What is this?
Beat The Blerch is a 5k, 10K, half, and full marathon created by The Oatmeal. It was inspired by a character called The Blerch, who came from this webcomic about running. The race takes place on August 3rd, 2019, just outside of Seattle. Click here for race details
Registration is now open.
UPDATE 1: All races are full expect for the Half Marathon! Registration for the half is only available at packet pickup Friday, August 2nd at Roadrunner sports in Greenlake, WA.
UPDATE 2: This race is no longer in September. We have moved it up to August 3rd.
UPDATE 3: We have canceled the Sunday race for 2019 (Cancellation details here.) Plenty of Saturday registrations are still available though.
The aid stations are stocked with cake, in case you get hungry.
All the race photos are free.
There are couches along the course, in case you need a nap.
The slower you are, the more you are celebrated.
We have a Burritoughnut Station, where you can build a burrito out of doughnuts.
You may be chased by a large man in a Blerch costume.
It’s a (mostly) flat course in the woods.
Click here for more details about the race.