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Ghost of Seattle Marathon

THE 2014 GHOST OF SEATTLE MARATHON REGISTRATION WILL OPEN ON DATABAR Saturday July 19th. Use this link to go directly https://www.databarevents.com/nwultras.asp . If you search on Databar there are 2 links. One is a direct and the other is the entire race list so you will need to scroll to Seattle Ghost Marathon (there is no Ghost of Seattle Marathon in the list)
NEW POLICIES There will be no allowances for Quad, Triple or Double runners. If you want to run then sign up. We always fill up so do not delay

This year we will not make any changes before race day. Packet pickup is DOR only. Due to emergency information and planning we do not allow transfers or deferrals.
I will order high quality long sleeve soft tech shirts from Leslie Jordan of Portland again this year.
Due to the sidewalk nature of the event we cannot accept wheel chairs, dogs or strollers at the event. 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 4 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 private club run starting from tiny Mt Baker park near Seward Park in Seattle. Runners must park in the neighborhoods off S Ferdinand St and walk a few blocks.
7am is the 50K and marathon start. 8am is the half marathon start. The 6am early start is for 50K and marathon runners planning on taking more than 6 hours.Saturday November 30th 2013 the course and aid will shut down at 2:00 so please plan accordingly.
Overall winners will only be from those that start at the designated race time.
Boston qualifer USATF course certification number WA09059MW more...

Birch Bay Ghost Marathon


This years event is being co-race directed by Kevin Douglas and next year he will be taking it over. Please not that the 2014 event is being scheduled on Saturday December 6th.
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 14, 2013 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. more...

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