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North Olympic Discovery Marathon


Sat June 2 - Sun June 3 2018
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Location: Port Angeles, WA US 98362 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk, Walk Only
Event: Marathon
The North Olympic Discovery 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.

Frequent sightings of seals, eagles, and an array of shore birds are common from the trail. Iconic trestle bridges provide beautiful back drops. Salmon can be seen spawning at the Morse Creek crossing in the fall. The North Olympic Discovery Marathon is truly one of the most beautiful marathon venues anywhere.

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.

Event Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Start Time: 7:30am PDT
End Time: 3:00pm PDT
Price: $90.00 Race Fee + $5.40 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $100.00 after November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm PST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
July 9, 2017, 8:00am PDT November 30, 2017, 11:59pm PST $90.00 Race Fee + $5.40 SignUp Fee ?
December 1, 2017, 12:00am PST February 4, 2018, 11:59pm PST $100.00 Race Fee + $6.00 SignUp Fee ?
February 5, 2018, 12:00am PST May 20, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $115.00 Race Fee + $6.90 SignUp Fee ?
May 21, 2018, 12:00am PDT June 1, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $140.00 Race Fee + $8.40 SignUp Fee ?
Event: Half Marathon
The North Olympic Discovery 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, mixed/hard surface trail. The race is organized by the Port Angeles Marathon Association – a group of accomplished amateur athletes.

The Half Marathon starts half-way between Sequim and Port Angeles at the Storm King Soccer Fields. The Half Marathon is open to runners and walkers. Race finishes at City Pier in downtown Port Angeles where festivities include music, food, massage, and a beautiful area for relaxing on the beach or walking to the local pub for cold beer and pizza.
Event Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Start Time: 8:30am PDT
End Time: 3:00pm PDT
Price: $70.00 Race Fee + $4.20 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $80.00 after November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm PST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
July 9, 2017, 8:00am PDT November 30, 2017, 11:59pm PST $70.00 Race Fee + $4.20 SignUp Fee ?
December 1, 2017, 12:00am PST February 4, 2018, 11:59pm PST $80.00 Race Fee + $4.80 SignUp Fee ?
February 5, 2018, 12:00am PST May 20, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $95.00 Race Fee + $5.70 SignUp Fee ?
May 21, 2018, 12:00am PDT June 1, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $110.00 Race Fee + $6.60 SignUp Fee ?
Event: Marathon Relay
The Relay will be run consecutively with the North Olympic Discovery Marathon and offers many divisions for fun and competition. Team size can vary between 2-5 members. A 5 person team will run or walk legs between 4.2-6.7 miles. Smaller teams will divide the legs to meet their needs and will run longer distances. Four official exchange zone locations have been dedicated on the course map. Teams are responsible for their own transportation.
Event Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Start Time: 7:30am PDT
End Time: 3:00pm PDT
Price: $300.00 Race Fee + $15.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $325.00 after November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm PST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
July 9, 2017, 8:00am PDT November 30, 2017, 11:59pm PST $300.00 Race Fee + $15.00 SignUp Fee ?
December 1, 2017, 12:00am PST February 4, 2018, 11:59pm PST $325.00 Race Fee + $16.25 SignUp Fee ?
February 5, 2018, 12:00am PST May 20, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $350.00 Race Fee + $17.50 SignUp Fee ?
May 21, 2018, 12:00am PDT June 1, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $400.00 Race Fee + $20.00 SignUp Fee ?
Event: Marathon Walk
The North Olympic Discovery Marathon is pleased to welcome the walker as an integral part of the best boutique marathon in North America. We strive to provide each participant with all of the services and assistance equally regardless of pace or place. That being said, we want to take this opportunity to provide you with all of the information you need to make your Marathon Walk the best experience possible.

We have based our start times and water station operating times on a 15 minute per mile (4 miles per hour) walker. Flexibility for faster and slower paces have been built in to accommodate the natural variations that will occur.

Special Instructions
Please carry the food and drink that you will need for the first eight miles of your walk. The first water stop will be at mile 8. After mile 8, we anticipate that the Marathon runners will be joining you and the marathon course and water stations will be in complete operation.

For the first 8 miles, early start walkers will need to follow the course marking signs and stay on the Olympic Discovery Trail.
Event Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Start Time: 6:00am PDT
End Time: 3:00pm PDT
Price: $90.00 Race Fee + $5.40 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $100.00 after November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm PST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
July 9, 2017, 8:00am PDT November 30, 2017, 11:59pm PST $90.00 Race Fee + $5.40 SignUp Fee ?
December 1, 2017, 12:00am PST February 4, 2018, 11:59pm PST $100.00 Race Fee + $6.00 SignUp Fee ?
February 5, 2018, 12:00am PST May 20, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $115.00 Race Fee + $6.90 SignUp Fee ?
May 21, 2018, 12:00am PDT June 1, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $140.00 Race Fee + $8.40 SignUp Fee ?
Event: 10K
There is a distance for everyone at the NODM. The Olympic Medical Center (OMC) 5K/10K has been a favorite for folks who travel with marathoners and want to stretch their own legs. It is also a fun community event that celebrates healthy living on the Olympic Peninsula.

You are invited to participate in the 5K|3.1 miles or 10K|6.2 miles, run or walk. It isn’t uncommon to spot eagles, seals, and an array of shore birds along the course.

The 5K and 10K events finish under the same banner as the Marathon and Half Marathon (City Pier in Port Angeles). The event is chip-timed and all athletes receive a high-quality race shirt. All participants are invited to enjoy food, music and celebrations at the finish venue.

OMC employees receive a discount entry. Contact nodm@nodm.com for coupon code.
Event Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Start Time: 9:00am PDT
End Time: 3:00pm PDT
Price: $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $40.00 after November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm PST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
July 9, 2017, 8:00am PDT November 30, 2017, 11:59pm PST $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee ?
December 1, 2017, 12:00am PST February 4, 2018, 11:59pm PST $40.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee ?
February 5, 2018, 12:00am PST May 20, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $45.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee ?
May 21, 2018, 12:00am PDT June 1, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $50.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee ?
Event: 5K
There is a distance for everyone at the NODM. The Olympic Medical Center (OMC) 5K/10K has been a favorite for folks who travel with marathoners and want to stretch their own legs. It is also a fun community event that celebrates healthy living on the Olympic Peninsula.

You are invited to participate in the 5K|3.1 miles or 10K|6.2 miles, run or walk. It isn’t uncommon to spot eagles, seals, and an array of shore birds along the course.

The 5K and 10K events finish under the same banner as the Marathon and Half Marathon (City Pier in Port Angeles). The event is chip-timed and all athletes receive a high-quality race shirt. All participants are invited to enjoy food, music and celebrations at the finish venue.

OMC employees receive a discount entry. Contact nodm@nodm.com for coupon code.
Event Date: Sunday June 3, 2018
Start Time: 9:30am PDT
End Time: 3:00pm PDT
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after November 30, 2017 at 11:59pm PST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
July 9, 2017, 8:00am PDT November 30, 2017, 11:59pm PST $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee ?
December 1, 2017, 12:00am PST February 4, 2018, 11:59pm PST $30.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee ?
February 5, 2018, 12:00am PST May 20, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee ?
May 21, 2018, 12:00am PDT June 1, 2018, 11:59pm PDT $40.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee ?
Event: Kids Marathon
Kids are an important part of Marathon weekend. Participants from all over the United States and many countries come to the Olympic Peninsula to run in the Marathon. These adults train all year long to be in shape to run the distance. Kids have the opportunity to run their own marathon!

Using the NODM mileage log, kids track 25 miles for 6 -10 weeks leading up to Marathon weekend. They set their own weekly goals, record their miles and earn rewards. On kids race day, the actual marathon course will be theirs and they will run their last 1.2 miles at City Pier under the same finish line as the marathon! All kids are welcome to participate in this fun run event.

In addition to exercising the body – we want kids to exercise their brains too. We have teamed up with the North Olympic Library to once again offer a reading log. The challenge is for kids to read a minimum of 20 minutes every day! Book tokens are awarded for every “bingo” and a free book from the library will be given to students who complete the entire log.

Our mission is to promote kids’ health and fitness and to promote the marathon weekend as a family festival.
Event Date: Saturday June 2, 2018
Start Time: 4:00pm PDT
End Time: 5:00pm PDT
Price: $12.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $15.00 after June 1, 2018 at 8:00pm PDT
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June 13, 2017, 6:24pm PDT June 1, 2018, 8:00pm PDT $12.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee ?
June 2, 2018, 8:00am PDT June 2, 2018, 4:00pm PDT $15.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee ?

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