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Where is the race start and finish?

In downtown Poulsbo, at Liberty Bay Waterfront Park. Click here for a map.

Is there a gear check?

Yes. But you’ll need to provide your own bag.  We’ll keep your stuff dry for you while you run. Please note that Orca Running is not responsible for any lost or stolen items.

Is the race chip timed?

In 2018, all distances will be chip timed.

Do participants receive a medal or shirt?

Yes! in 2018 all participants will receive a shirt and medal!

Is the course certified?

Our course for 2018 is not yet certified.

How long will the courses be open?

Both courses will be open for four hours.

Where are the restrooms located?

There will be a portable restroom at each aid station as well at the start/finish area.

Where do I pick up my packet on race day?

At Liberty Bay Waterfront Park. Look for the big blue Orca Running tent.

Are there any age restrictions?

No. However, we recommend that parents exercise good judgement when signing up their children for long distance running events.

Can someone else pick up my packet?

Yup, no problem.

How can I confirm that I am registered?

You should have received a confirmation email shortly after registering from If you can’t find it, email us and we can confirm if you are registered or not.

Can I switch distances after I’ve registered?

Yes! You can. Click here for instructions on how to do so.

Are there any refunds?

Registrations made in October 2017 are eligible for a refund until January 1st. After that registrations are non-refundable but you may transfer your registration to another person or defer your entry to the next year. Click here for information on how to do so.

Will there be food and water at the finish line?

Of course! We will have water, sports drink, and a small variety of food to choose from at the finish line.

Will there be awards?

Yes, we will have overall awards for top 3 men & women as well as age group awards. More info coming soon!

Where is the best place for my family to see me out on the course?

There are several options as the course is entirely accessible via vehicle or bicycle.  However if you’re one who needs some extra motivation at the end we suggest they post up at Lion’s Park.  They can see you in the beginning of the race as well as at the end, so twice love!  There is even a playground for antsy kiddos to play on in between sightings.