Saturday, Nov 5, 2016

Klickitat Trail Run

92 Main Street

Klickitat, WA Marathon, 1/2 Marathon, 5K

This Event Took Place Sat. Nov 5, 2016

THE KLICKITAT TRAIL RUN RETURNS

The Columbia Gorge Running Club working with Angela Krause, Klickitat Schools and support from the Klickitat Trail Conservancy present to you the return of the Klickitat half-marathon run & 5k run/walk. This is a NON-PROFIT FUNDRAISING event benefiting the Klickitat community center & K-12 public schools. This much loved run returns under the direction of former trail setter and participant Angela Krause.

This event will be held at Klickitat Youth Center, 92 Main Street, Klickitat, WA 98628

Enjoy the canyon walls and beautiful Fall colors as you run next to the scenic Klickitat River.

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SORRY, NO REFUNDS

Due to the complexity in fund distribution and being a fundraiser, THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS. If for some reason you sign up and are unable to run, you should still come for your soup, It is AMAZING!

EVENT REGISTRATION

This years registration on ULTRA SIGNUP opening on April 1, 2024, closing Friday November 8th. There is a $10 price increase for day-of registration on all races. (with the exception of participants 12 years old and younger, whose registration is FREE for the 5k run/walk only) Registration and sign-in begins at 7:00am and will end at 8:30am at the Jerry Lynch Community Center formally known as Klickitat Youth Center located at 92 Main Street - Klickitat WA 98602
Park your car at the Youth Center parking lot - overflow parking available at the Klickitat school across the street.
Online registration includes the option of purchasing a long sleeve shirt and runner's beanie.

SHUTTLE BUSES

Shuttle buses will be located in front of Youth Center in Klickitat locate at 92 Main Street (13 miles north of Lyle trail head) and depart from the center to start locations - Half-marathon buses depart at 8:45am. Departure for the 5k from the community center is 9:45am. Buses depart at exactly 8:45am and 9:45am. PLEASE ALLOW ADEQUATE TIME TO ARRIVE AT THE COMMUNITY CENTER, APPROX 30-45 MINS PRIOR TO BUS DEPARTURE. If you miss the bus, you are responsible for getting yourself to the run start at either Pitt Trail (mile post 10 for 5k) or Lyle (mile post 0 for half-marathon).

MARATHON

There will be no marathon distance for this years run. If there is enough interest, we will consider adding it back in 2025.

HALF MARATHON

SHUTTLE BUS DEPARTS from the Youth Center at 92 Main Street in Klickitat at EXACTLY 8:45am and drops off at start location in Lyle WA. This is a point-to-point course starting on mile marker "0". START TIME in Lyle is 9:30am. Again, the shuttle to trailhead leaves from the community center in Klickitat at 8:45am sharp. Please allow ample time to drive to the community center that is approximately 25-30 minutes (13 miles) from Lyle and an additional 30-45 minutes for sign-up or same day registration. If you miss the shuttle bus, you are responsible for transportation to the run start. This is a medium technical Trail (due to rocky areas) - slow-grade Incline of 500' over the full course. There are 2 aid stations on this course at or near miles 6* & 10*. Porta potties are at start location as well as mile 10. This trail is an incredible scenic path that follows along the beautiful Klickitat River. There are areas that are rocky as well as areas where you can pick up speed. This path is well marked and mile posts along the way. This course is both for runners and walkers. First-aid responders will also be located at 10 mile aid station. The finish-line is located in front of the Youth Center - Online registration open through midnight November 8th. Day of registration cost is $70.

5K

This is a medium technical course for walkers and runners - Shuttle busses depart the Youth Center at 92 Main Street in Klickitat at 9:45am and arrive at start location (Pitt Trailhead, mile post 10). RACE START TIME is 10am. Again, the shuttle to trailhead leaves from the community center in Klickitat at 9:45am sharp. Please allow ample time to drive to the community center that is approximately 25-30 minutes (13 miles) from Lyle and an additional 30-45 minutes for sign-up or same day registration. If you miss the shuttle bus you will be responsible for your own transportation to the ru/walk start. There will be a porta potty on location. This course runs along the beautiful Klickitat Trail. The finish-line is located in front of the Youth Center. It has Rocky areas as well as smooth flat and fast surfaces. The 5k distance is free for kids 12 years old and younger. Registration for adults and children 13 years old and older are online thru November 8th. Same day sign up is $30

AWARDS

One award each for the first male and female finisher of both the half-marathon and 5k run will be awarded at 11:00am the day of the race.


TIMING

Age Categories will be separated and broken down to make and female 19 and under / 20-29 /30-39/ 40-49 / 50-59 / 60-69 / 70-79 / 80-89 / 90-99...

"Soup-er" post run event

This race is known for the plethora of homemade soups, stews, chilis, and baked goods that great each finisher at he community center.

Awards will be given to the first male and female of each race at 11:00am

Our 2024 merchandise will be available for purchase, including long sleeve t-shirts and beanies.

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for announcements regarding additions to the after run gathering.

DROP BOX

There will be a box in Lyle at the half-marathon start location. The box will be brought back to the community center and located near the DJ who will be jammin! You are responsible to pick up your things.

Event's current local time: 10:46 PM PT

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