Mountain Marathon & Hillbilly Half Marathon

Rock Candy Mountain Road SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Running > 5k, Half Marathon, Marathon

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Event Description

This is one of the most challenging 5Ks, half and full marathons in Washington State. The course takes you on beautiful single track, technical trails through Capitol Forest (outside of Olympia, Washington). Steep climbs, technical trails, lots of mud, beautiful views... you'll work hard for this finish! Please review "Important Race Day Information" on our website ( prior to the event to ensure you are prepared. All vehicles must have a Discover Pass. 


Event details and schedule

Marathon Start: 7:30AM

1/2 Marathon Start: 8:30AM

5K Start: 8:45AM

Packet pick-up will be on race day only at the Rock Candy Mountain Parking area starting at 6:30AM. You MUST bring a signed DNR Waiver (found on our website) and a photo ID to claim your bib number prior to the race. Marathon has an 8-hour cut-off. You must be to the halfway turn-around within 4-hours of the start time. Event has ample aid stations (always a good idea to bring your own hydration/nutrition, as well). 

Awards will be given to the top 3 Male/Female finishers in each event. 



8-week group meets on Sunday mornings for guided trail runs, Tuesdays at 6PM (in and around Olympia) for speed/intensity sessions, and is provided with guidance for days group does not meet. First date of training group is Sunday, January 5, 2019. Training group includes race entry. 




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