October 6th, 2018

Mt. Spokane,
Spokane, WA

Registration Opens April 15, 2018 @ 8am


Event Overview

The Wild Moose Chase has been touted as one of the best trail runs in the Pacific Northwest over recent years.  See what all the excitement is about on this awesome trail run on Mt. Spokane. 5k, 10k, and 25k distances available. 

You’ll Get

  • Finisher Shirt
  • An epic trail run on Mt. Spokane
  • A chance to see the coveted moose

Race FAQs


Registration includes t-shirt and an epic trail run through Mt. Spokane trail system. Due to the logistics of timing, no race day registration will be accepted. Shirts are only guaranteed for participants registering more than 10 days before the race. Shirts are on a first come first serve basis for those registering less than 10 days before. Remember vehicles parking on Mt. Spokane are required to have a discover pass. Discover passes are available online (https://discoverpass.wa.gov) or at packet pick-up at REI.

Race Cost

  • April 15 8am – 4pm – $15 (5k), $20 (10k), $25 (25k)
  • April 15 after 4pm – $20 (5k), $25 (10k), $30 (25k)
  • July 1 – $25 (5k), $30 (10k), $35 (25k)
  • August 1– $30 (5k), $35 (10k), $40 (25k)
  • September 1– $35 (5k), $40 (10k), $45 (25k)
  • At Packet pick-up – $40 (5k), $45 (10k), $50 (25k)

Online registration closes on October 4th, 2018 at 11:59pm. Late registration will still be available at packet pick-up Friday, October 5, 2018.


Please note that participants will need to fill out an additional hand written waiver for Eastern Washington University at packet pick-up prior to the event. Click the appropriate waiver below to download prior to packet pick-up.

Adult Waiver

Minors Waiver


The Wild Moose Chase will take place on Saturday, October 6, 2018. 

Start Times

25k – 8:30AM

10k – 9:00AM

5k – 9:30AM

Packet pick-up

Packet pick-up will be at REI downtown spokane on Friday, 10/5/18 from 4:30PM – 7:30PM. Participants will be required to sign and additional Eastern Washington University hard copy waiver when they check-in for the event. If you need a friend to pick up your packet for you, please send the appropriate waiver with them signed. Adult Waiver or Minor Waiver

Event Parking

Event parking is located in the the snowmobile and cross country ski parking lots at Mt. Spokane.  Make sure you have a discover pass so you don’t get a ticket!  Passes are available at REI during packet pick-up or online (https://discoverpass.wa.gov). Passes ARE NOT available the morning of the race at the race start!

Rules & Timing

Negative Split is committed to providing a safe and fair racing environment for all participants. Please adhere to the following rules and restrictions.

  • Bib numbers must be worn on the front of your person for timing. Failure to do so may result in a DNF time.
  • Dogs and pets are not allowed on the course for safety of all participants


Please note that this event takes place on uneven trail in the wilderness and spectators acknowledge that they will be watching this event at their own risk. Eastern Washington University and event organizers are not responsible or liable for and injury, death, or other unforeseen circumstance that happens to spectators.


We will have Photoboxx free social media photos on race day.  Follow the steps below to get your free prints…

  1. Take a photo with your phone
  2. Post it to Instagram or Twitter with #nsplit
  3. Come by the photo booth for your free photo!


Congrats on your finish!  Come to our post run celebration tent for hydration, snacks, and prize raffle!

Click on the map below to view.

5k Run

10k Run

25k Run

Results will be available immediately following the race and will be posted at the finish. 

We love our volunteers. Be part of this high energy event and sign-up as a volunteer.

Volunteer registration coming soon…

Sorry there are no refunds or deferments for this event. Transfers from person to person must be done at least 1 month in advance.


If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact us here!

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