Upcoming Concerts
& Events

2015 Symphony Summer Party
Sunday, August 23, 2015
3:30-6:30 pm
The Depot, Anacortes
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2015 Gala Concert
Saturday, October 24, 2015
7:30 pm, McIntyre Hall
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2015 Holiday Concert
Saturday, December 12, 2015
7:30 pm, McIntyre Hall
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2016 School Concerts
Friday, January 29, 2016
9:30 to Noon in two seatings
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2016 Family Concert
Sunday, January 31, 2016
1:15 pm (musicians) 2:00 pm (concert) - McIntyre Hall
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2016 Masterpiece Concert
Saturday, March 12, 2016
7:30 pm, McIntyre Hall
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2016 Classic Concert
Saturday May 7, 2016
7:30 pm, McIntyre Hall
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2016 River-to-Ridge Run
River to Ridge Run
October 2016
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2013 Smelt Run 5K, 10K & 2M Walk

Smelt Run Photo Running for Music
Proceeds from the annual Smelt Runs benefit all of the Skagit Symphony season programs that bring the beauty of music to the residents of the county. The run features a 5K and a 10K run on USAFT certified courses and a 2-mile walk.

This year we are welcoming the participation of the family dog on a leash during the walk!

The popular Kids Dash is for small fry from 18 months – 8 years old. It begins at 9:30 am prior to the races.

** Hot Showers, hot soup, refreshments and a raffle will be held after the races. **

Saturday, February 23, 2013
La Conner Middle School
305 North 6th Street
La Conner, WA 98257

Race Day Weather Report (as of 6:30 pm Friday)
Breezy southwest winds, partly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. High in the 40s.
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5K Overall 5K (by Division) 10K Overall 10K (by Division)

Registration InformationRegister Pre-race registration is available online at www.Active.com.

Day of race on-site registration and check-in begins at 8:30 am on February 23rd.

The 2013 Smelt Run mail-in registration form with race times and other information is available to download. Click here for the PDF (98 KB).

10K & 5K Run = $25 before 2/18 (day of race $30)

  • Courses are certified and timed
  • No strollers/pets on course
  • Ages 8+

2K Walk = $15 before 2/18 (Families = $30)

  • For individuals and families
  • Strollers and pets (on leash) ok on course

Small Fry Kids Dash = FREE for ages 18 months – 8 years

  • Must be accompanied by an adult
  • Non-competitive run
  • All little dashers will receive a ribbon for participating

T-shirts = $20

  • Both adult and youth sizes – limited quantity day of race
  • Pre-order shirts strongly encouraged
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Schedule of the Day 8:30 am On-site registration, check-in and number pick-up OPENS
9:30 am Kids Dash Starts
9:45 am Registration CLOSES
10:00 am 5K and 10K Race Starts
10:00 am 2M Walk Starts

  • Bib numbers, T-shirts, course map/directions available inside gymnasium.
  • Water available on course.
  • Showers available.
  • Complimentary refreshments & hot soup provided post race.
5K/10K Awards Ceremony including raffle immediately follows race.
Top male and female runners in 5K & 10K run will be awarded the Grand Smelt Trophies and special gift certificates.
Age divisions include:
  • 10 yrs & under
  • 11-14 yrs
  • 15-19 yrs
  • 20-29 yrs
  • 30-39 yrs
  • 40-49 yrs
  • 50-59 yrs
  • 60-69 yrs
  • 70+ yrs old
Custom Embroidery Haggens Food La Conner Rotary
Northwest Runner Samish Point Skagit County Skagit Running Company
Directions From 1-5 Southbound
Take Exit 230 toward Anacortes.
Turn left onto La Conner-Whitney Rd.
At the roundabout take 1st exit onto Morris St.
Turn right onto N 6th St.

From 1-5 Northbound
Take Exit 221. Turn left over the Freeway.
Turn right onto Fir Island Rd.
Fir Island Rd becomes Best Rd.
Turn left onto Chilberg Rd.
Enter roundabout and take 2nd exit onto Morris St.
Turn right onto N 6th St.

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