Saturday, Oct 20, 2012

Lake Padden Trail Half

Lake Padden Park, WA

Bellingham , WA 13.1 Miles

This Event Took Place Sat. Oct 20, 2012

Home of the 2014 USATF National Trial Half Marathon Championships!

We are proud to announce that the Lake Padden Trail Half Marathon has been selected by the USATF as their 2014 National Trail Championships. Any racers who wish to compete for prize money, either Open or Masters, must be a USATF member prior to the race. Please bring your USATF membership card to the race.


USATF Prize Money
Open Men and Women: 1st - $750, 2nd - $500, 3rd - $250, 4th - $125, 5th - $75
Masters Men and Women: 1st - $150, 2nd - $100, 3rd - $50

Presented By Flora Health

The 13.1 Course, 9:00 AM Start
Come run some of the most beautiful trails that Lake Padden Park and our area have to offer. An epic half marathon trail race that is both rewarding and challenging. The race starts along the scenic setting of beautiful Lake Padden and makes its way up and through the forested single track trails (see course map here). A super fun place to run and race! Sorry, NO REFUNDS and NO DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION.

Please carpool
We encourage everyone to carpool if at all possible as parking will be very limited.
There will be four aid stations along the course that will provide water, Gu2o and plenty of encouragement.

Race Photos
Your race photo will be taken along the course by a professional photographer.

Post Race at Race Site

Join the post race party lakeside for recovery food, drink and friends. Recovery soups and foods provided by Terra Organica, Great Harvest Bread & Bookfare Cafe

Massage Therapists will also be on hand to do post race recovery massage for a minimal charge.

Awards/Prizes

Age Group Awards
Any USATF competitor receiving prize money will not be eligible for age group awards. Unique hand crafted awards created by Bay Engraving will be presented to first male and female overall, special awards to first male and female masters overall & grand masters overall and top 3 in each ten year age category.

Random Prizes
Random prizes will be awarded to runners. Prizes include weekend getaways, whale watch trips in the San Juan Islands from San Juan Cruises, running shoes, running apparel, dining certificates and more!!

Who will benefit?

We have a passion for running and racing and enjoying the many adventures around our community, We also feel that reaching out to help our kids will make our community a better place and give those kids a chance to enjoy some adventures too. Your race fees will go to benefit the kids of Rebound. To learn more about Rebound and their mission, please log on at: www.reboundwc.org

Sponsors & Support

2014 Race Presented By Flora Health

Champion Sponsors: Northwest Sleep Solutions, H&R Block




Supporting Sponsors: Superfeet

Many Thanks to our friends who support us: Best Western Plus Lakeway Inn, Poppe's 360 Pub, City of Bellingham Parks and Recreation, Takao Suzuki Photography, Glenn Tachiyama Photography, Classic Rock KISM 92.9, Cascade Radio Group, Greater Bellingham Running Club, Udo's Oil-Oil The Machine, Girls On The Run, Bellingham Public Market, Bellingham Police Dept., Whatcom County Sheriff's Dept.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!

Interested in a volunteer opportunity for this year's race? Please click www.lakepaddentrailhalf.com/race-info/volunteer/ and fill out the simple application and you're set.

All volunteers get volunteer only food at the race and are eligible for some cool volunteer only prizes!

THIS RACE COULD NOT HAPPEN WITHOUT THE HELP OF VOLUNTEERS LIKE YOU!

Local time: 3:18 PM
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Albert Coyle
Race Director

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