Due to the predicted high temperatures for the remainder of NW Series we will be offering an early early start at 4:00 am everyday. Please take advantage of this if you do not do well with heat or if you expect to be on the course for more then 6 hours. Again days 2 – 6 will have starts at 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00. Please share this with other runners. Thank you. Hope to see you for early early start!

Date/time: Wednesday, September 6 & Thursday, September 7 (Days 5 & 6 of the Northwest Series), 6:00AM PDT.
Early Start: Yes (optional); click HERE for details.
Location: Hell’s Gate State Park, 5501 Hell’s Gate Rd, Lewiston ID
GPS coordinates: N 46.36421, W 117.05893
Packet pickup: Late registration and packet pickup are available on race day, beginning at 4:30AM PDT at the start location.
Course description: Out and back (2.2 miles total); mostly paved, some gravel; mostly flat, some small hills.
Number of Laps: 6 for half marathon, 12 for full marathon (subject to change)
Group dinner: Free pasta dinner will be served during series packet pickup, September 1, 4-6PM, in Pendleton, OR (start location for days 1 & 2). Restaurant suggestions for other days will be posted on Facebook and at each day’s race.
Area hotels:
Holiday Inn Express, 2425 Nez Perce Dr, Lewiston ID; 208-750-1600
Inn America Lewiston, 702 21st St, Lewiston ID; 208-746-4600

NOTE: The distance from Clarkston, WA to Lewiston, ID is 1.6 miles; it is possible to stay 4 nights in the same hotel.

Other accommodations may be found by Googling.

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Register Online: Day 6
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Check out the amazing aerial video shot by a drone flown over our course in Clayton, NM, during the 2015 Dust Bowl Series!
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Check out We're All in This Together, an insightful look into the very first 5-state, 5-day series, by author and series participant George Rose!


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