The North Olympic Discovery Marathon and Half Marathon takes place on a unique point to point course that incorporates the beautiful Olympic Discovery Trail with stunning views of the Olympic Mountains and a five mile finishing stretch along the shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.
This rails to trails course is a wide, hard surface (99% paved) trail. The course is marked at every mile and water stations are located approximately every two miles. Cool June weather can be expected - average high is 65F, average low is 49F, average mean is 57F.
The race is organized by the Port Angeles Marathon Association – a group of accomplished amateur athletes.
The marathon is a USATF certified course and a Boston Marathon qualifier.
The Great Olympic Adventure Trail Run (GOAT Run) is a one-way trail marathon on a route that traverses Kelly Ridge between the Olympic National Park and the Strait of Juan de Fuca in Washington State. The race follows the entire length of the Olympic Adventure Trail (21+ miles of single track and about 4 miles of gravel logging road), and finishes with less than a mile of pave road to get to the finish line at Lake Crescent, inside Olympic National park.
Extreme Sports Park, Port Angeles, Washington Crush it – or cruise the obstacle course at your own pace…ok, not into gettin’ dirty? then stay and watch your friends and family make mucking fools (or Olympians) of themselves – bring your cameras in any case. All will enjoy the surroundings, great local food & spirits here in Port Angeles, WA. Lets get muddy people!