To-Do List

Bloomsday 2015: Race details for runners, spectators and volunteers

Bloomsday Trade Show

Pick up your race packet, Bloomsday bus shuttle passes and any last-minute race day accessories at the huge, annual, pre-race trade show (pictured), which also offers demos, giveaways and great deals on running-related stuff. (Pro tip: don't wear those brand-new running shoes on race day.) Also, the trade show will serve as the first opportunity to see the Convention Center expansion. Fri, May 1, from 11:30 am-8 pm and Sat, May 2, from 9 am-6:30 pm. Free. Spokane Convention Center.

Marmot March

The 10th annual kids' version of Bloomsday offers a 1-mile, noncompetitive run/walk/jog through Riverfront Park. This year's event is already full, so if you missed it, make sure to check in early next year for a chance to sign up. Open to children in third grade or younger. Sat, May 2, at 9 am. $10/child.

Bloomsday Bike Corral

The Spokane Bicycle Club once again hosts attended, race-day bike parking open to both spectators and race participants. Store your bike, warm-up clothes, post-race snacks and rest assured that everything will be safe until you return. Sun, May 3, from 7:30 am-2 pm. Free. Riverfront Park, Central Meadow. (448-6271)

Post-Race Party

Chill out in the park after the race and refuel your body at the food court, or hang out in the beer garden (don't forget your ID and $3, the cash entry fee). Sun, May 3, until 3 pm. Riverfront Park, Gondola Meadow.

BoozeRun Pub Crawl

The 5th annual Saturday-after-Bloomsday pub crawl, with stops at eight downtown Spokane bars in eight hours. Participants get starter and finisher shirts; teams of 10 or more can get their team name on the sleeve of their shirts. Sat, May 9, at 6 pm. $15. Starts at nYne Bar, 232 W. Sprague.

Sophie and Bria: The Trans Comic Friendship Tour @ Community Building

Sat., Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.
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Chey Scott

Chey Scott is the Inlander's Arts and Culture Editor and editor of the Inlander's yearly, glossy magazine, the Annual Manual. Chey (pronounced "Shay") is a lifelong resident of the Spokane area and a graduate of Washington State University. She's been on staff at the Inlander since 2012...