​Padden Polar Dip - photo by Jon Brunk<br> image

​Padden Polar Dip - photo by Jon Brunk

Resolution Walk/Run & Padden Polar Dip

​​Start off the New Year right with a brisk walk or run around beautiful Lake Padden. At the finish we’ll have snacks, patio heaters and lots of camaraderie before the dip. At high noon we’ll line up and jump in chilly Lake Padden. We’ll have heated showers and goodies for everyone exiting the water. We recommend parents with children under 10 consult a physician before entering the water. This event is 100% FREE.


There is no registration necessary for this FREE event. Show up and walk/run.


FREE to all


January 1

Start Time

Resolution Walk/Run: 11:00 a.m.
Lake Padden Polar Dip: 12 Noon


We need volunteers to help with set up, timing and take down. We’ll need help from about 10:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. For more information contact Lance Romo at 778-7000 or via e-mail at Lromo@cob.org.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which direction is the run?

The run is counter-clockwise around Lake Padden.

Where is the start?

We’ll start at the Lake Padden bathhouse.

What are the prizes?

Prizes are food, snacks and coffee donated by local sponsors. We will also have a limited number of t-shirts available from this year’s previous races.

Is there on-line registration?

You do not need to register for this FREE event. Just show up with enough time to write down your name, age and clip one safety pin.

Where can I view results?


More information

Contact Lance Romo at (360) 778-7000 or email Lromo@cob.org


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