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Gig Harbor, Wash. – April 3, 2013 –Saturday May 25TH will mark the 7th 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 for summer and outdoor fun 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. Here is how it works;

  • There are 30 check points circled on your map.  Each check point has a description such as “sculpture” or “road bend”.
  • Visit the check points in any order, on foot or bike.   You cannot use a motorized vehicle in the event. 
  • To prove you were at the checkpoint, answer a question such as “What is the second word on the sculpture  plaque”
  • Return to the finish line before your time is up
  • Enjoy refreshments, music, interactive booths and awards!


To register, pick up a registration brochure at the Tom Taylor Family YMCA, Gig Harbor Visitor Information Center located at 3125 Judson Street or at many locations around Gig Harbor including sponsor locations; Uptown Gig Harbor, Integrated Financial Services, MultiCare Gig Harbor Medical Park, Route 16 Running and Walking, Columbia Bank and Old Town Bicycle.  To learn more about what a Street Scramble is go to


The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is made possible by Uptown Gig Harbor, MultiCare Gig Harbor Medical Park, Integrated Financial Services, Columbia Bank, Route 16 Running, Old Town Bicycle and the Greater Gig Harbor Foundation.  The Gig Harbor Street Scramble is presented by the Tom Taylor Family YMCA and the City of Gig Harbor.  For more information contact Kirstin Stave, Tom Taylor YMCA at (253) 534-7870 or


For information about lodging for Street Scramble weekend visit


Gig Harbor – Washington’s Maritime Village.