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Gig Harbor, Wash. – April 14, 2011 –Saturday May 28TH will mark the 5th annual GIG HARBOR STREET SCRAMBLE at 10:00 a.m. starting at Skansie Brothers Park (3207 Harborview Drive) in historic downtown Gig Harbor.

This free, family event marks the official kick-off of the annual HEALTHY HARBOR community wellness campaign in Gig Harbor. The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is the largest Street Scramble in North America and the only free Street Scramble in the greater Puget Sound region.

The event is FREE, but pre-registration is encouraged for the Street Scramble. The first 200 to pre-register receive a t-shirt. Registration will also be available at the event, but no t-shirt is guaranteed.

The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is a “treasure hunt” through-out the community directing participants to 30 locations on a map. Participants choose to do the event in either 90 minutes or three hours on foot or bike, individually or as a team. You cannot use a motorized vehicle in the event. The event also includes booths and information geared towards healthy lifestyle.

To register, pick up a registration brochure at the Gig Harbor YMCA, Gig Harbor Visitor Information Center located at 3125 Judson Street or at many locations around Gig Harbor. You can also download a pdf of the brochure at here. To learn more about what a Street Scramble is go to .

The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is made possible by MultiCare Gig Harbor Medical Park, Columbia Bank, AlaskaUSA, Route 16 Running, Campus of Care and the City of Gig Harbor. Presented by the Gig Harbor YMCA. For more information contact Kirstin Hawkins, Gig Harbor YMCA at (253) 534-7870 or


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