15418 Main Street, Mill Creek WA 98012 in the Mill Creek Town Center
7:15 AM – Packet pick-up begins in the Mill Creek Town Center
(find the volunteer tent with the first letter of your last name)
9:00 AM – Race starts – see race map on this website for more details
10:05 AM – Awards ceremony
10:45 AM – 2019 ROTM Closes
Men’s and Women’s Divisions:
1st Place – $200
2nd Place – $100
3rd Place – $75
4th Place – $50
5th Place – $25
What is the Run of the Mill?
The Run of the Mill is a family friendly event focused on a 5k (3.1 mile) race in Mill Creek Washington. Established in 2006, it is the longest standing annual event in Mill Creek. All race proceeds are donated directly to community charity partners, and High School sports programs. We have donated over $300k to local charities!
The Run of the Mill Event is great for families who want to run/walk/jog and enjoy kid’s activities. Participants can enjoy prize giveaways, community event booths, music and awards!
When is the race?
Saturday, July 23rd, 2022.
The race starts at 9:00 AM. Registration packet pick-up starts at 7:15 AM and ends at 8:45 AM
Where is the ROTM?
Every year Mill Creek’s ROTM event takes place in the Mill Creek Town Center, located in beautiful Mill Creek, WA. Mill Creek is about 20 miles north of Seattle, and is bordered by Bothell and Everett. The address for the ROTM is: 15418 Main Street, Mill Creek WA 98012
Advanced Registration is available online here
Day of registration is available at increased cost. See Information Booth at the day of the event.
Volunteer Registration is available online here
FREE parking will be in the Town Center and at Heatherwood Middle School, located a few of blocks away
Are baby joggers and strollers allowed?
Baby Strollers and Joggers are allowed, but must line up in the back of the race lineup at the start line. This is intentional, so competitive or elite runners can start in the front. NO EXCEPTIONS.
What about inline skate, rollerblades, bikes, skateboards, etc?
Sorry not allowed, NO EXCEPTIONS.
Are dogs allowed?
Well behaved dog’s on a short leash are allowed. Please start towards the back of the race pack at the starting line.
Keep dogs always on a leash, and pick up/scoop after your pet. Trash receptacles are located in the Town Center.
Will Gear Check be available the day of race?
Yes we will have Gear Check this year. Location to be determined day of. See the information booth with questions on this.
Can I Volunteer?
Yes! Please email us on our Contact Us page to send a message to our volunteer coordinator.
Columbia Funding Mortgage is proud to present the Run of the Mill 5k. With the generous support of sponsors, we are able to cover our overhead costs which allows us to donate 100% of race entry fees to local charities.
Sponsors give financially to participate in this event, so please visit our sponsor’s websites (linked from their logos on this website) and their sponsor booths on race day. Let them know you appreciate their support of this event, and do business with them whenever possible. We believe in supporting businesses that give back to the community, like our sponsors do.
What if this FAQ list did not answer the question I have?
Go to our Contact Us page and send us your email inquiry. We will do our best to not only answer your question, but if it turns out to be a FAQ, we will add it to this list!
How can I be a Sponsor for this year’s Run of the Mill 5k?
What are the age groups for the ROTM event and what prizes are being awarded?
We award medals to the top 5 male and female finishers.
Ribbons will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age group category as follows:
- • Male 0-4
- • Male 5-9
- • Male 10-14
- • Male 15-19
- • Male 20-24
- • Male 25-29
- • Male 30-34
- • Male 35-39
- • Male 40-44
- • Male 45-49
- • Male 50-54
- • Male 55-59
- • Male 60-64
- • Male 65-69
- • Male 70-74
- • Male 75-79
- • Male 80-84
- • Male 85-90
- • Male 91-94
- • Male 95-100
- • Male 100+
- • Female 0-4
- • Female 5-9
- • Female 10-14
- • Female 15-19
- • Female 20-24
- • Female 25-29
- • Female 30-34
- • Female 35-39
- • Female 40-44
- • Female 45-49
- • Female 50-54
- • Female 55-59
- • Female 60-64
- • Female 65-69
- • Female 70-74
- • Female 75-79
- • Female 80-84
- • Female 85-90
- • Female 91-94
- • Female 95-100
- • Female 100+