Treasure Valley Family YMCA Races & Fun Runs embody the Y’s cause by being available for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. They give adults, children, and families the ability to raise their spirits and their heartbeats through fun and competitive races.

Upcoming Runs

Steve Andrews Fall Sprint Triathlon

Steve Andrews Fall Sprint Triathlon

September 11, 2020 9am

The Steve Andrews Fall Sprint is a great triathlon for all ages and is great for beginners. This triathlon has a flat ride and run course. We offer both a short and long course option for all ages and ability levels. The swimming portion takes place in a YMCA pool on Friday, September 11th, and… Read More »

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Famous Idaho Potato Virtual Marathon

Sept 14-19 AnyTime

Famous Idaho Potato Marathon Going Virtual YMCA Famous Idaho Potato Marathon presented by the Idaho Potato Commission will be going Virtual Sept 14-19, 2020. The health, wellbeing, and safety of our members, program participants, and staff is our top priority so we are taking the Famous Potato Virtual. We will offer a 5K, 10K, Half… Read More »

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Idaho Beef Council Race For The Steaks

Oct 5th - 11th

Get ready for the 7th Annual Idaho Beef Council Race for the Steaks benefiting the Treasure Valley Family YMCA and The Idaho Foodbank. Bring the whole family for an evening of fun at beautiful Ann Morrison Park in Boise. Sign up for one of three races, meet a local Idaho rancher and try your hand… Read More »

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Harrison Classic Kids Run

October 11, 2020 3pm

The YMCA Harrison Classic is a one mile race for kids 13 and under of all abilities. Participation is the goal of this race; everyone who participates is a winner, regardless of how they finish. Held on Boise’s historic Harrison Boulevard. IDEAL Idaho College Saving Program Scholarships: Perspective Wealth Partners will offer one IDEAL scholarship in… Read More »

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Halloween Run

October 24, 2020 4:30pm Monster Mile & 5:30pm 5K Run

Don’t Run Alone…Run With Friends! Choose from either the 1-mile or 5k course and run (for your life) on the Boise Greenbelt as the sun sets! All eyes are on you. Both courses start and finish in Ann Morrison Park. The course will be batty with glowsticks, spooktacular t-shirts, and wicked costumes. Wear your costumes,… Read More »

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Canyon County Classic

October 24, 2020 10am

The Canyon County Classic is a one-mile race for kids 13 and under of all abilities. Participation is the goal of this race; everyone who participates is a winner! All finishers receive a medal and t-shirt. Packet Pick up will held on Saturday, Oct 24th before the race from 9:00pm-10am at the Indian Creek Plaza.… Read More »

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Christmas Run

December 19, 2020 Reindeer Dash 10am & 2 Mile & 6 Mile 10:15am

37th Annual Christmas Run PRESENTED BY SAINT ALPHONSUS Create a new tradition! Celebrate the holiday season as a family by running or walking together. ‘Tis the season for bells, holiday costumes, carolers and Santa! Join us for the Christmas Run Presented by Saint Alphonsus. The race starts and finishes in Downtown Boise at Boise High… Read More »

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YMCA St. Patrick's Day Run March 13, 2020

St. Patricks Day Fun Run presented by Idaho Central Credit Union

March 13, 2021 9:30am

Event Canceled: Today we made the difficult decision to cancel the YMCA St. Patrick’s Day Run. We are doing this at the recommendation for the City of Boise and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to enhance the health and safety of the community, minimizing the spread COVID-19 (Coronavirus). As you know from your previous participation in… Read More »

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Capitol Classic Children’s Run

May 15, 2021 10am

 The Capitol Classic Children’s Run has been canceled. We will see you in 2021 The Saint Alphonsus Capitol Classic Race is open to kids ages 6 to 14, of ALL abilities. The one-mile course starts at the Historic Boise Train Depot and ends at the State Capitol with a Finish Fair in Cecil D. Andrus… Read More »

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YMCA Boise Front Trail Run – Canceled

Summer 2021 9am

Boise Front Trail Run has been canceled for 2020. If you registered for this event please contact us at to learn about your options. Lace them up, grab a friend, hit the dirt and put tread to trail as we run through the trees and hills. Join us for the  7th Annual YMCA Boise… Read More »

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Past Runs

Gar Hackney Y-Not Triathlon

August 1, 2020 8am

Gar Hackney Y Not Tri is moving to virtual! This YMCA triathlon tradition will now take place where ever you decide to swim, bike, and run. You can use a YMCA Pool or swim at Quinn’s Pond. Race options are available for every athlete, whether you are a beginner or a seasoned triathlete. You can… Read More »

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Summer Sprint Triathlon Now Virtual

July 11, 2020 9:15am

Now a Virtual Triathlon The Spring (Summer) Sprint Triathlon is a great triathlon for beginners or seasoned triathletes. Whether you are an adult or a youth you can select the distance that works for you and your training. Come join the fun and give the Summer Sprint Virtual Triathlon a try! Complete the event Wednesday,… Read More »

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Flatten the Curve 5K

Flatten the Curve Virtual 5K

April 30–May 3 Anytime between Thursday, April 30 and Sunday, May 3

This YMCA virtual 5K is for everyone! YMCA members, participants of our races and sports programs, and all of our community members. Whether you have been training for a race or run that was canceled or postponed or you just want a fun activity to participate in, the Y is here to help you stay… Read More »

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West Valley Rock 'N' Run

West Valley Virtual Rock ‘N’ Run

April 25, 2020 9:45am

Now a Virtual Event! Join us for the West Valley Virtual Rock ‘N’ Run.  A virtual 5K/10k  Walk /Run featuring bands of your choice on your music device. Registration is free, all donations from this event benefit the Caldwell YMCA wellness programs – a rockin’ good time for a great cause!  This year you supply… Read More »

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New Year’s Resolution Run

January 1, 2020 10am

The 3.1 mile course starts and finishes at the Ram Restaurant, located across from Bronco Stadium at Broadway Avenue and Myrtle Street in Boise. All proceeds from the 2020 New Year’s Resolution Run will be used to help support the Treasure Valley Family YMCA Team Idaho Track and Cross Country Club. This club, started 40 years… Read More »

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