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Lake Meridian
14800 SE 272nd Street, Kent, WA

Kent Cornucopia Days Dragon Boat Races
Saturday, July 15th, dozens of teams will come to Kent to race for medals and bragging rights. The races begin at 8:30 am until 6 pm. Nearly 30 teams are coming in from all over Canada, Washington & Oregon, along with individual paddlers from California and across the nation! There will be numerous local Puget Sound teams racing for the honors. The Kent Lions and the Kent Dragon Boat Association have spent all year planning for this event, the largest Dragon Boat Race in the State of Washington. The beautiful venue of Lake Meridian provides the perfect location for this style of race while giving the team members and public an outstanding view. This race benefits the Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight and Hearing. There will be food, vendors, and displays for all ages.

Racing begins 8:30 am

Divisions: Women’s, Mixed Competitive & Recreational A & B, Open, Seniors, Juniors, Cancer Survivors

Click this link to find the Kent Cornucopia Days Dragon Boat Race Registration information.

Click this link for more race details about Race Day!


The Kent Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department is pleased to present the Kent Cornucopia Days 5k Fun Run on Saturday July 15, 2023.

The 2023 race will still start and stop at Three Friends Fishing Hole and head north along the Green River Trail.  We’re going north around Briscoe Park and briefly into Tukwila and head back home.  The course is certified and chip timed by Bell Lap Productions (Formerly BuDu Racing).

Awards will go to the top 5 places in each age group and overall winners.  Awards ceremony to take place approximately 20 minutes after the first person has crossed the finish line.

Parking is located at Columbia Distributing.

Registration forms and online registration are available now. Day of race registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. with the race starting at 9:00 a.m. Registration through July 15th is $20 or $35 with technical t-shirt. Day of race registration is $25 (no shirt orders on day of race). Participants age 60 and over run for FREE courtesy of Long Painting!

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For more information contact, Mark at, (253) 856-5050 or