The Lilac Bloomsday Association presents the 41st running of the Lilac Bloomsday Run.

  • Sunday, May 7, 2017
  • 12 Kilometers (7.46 miles)
  • Spokane, Washington

Presidents/Race Directors

The Lilac Bloomsday Association is a non-profit corporation whose mission is to promote long distance running and physical fitness. The Association was formed after the first Lilac Bloomsday Run in 1977.

The following is a list of former and current Presidents of the Lilac Bloomsday Association and Bloomsday Race Directors:

 
 
 
 
YearPresident

1978

Jim Lynch

1979

Jim Lynch

1980

Rob Huneke

1981

Doug Kelley

1982

Don Kardong

1983

Don Kardong

1984

Don Kardong

1985

Ed Rockwell

1986

Ed Rockwell

1987

Steven L. Jones

1988

Steven L. Jones

1989

Bill Johnson

1990

Bill Johnson

1991

Richard C. Eymann

1992

Jerry O'Neal

1993

Jerry O'Neal

1994

Larry Vandenburg

1995

Larry Vandenburg

1996

Thomas H. Jones

1997

Thomas H. Jones

1998

Connie Bischoff

1999

Connie Bischoff

2000

Steven L. Jones

2001

Steven L. Jones

2002

Jerry O'Neal

2003

Jerry O'Neal

2004

Al Odenthal

2005

Al Odenthal

2006

Al Odenthal

2007

Jonathan Neill

2008

Jonathan Neill

2009

Jerry O'Neal

2010

Jerry O'Neal

2011

Carol Hunter

2012

Carol Hunter

2013

Steven L. Jones

2014

Steven L. Jones

2015

Steven L. Jones

2016

Steven L. Jones

2017

Mark Starr

 

Year Race Director
1982 Doug Kelley
1983-1991 Sylvia Quinn
1992-2004 Karen Heaps
2005-2017 Don Kardong

Prior to 1982, LBA President also served as Race Director.