For those of you who are interested in planning ahead, the Spokantina has invited us to join them in costume for Bloomsday. If you are interested please let me know. Below is the information that was given in the Spokantina's forum. Event: Lilac Bloomsday Run (Spokane, WA) Date: Sunday, May 7, 2006 Start Times: 9:00 a.m.: Yellow and Green on Riverside; Corporate Cup and Second Seed/Senior Seed on Sprague; 9:15 a.m.: Orange and Blue on Main; 9:30 a.m.: Lilac (walkers only) & Red (consisting of Operators and Occupants of Strollers & Assisted Wheelchairs) on Sprague. Distance: 12K (7.46 miles) Four Ways to Register: Online, By Mail, In-Person, and Late Online Registration: Online registration for Bloomsday '06 will begin January 21, 2006 at www.bloomsdayrun.org Enter online between January 21st and February 19th and you'll be eligible to win a trip for two to the St. Patrick's Day Dash in Seattle on March 12, 2006 (roundtrip airfare Spokane-Seattle, hotel room for 2 nights, free entry to the run)! Online Fees: To be announced. Mail in Registration: Printed entry forms for the Lilac Bloomsday Run will be available approximately March 1, 2006. Mail-in entries must be postmarked by midnight Tuesday, April 18. No confirmation will be sent--entrants can pick up bib number and other information at Check-In on Friday and Saturday of Bloomsday weekend. In Person Registration: Enter in person--exclusively at Gart Sports: From March 6th until April 18th, you can register at Gart Sports locations in Spokane--15118 E. Indiana Ave. or 9620 N. Newport Highway--during normal business hours. Late Registration: Late registration is available at Bloomsday Check-In on Friday, May 5th from 11:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the Ag Trade Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.(near the DoubleTree Hotel--Downtown City Center). A ?Late Registration? desk will be set up to handle your entry. Late entry fee is $25.00. ABSOLUTELY NO ENTRIES WILL BE TAKEN ON SUNDAY, MAY 7.