 1st- 5th place overall in each age group.

Team: Awards for members of 1st place team in each age group. A scoring team consists of 5- 8 athletes. Non-displacement scoring. Higher-placing #5 runner breaks ties. Max 8 awards per age group team. 


Our Partners Make a Difference

We are so grateful for the support of our 2023 Rust Buster sponsors. Stronger Together!

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