The Great Ferry Race

Sun June 13, 2021 Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 US Directions

The Great Ferry Race

8:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT

The Great Ferry Race is unlike any other race you’ve ever done. Participants will board the ferry in downtown Seattle by walking on, enjoy the scenic 35 minute crossing to Bainbridge Island, and then assemble on the car deck and walk off.  This half marathon race will start on the ferry dock and take runners all around scenic Bainbridge Island.  The course is approximately 2/3rds road and 1/3rd groomed trail.  After the run, enjoy the post-race festival before picking a return ferry of your choosing back to Seattle.

Please note that this is a hilly course, compared to most Orca Running events, and that approximately 1/3 of the course is on Bainbridge Island trails. The trails are not technical and do not require trail running experience, but runners that experience difficulty while running on trails should probably not run this race.

Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County residents who don’t need to take the ferry are welcome to attend–please select the Bainbridge resident option when registering.

Special age based pricing!

Under 18 - save $4 on your registration (discount automatically applied when birthdate is entered)

65+- save $4 on your registration (discount automatically applied when birthdate is entered)

Bainbridge Island residents - save $8 on your race registration (by choosing this option at checkout, you are agreeing that you live on Bainbridge Island and your registration will not include riding the ferry to the start line). 

Interested in signing up for more than one Orca Running race? Check out the Orca Running Bundle Options. 

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

208 Madison Ave N
Bainbridge Island, WA US 98110
Race Contact Info

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Refer 5 or more participants and get a refund of up to $15.00. You can find your referral link in your confirmation email. 


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