West Seattle Rust Buster

Come knock off the rust and celebrate a return to racing with our season opening, short distance, cross-country races on Sept 25th at Lincoln Park in West Seattle.

Races are intentionally scheduled as shorter than USATF race distances to get the season started.

$10 entry fee per participant

(2:00 p.m. race is free for parents/coaches)

10:00 Course Walk Through

10:30 6 and under G/B (800 meters)
10:50 7-8 Girls (1 mile)
11:10 7-8 Boys (1 mile)
11:30 9-10 Girls (1 mile)
11:50 9-10 Boys (1 mile)
12:10 11-12 Girls (1 mile)
12:30 11-12 Boys (1 mile)

12:50 Co-Ed Youth All-Ages Recreation Mile (1 mile)
1:20 13-14 and 15-18 Girls (3K)
1:50 13-14 and 15-18 Boys (3K)
2:30 Parent/Coach race & Open Adult (1 mile)


*Your age group is your age as of 12/31/2021,

not your day of race age.


For the safety of everyone, particularly the athletes too young to be vaccinated, we ask
that all participants, coaches and spectators wear masks. (Masks are not required for
athletes while warming up, racing and cooling down.)

Our Partners Make a Difference

We are so grateful for the support of our 2021 Rust Buster sponsors. Stronger Together!

Individual Registration

Click HERE to open the registration form. 

Team Registration

Download the Team Roster Template
-Once you have your team roster completed, go to the Registration Form to upload the file.  



Course maps

800m course:


1 mile course:


3000m course:



View 2019 Race Results

View 2021 Race Results