Hippie Half Marathon and Lazy Hippie Half Marathon

Sat October 5, 2019 Manchester, WA US 98366 Directions
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://runamokracing.com.

Place
Blake Island State Park
Manchester, WA US 98366
Description

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2019

LIMITED TO 300 PEOPLE ON ON THE ARGOSY CRUISE!

**50 spots are available for friends/family to ride the Argosy. They must register online to board the Argosy Cruise.**  $35 fee for the Argosy Cruise option.  $55 fee for the Arogsy Cruise and lunch option.  $20 fee for the lunch option only (you provide your own transportation).  Two weeks before the race, if there are still opens spots, we will reopen registration for friends and family.
Get your running groove on at Blake Island State Park!  Run the trails throughout historic and scenic Blake Island Marine State Park. 
13 miles of challenging and gorgeous trails!  Feeling lazy?  Sign up for the Lazy Hippie Half and run the 4 mile course from August race twice!
We are offering virtual races for both events!  Shirts, bibs and medals will be shipped the first week in October.  Virtual runners' finish times will not be posted in the official results. Please note that if you sign up for a virtual run, you are not entered into the run that is held in person at Blake Island State Marine Park
***PLEASE ADD ON ARGOSY TRANSPORTATION ($25) TO YOUR ENTRY (YOU WILL BE ASKED DURING CHECKOUT) IF YOU DO NOT PLAN ON TAKING YOUR OWN BOAT TO THE ISLAND.***
Included In Entry:
  • 13.1 or 8 miles of beautiful trails
  • Far Out Finisher's Medal and Groovy Shirt
  • Catered Lunch at finish line provided by Whiskey Gulch
  • Beer Garden sponsored by Whiskey Gulch
  • Live 60's Band 10 Strings and a Box
  • *Argosy Cruise available for $25 to be purchased when registering*
Day of Race Schedule:
6:30 AM               Boarding begins at Pier 55 Argosy Cruise.   Please be on board by 6:50 am as the boat will leave promptly
                            at 7:00 am
7:00 AM               Depart Pier 55 Seattle
8:00 AM               Arrive at Blake Island Marine State Park.  You will have 30 minutes to drop your gear, use the facilities and head                                over to the starting line.
8:30 AM               Race Start!  
11:00 - 2:00 PM   Lunch served at finish line.  Beer Garden and live 60s Band!
1:45 PM              Depart Blake island for Seattle
2:45 PM              Arrive at Pier 55 Seattle
Argosy Cruises would like everyone on board by 6:50 AM.  THE BOAT WILL LEAVE AT 7:00 AM. IT WILL NOT WAIT IF YOU ARE LATE .  THIS IS THE ONLY GUARANTEED TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM THE RACE. THE BOAT IS FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ONLY AND A NAME AND ID CHECK IS REQUIRED BEFORE BOARDING. 
YOU MAY NOT BRING FRIENDS AND/OR FAMILY ON BOARD WITH YOU UNLESS THEY ARE REGISTERED FOR THE RACE OR THEY HAVE SIGNED UP ONLINE FOR TRANSPORTATION (LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE)
                                                                       NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF YOU MISS THE BOAT
Blake Island State Park does not take reservations for the marina or campsites. They are first come, first serve. If you plan on your own transportation for you or your party, there is no guarantee that you will find an open boat slip on the island.  Please contact Blake Island State Park for any questions you may have related to the marina or campgrounds.
YOU WILL NOT BE GIVEN A REFUND IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE BECAUSE YOU COULD NOT DOCK YOUR BOAT OR YOU MISSED THE ARGOSY SAILING.
RUN AMOK RACING, INC. POLICIES:  All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Transfers to another individual are not allowed. No deferrals to the following year. All participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate. No exceptions.
Online registration closes  October 3, 2019 at 11:59 pm.
 
Race Contact Info

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Questions?
Blake Island Trail Map

Course maps not available at this time. Please check back.

 

Hippie Half Marathon Map

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Lazy Hippie Half Marathon

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FAQ'S

What should I bring?

Identification to board the Argosy Cruise and enter the beer garden
Beach chair/blanket to relax on at the finish line
Change of clothes

Will there be gear check?   Yes.

What if I don't like 60s music or beer?  Bring your headphones. Who doesn't like beer?  :)  Go explore the beaches or marina, take a nap, bring a book.  What's not to love on Blake Island?

Can my family/friends join me on the Argosy Cruise?  We have 50 spots reserved for family and friends. They must register online ($35 for transportation) or $55 for lunch and transportation. Once the 50 spots are filled, we will close those seats. Two weeks before the race, we will reopen registration for non-runners if we have any available spots open at that time.

Can I bring my dog?

  • Only service dogs are allowed on Arogsy cruise.  All dogs are permitted on Blake Island.
  • Blake Island State Park does not take boat slip or camping reservations.
  • Please call  360-731-8330 or visit Blake Island State Marine Park Website for more information. 
Swag!

Image Hippie Half Finisher's Medal

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VIRTUAL RACES

Can’t make it to race weekend, but you’re still feeling Groovy? Sign up to run the Virtual Hippie Half Marathon or Lazy Half Marathon (8 miles)

We will mail you your race bib, and you’ll get the same race shirt and finisher medal as the Hippie Half and Lazy Half participants.  Bibs, medals and shirts will be mailed the first week of October (or sooner if we received the shipment of shirts earlier than expected).

All virtual runners will receive the 1/4 zip long sleeve groovy finishers' shirt.  The Lazy Half Marathon and the Hippie Half Marathon have distinctive medals for each event. See the pictures above.

 

Ways to Run:
Run or walk the distance wherever you are
Break your run up into multiple sessions
Run on a treadmill
Celebrate your Race:
**Post** a photo or a video to share your virtual race experience on your social media using the race hashtag (#hippiehalf). You might not be there in person, but you can still be part of the race weekend experience. **Not required to complete the virtual race.

Virtual runners are NOT entered into the race that will be held at Blake Island State Marine Park.

Virtual runners will not be listed in the official results.  

 

 

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