USATF Certified Course #WA15001LB. The course starts at Hyak parking lot and after approximately 400meters, the race proceeds through the Snoqualmie Tunnel. Be sure to carry a flashlight or wear a headlamp through the tunnel. After you pass through the tunnel, volunteers will have a box you can drop your light in, if you wish. Be sure to write you name on your headlamp or flashlight. You can claim you belongings at the finish. You will travel the first 22 miles along the John Wayne Trail and then a right turn on to Snoqualmie Trail to the finish
This race starts at approximately 2549 feet above sea level and ends at 525 feet. There is no altitude issues and the course is a very gradual decline on a hard-packed dirt road.
THE HALF MARATHON
USATF Certified Course #WA15002LB. The race begins at the Marathon half. Half marathoners will run the second half of the marathon course with a net drop of 1100 feet. Runners will be bused to exit 30 off 1-90 and dropped at the end of the paved road where runners will walk 1 mile to the start up a scenic dirt road.