Saturday, Aug 20

Lace up your skates and join your friends and family on the ice for Kraken Community Iceplex's Inaugural Frozen 5K fundraiser to benefit the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health.

  • 5k and 2.5k skating races
  • Raffle prizes including Kraken game tickets and other Kraken merchandise 
  • Silent Auction  

Admission: $30 per skater includes a spot in the race, rental skates (if required) access to skills competitions and a Frozen 5K t-shirt. All proceeds support BRI. 

Come on out and make a play for a healthy community! 

The Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (BRI) is leading the science to predict, prevent, reverse and cure diseases that involve the immune system like lupus, MS, cancer and COVID-19. When you donate to BRI, your support powers science that changes lives and opens the possibility of a healthy immune system for all.


5k Race Registration

It takes approximately 35 laps to complete 5km.

Beginner Skaters

12:30-1:00pm (30mins)

Intermediate Skaters

1:15-1:45pm (30mins)

Advanced Skaters

2:00-2:20pm (20mins)

Plan to arrive 30-mins prior to your race start time.
Encourage your friends and family to come cheer you on! 

2.5k Race Registration

It takes approximately 17.5 laps to complete 2.5km

Beginner Skaters

2:35-2:50 (15mins)

Intermediate Skaters

3:05-3:20pm (15mins)

Advanced Skaters

3:35-3:50pm (15mins)

  • Beginner skaters = New skaters/Basic 1-3/Adult 1-3/Hockey 1
  • Intermediate = Skating for 2+ years/Basic 4-6/Adult 4-6/Hockey 2-3
  • Advanced = Skating for 3+ years/Pre-Free Skate & higher/LTP

Skills Competition

After your race, come to VMFH Rink and compete in the following skills competitions.  

  • Toss a Puck
  • Hardest Shot
  • Fastest Skater   

Pre-registration is available at the link above. We will also accept on-site registrations day-of. Competitions run first come, first served.  



You will be given a device to track the laps you do in the time given. A 5K is about 35 laps and a 2.5K is about 17.5 laps. At the end of the race, you will report your laps to the results table and the leader will receive a prize.

Participants must be 6 years or older.

Yes, we can send you a receipt via email using the email on your DaySmart profile.

No worries! Do your best and you will still get a chance to win some cool prizes.

We have dedicated timeslots for beginners, intermediate and advanced skaters on our VMFH rink. You can sign up upon arrival at the check-in table in the lobby.