Carkeek 12 Hour
Don’t say we didn’t warn you. This is the hardest 12 hour race out there. Period. Not only that, but this year the Carkeek 12 Hour is taking place on Halloween itself, making for the SCARIEST day in recent ultrarunning history. Be afraid. Be very afraid. If you feel you’re up to the challenge and wish to take on this daunting endeavor, please read on below to learn all the nitty gritty detail of what to expect and how to proceed with this most ill-advised journey on which you are about to embark. Thank you to The North Face, Caffe Vita, Nuun, and Seattle Running Company for great products and all the wonderful help and support of this crazy race! -Sam and Brock (misery organizers extraordinaire). Start is at 6am on Saturday October 27, 2012 .
Ghost of Seattle Marathon
THE 2012 GHOST OF SEATTLE MARATHON IS FULL. I AM STARTING A WAITING LIST BUT ALL DOUBLE, TRIPLE and QUAD RUNNERS WILL GET IN. I am limited to 300 finisher medals so please let me know how important that is if you email me.
I ordered high quality long sleeve soft tech shirts from Leslie Jordan of Portland. Their minimum quantities means I will have 100+ extra shirts for sale so please bring $20 if you are interested.
THE BEST MICRO MARATHON IN THE COUNTRY!
We always fill up so do not delay
Race is USTAF certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier. Feel free to break out your racing flats! Thanks to Terry Sentinella for making this certification happen.
This year there are excellent finisher medals, the food and aid will be great as usual. There will be 3 porta potties at the start/finish and one at the Leschi aid station.
The Seattle Ghost Marathon races include 13.1 half, 26.2 full and 50K options. This is a fun run starting from tiny Mt Baker park near Seward Park in Seattle. Parking is limited so it is OK to walk from Seward Park or Ferdinand St nearby. Start is 8:00 am on Saturday November 24th 2012 and the aid shuts down at 2:00.
Early start is 6am or 7am ONLY. You must take longer than 4 hours for the marathon. If you run faster than 4 hours you will get an automatic 4:01 race time.
Overall winners will only be from those that start at the designated race time.
Boston qualifer USATF course certification number WA09059MW
Birch Bay Ghost Marathon
RACE IS LIMITED TO FIRST (50) PAID ENTRANTS FOR 2012. As part of your race fee everyone will be a memeber of the www.nwultras.com running club for insurance and permissions.
The Birch Bay Marathon and 15.1 mile option will start at 9:00am and finish at 2:00pm on Saturday December 8, 2012 from Birch Bay State Park. The weather should be terrible so please plan accordingly! Beware of ice on the roads and drive carefully.
An 8:00 start is available for those who plan on taking 5 or more hours. It does cause us aid issues so plan on carrying your own until mobile aid finds you on the loop.
The "BIG Dabrowski" (BD50K) WILL NOT BE HELD IN 2011 DUE TO PERMIT ISSUES ON COUGAR MOUNTAIN.
The "BIG Dabrowski" (BD50K) is a 50 kilometer point-to-point ultra marathon near Issaquah and about 20 minutes east from the city of Seattle.
It starts on the east side of Tiger Mountain and finishes on the west side of Cougar Mountain. Traversing through what is referred to as the Issaquah Alps, the course kisses the tops of the Tiger, Squak and Cougar mountain complexes. The majority of tread is on single track forest trail and involves plenty of elevation gain and loss to ensure good value and an entertaining run. Start is at 8am on Not held in 2011 due to permitting issues