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Sat September 28, 2024 Port Angeles, WA 98362 US Directions



$90 9:00AM PDT
Events: Big Hurt Iron (any age) Big Hurt Iron Masters (age 50+)
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Team Events

$30 - $65 9:00AM PDT
Events: Big Hurt Team Big Hurt Tandem Team (2 people) Big Hurt High School Team Big Hurt Masters Team (age 50+)

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Front St at, N Oak St
Port Angeles, WA US 98362


The Big Hurt is a multi-sport race that includes four legs and participants can race solo in Iron Division or as a relay team. Big Hurt is unique in that all transitions are at the same location, making for an all-day party atmosphere. Even better, the transition is located on the beautiful waterfront in downtown Port Angeles. Race legs include:

* A 15-mile mountain bike that takes place in the foothills above Port Angeles (10-mile mountain bike, 5 miles on road downhill to downtown Port Angeles race hub for transition to kayak leg)
* A 2.6-mile kayak in Port Angeles Harbor
* A 30-mile road bike that goes west out of Port Angeles and crosses the Elwha River and visits Freshwater Bay, as well as the lower parts of Kelly Ridge on Dan Kelly and Eden Valley Roads.
* A 10K Run, out and back on the Olympic Discovery Trail along the waterfront

Full Big Hurt info here

Please make note of our very specific KAYAK REQUIREMENTS - click here to review. Also note that we will NO LONGER ALLOW PADDLEBOARD in the kayak leg.

BRAND NEW!! THE BIG HURT PODCAST. Our very own cast of characters – the Big Hurt Committee – discussing what you will find on the courses, and giving you all sorts of race information and tips.

Listen on:  Spotify    Google    Apple    Amazon

Team Division Categories: Regular (3-4 team members), Masters (3-4 team members all age 50+), Tandem (2 team members), Company Team (no more than 1 member that does not work for the company), and High School (high school students age 15 and up - can include one adult team member). 

The prices of the event are:

January 1 - June 30:

  • Iron Division (Regular & Masters 50+): $90
  • Teams: $65 per person
  • High School Team: $30 per person

July 1 - August 31:

  • Iron Division: $95
  • Teams: $70 per person
  • High School Team: $35 per person

Sept 1 - Sept 24:

  • Iron Division $100
  • Teams: $75 per person
  • High School Team: $40 per person

Team captains - Register and create a team, then start inviting team members to join! (*team members can change later - the original team member who is dropping out will be refunded the entry fee, but not the RunSignUp processing fee)

A portion of event proceeds is donated to the Peninsula Trails Coalition, a local non-profit organization dedicated to the construction, maintenance, and promotion of the Olympic Discovery Trail and Olympic Adventure Trail.

YOU MUST REGISTER BY SEPT 1st TO BE ASSURED A T-SHIRT IN YOUR SIZE. No changes to t-shirt sizes can be made after Sept 1st, and you cannot exchange sizes at the race.

Refund Policy

  • There are no refunds for participant-initiated cancellations.
  • During the registration process, you can opt in to a RunSignUp insurance for a small fee- this will ensure you a full refund in certain circumstances including including accident, illness and family emergency. Click here for more information and FAQ about the RegShield insurance.
  • Transfers to another person are allowed. Transfer instructions.
  • We do not anticipate cancellation except under extreme circumstances, but if we do need to cancel, participants will receive a free transfer to the following year, or an 80% refund.

Race Contact Info

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