Northwest Series: September 21-26, 2024

Days 1 & 2 (Sat, Sept 21 & Sun, Sept 22): Pendleton, Oregon
Days 3 & 4 (Mon, Sept 23 & Tues, Sept 24): Clarkston, Washington2021 NW Series
Days 5 & 6 (Wed, Sept 25 & Thurs, Sept 26): Lewiston, Idaho

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Series Dates: Saturday, September 21-Thursday, September 26, 2024
Race Times: All Regular Starts are at 6:30 AM (PT) and optional Early Starts are at 5:30 AM (PT). Early Start available for distances of half marathon or longer. We encourage any 6+ hour participants to take advantage of the Early Starts. Pre-Race Briefing will start approximately 10 minutes before each of the two race start times.

Early Start: Yes, optional for half-marathon, marathon, and 50K. Early Start is at 5:30 AM.

Packet Pickup Options

  • Pre-Series Packet Pickup: Friday, September 22, 3-4:30 PM; Convention Center, 1657 Westgate, Pendleton, OR.
  • Race Day Packet Pickup/Registration: Available each day from 5:00-6:20 AM at that day’s race location.

Time Limit: None. We have a “no runner left behind” policy, and we happily stay until the final finisher crosses the line. Walkers are always welcome!
Pets/Strollers: Pets are not allowed, for the safety and comfort of our runners/walkers; you’re welcome to bring a stroller if you have small children.
Group dinners, hotels, and airports: Check Northwest Series Facebook Group.

Hotel Searches: OR, WA, ID
Discounts: $10 discount on marathon/half marathon to active military, as well as members of any club that will list these events on their calendar. ( requires a code to receive discount, which you can find on the club’s site or by contacting us.) We also offer a discount for local participants; contact us for details.
Food/aid stations: Due to our unique multi-loop course setup, we have one giant “aid station,” with more food and drink than you could ever need! Ask anyone who’s run at least one of our races; we’ve got everything from fruit to jelly beans to sandwiches, water to Gatorade to hot coffee, and everything in between. Way more than just granola bars and bananas–we even have our very own mobile kitchen, Loony Lunchbox!

Registration information is below. You may do any number of races; special medals are awarded to those who complete all six!

Race Locations:

  • Days 1 & 2: Oregon
    • Convention Center
    • 1657 Westgate
    • Pendleton, OR
    • GPS (map): N 45.66892, W 118.80368
    • Course: Smooth surface on a mix of asphalt, concrete, and pavement with little shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 30′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for Marathon
    • Course Lap Preview


  • Days 3 & 4: Washington
    • Conference Center
    • 847 Port Way
    • Clarkston, WA
    • GPS (map): N 46.42521, W 117.04837
    • Course: Smooth surface on a mix of asphalt, concrete, and pavement with little shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 33′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for Marathon
    • Course Lap Preview


  • Days 5 & 6: Idaho
    • Hell’s Gate State Park
    • 5501 Hell’s Gate Road
    • Lewiston, ID
    • GPS (map): N 46.36421, W 117.05893
    • Course: Smooth surface on asphalt with little to moderate shade.
    • Elevation Gain (per lap estimates by Garmin): 15′
    • Tentative Laps: 14 for Marathon
    • Course Lap Preview


Travel distances/times between race locations:

  • Day 1/2 (OR)=>Day 3/4 (WA): 137 miles, 2:40
  • Day 3/4 (WA)=>Day 5/6 (ID): 7 miles, 0:15

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What about the bling?
We all know that’s the best part! Every participant will receive one t-shirt and other fun goodies.
All finishers will receive a separate medal for each day; in addition, we give a special medal to those who complete all races in a series.
We even give a special award to each person participating in his or her first full or half marathon!
The best part: The famous caboose, given to the final finisher of each marathon and half marathon!

Oregon – Washington – Idaho

September 21-26 2024
Race type By 1/31/24 2/1/24-3/31/24 4/1/24-8/31/24 After 8/31/24
Full $110 $120 $135 $155
Half $95 $105 $120 $135
10K $55 $55 $55 $65
5K $45 $45 $45 $55
50K $120 $130 $145 $165
Register Online: HERE!!
Mail-in Registration: HERE!!
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