Weekend Getaway for April 16


WHAT: Modeled after the NFL scouting combine, participants in this event will complete a series of exercise to measure their fitness level. The event will include a 1-mile run, 40-yard dash, an agility test, shuttle run, a tire drag and more. Make sure you stretch first.

WHEN: 9 a.m. Saturday.

WHERE: Norpoint Park, 4818 Nassau Ave. NE, Tacoma.

GETTING THERE: From Interstate 5, take Exit 137 in Fife and travel north on 54th Avenue East as it becomes Taylor Way. Turn right on South Frontage Road and continue as the road becomes Marine View Drive. Turn right on McMurray Road Northeast. Turn left on Browns Point Boulevard Northeast. Turn right on Nassau Avenue Northeast and continue to the facility, which will be on your left.

COST: $35 the day of the event.

OF NOTE: Check in starts at 7 a.m. and registration closes at 8:15 a.m. Dogs and strollers will not be allowed on the course. Results will be posted on the event website within 48 hours. The Center at Norpoint hosts its Spring Fling family party afterward.

INFORMATION: 253-305-1022, metroparkstacoma.org.