Sunday, August 17, 2014, 7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 NW 190th Street
New Fun Run! Sandcastle Contest Prizes!
Bring your friends and family to this summertime tradition.
Sandcastle Contest: Free to Participate or Watch
Try your hand at a unique sand creation or just take in the competition from the sidelines. Contestants must provide their own tools, buckets and shovels. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
First Annual Beach to Bluff Fun Run/Walk
New this year: run/walk two miles along the beach before the Sandcastle Contest! No registration fee. There will be no access into or out of the park from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. during the race. The race will start at 8:00 a.m. sharp—please arrive early to access parking.
Northwest Family Chiropractic & Massage will be cooking up hot dogs and providing massages.
Seattle's hottest Steel Drum Band—The Islanders—will be back with fabulous live music and beach dancing.
- 7:00 a.m. — Run/Walk Registration & Parking
- 8:00 a.m. — Run/Walk Begins
- 10:00 a.m. — Concessions & Health Talk
- 11:00 a.m. — Sandcastle Contest Registration
- 11:30 a.m. — Sandcastle Contest Begins
- 2:00 p.m. — Awards
Get the Poster
2014 Beach To Bluff Fun Run and Sandcastle Contest Poster PDF, 11"x17", color
Sponsored by Richmond Beach Community Association and the City of Shoreline
For More Information:
Contact Jack Malek at Sandcastle@RichmondBeachWA.org
RBCA is not responsible for the content of external sites.
Read about the 2013 Sandcastle Building Contest online (PDF) on page 7 of the September 2013 issue of the Richmond Beach Community News.
Photos by Jack Malek, Bob Pfeiffer:
Read about the 2012 Sandcastle Building Contest online (PDF) on page 5 of the September 2012 issue of the Richmond Beach Community News.
Photos by Bob Pfeiffer, Bob Allen:
Read about the 2011 Sandcastle Building Contest online (PDF) on page 5 of the September 2011 issue of the Richmond Beach Community News.
Photos by Bob Pfeiffer:
Before the Richmond Beach Saltwater park, there was Compton's Sand and Gravel operation (aka Richmond Beach Sand and Gravel, aka "the Sand Bunkers"). Here, a detailed circa 1910 photo of the structure reveals is complexity.
From the Shoreline Historical Museum collection, property of the Museum, captions courtesy of Vicki Stiles
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