AUG. 10, 2019

Event Details

friday, august 9 - Kickoff Party and Packet pick-up

We’re excited to announce Rainbow Kitten Surprise (RKS) as our headlining entertainment for Fred Hutch Obliteride’s Friday Night Kickoff Party. Don’t miss this exclusive show — just for Obliteriders — August 9 at Gas Works Park.

Gas Works Park
2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle 98103
Kickoff party for all Obliteriders plus one guest

Grab a guest and kick off Obliteride weekend in style at a quintessentially Seattle venue, Gas Works Park. You are raising a ton of money for cancer research, the least we can do is throw a knockout party to say thanks. Come early and hang out enjoying the landscape, delicious local fare and some of the best wine and brews our region has to offer. This party is free for registered Obliteriders plus a guest. Minor guests will need supervision from a parent or legal guardian at all times and the parent or legal guardian must sign a waiver onsite prior to admittance into the Hospitality Areas.

3:00 p.m. | Packet pickup opens. Shuttles begin running from UW parking area E-1 to Gas Works Park.

4:00 p.m. | Venue opens
5:00 p.m. | Dinner is served! Enjoy delicious food catered by Tom Douglas Catering & Events, a special Obliterade beer from Elysian Brewing Company, wine from Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery and Willamette Valley Vineyards, and more.
5:30 p.m. | Music from the Supersister Jazz Trio
6:45 p.m. | Program and video
7:00 p.m. | Music from 2019 headline performers Rainbow Kitten Surprise
8:00 p.m. | Packet pickup closes
8:30 p.m. | Music concludes! Time to head home and rest up for Saturday.

If you haven’t already done so, please RSVP

Complimentary shuttles will run between UW Parking Area E-1 and Gas Works Park every 15 minutes between 3 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

saturday, august 10 - Obliteride

Start: University of Washington E-1 Parking Lot
6-10:30 a.m.
All ride, walk, and run waves start at UW.
We Obliteride together! Riders, Walkers, and Runners arrive at UW no later than 20 minutes prior to your route's specific start time to grab a quick bite and a coffee and your place in the chute. The venue opens at 6 a.m., but make sure you note your start time below, as each route starts at a different time. Start times will be assigned in late July.

Packet Pickup starting 1 hour before your wave start time.

100 mi, Wave 1 - 6 a.m. | Weekend guide here
100 mi, Wave 2 - 6:30 a.m. | Weekend guide here
50 mi, Wave 1 - 8 a.m. | Weekend guide here
50 mi, Wave 2 - 8:30 a.m. | Weekend guide here
25 mi, Wave 1 - 9 a.m. | Weekend guide here
25 mi, Wave 2 - 9:30 a.m. | Weekend guide here
5K - 10 a.m. | Weekend guide here
Finish: Gas Works Park
2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle 98103
10:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
All Obliteriders celebrate at the Finish Line together. Friends, family (anyone really) are invited to join us!

Complimentary shuttles will run between UW Parking Area E-1 and Gas Works Park every 15 minutes between 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Obliteride is proud to partner with the Silver Cloud University District to provide participants discounted room rates Obliteride weekend.
  • To book your reservation online, please click here.
  • To book your reservation over the phone, please call the hotel directly at 206.526.5200 or 1.800.205.6940 and ask for the Obliteride Participant group and the guest services agent will be able to assist with your reservation. 


Need a bike to participate in Obliteride? Low cost rentals are available through Pedal Anywhere. How does it work?
  • 10% of your rental fee goes back to Obliteride!
  • At the end of the ride, please return your rental bike to the Loaner Bike Return near Bag & Bike Check at the Finish Line.
  • Every bike comes with a helmet and two bottle cages. If a lock is needed one can be provided free of cost.
  • Pedals can be swapped if needed for cycling shoes.
  • Look for the Loaner Bike tent at UW To pick up your rental gear.


Complimentary parking will only be available on Friday and Saturday at the UW Parking Area E-1, entering from the Walla Walla Road entrance.
Shuttles will run to/from Gas Works Park every 15 minutes 3 – 9:45 p.m. on Friday, and 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Saturday.
Lyft and Fred Hutch have partnered so you can round up your ride fare to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to help fund lifesaving research. To round up to donate in your Lyft app, go to Donate in the menu and select Fred Hutch. Use the code OBLITERIDE19 in the Lyft app and save 20% off your ride to or from Obliteride on August 9 and 10. New to Lyft? Download the app and claim the discount at www.lyft.com/i/OBLITERIDE19.