West Seattle Beach Run
Local time: 5:57 AM
This is the 11th year of this fun, fast, and low key race of 25K, 50K, half and full Marathon distances.
A flat course that has potential for a distance or time personal best with fantastic views. Perfect for out of towners visiting Seattle doing the 50 States. Watch for Orcas, seals, sea lions, river otters, blue herons and bald eagles. The goal is to have fun! Add to your Marathon Maniacs/Half Fanatics tallies, train with others, and maybe even set a PB for time or distance.. Times will be recorded on Ultra Signup. After costs proceeds will be given to a non-profit!
Event website is at grandcanyontreks.org/WSFA/WSFA.html
There are many water fountains are on in the summer. They are turned off in the winter. Either way plan carrying a water bottle and some energy gels! There are 6 bathrooms along the course. There is also a Starbucks and Marination Station.
This course is open to traffic so stay on the sidewalk, keep your eyes peeled and exercise caution. Slow down when approaching dogs, strollers, bikes and seniors. There are no street crossings.
Drop bags can be left at the start/finish. Run your distance then hang out near Shelter #3 to cheer folks on and enjoy the views! We will have good food and drink at the finish. If you want bring some goodies to share. Everyone receives a custom medal!