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Race Location:

The race starts and finishes at Liberty Bay Waterfront Park in downtown Poulsbo.  Click here to view the park in Google Maps.


We highly recommend carpooling!  Parking is available at the park and on the streets in downtown Pouslbo.  Please be sure to follow all parking signs!


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Race Day Schedule:

7:00am: Packet Pick-up and Day of Race Registration opens

8:00am: Half Marathon Start

8:30am: 10K Start

9:15am: Post Race Festivities begin

9:45am: Awards Ceremony

12:00pm: All courses closed

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Gear Check

We offer Gear Check 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.

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Half Marathon Course

The half marathon course starts and finishes in downtown Poulsbo, at Liberty Bay Waterfront Park.  Please note that while the course will be appropriately monitored and traffic controlled, it is not a closed course, so please be aware of your surroundings at all times. We also recommend that you not wear headphones.

To view the course map in a new browser window, please click here.


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10k Course

To view the course map in a new browser window, please click here.


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Packet Pickup

Pre-race packet pickup will be held at Poulsbo Running on Friday, October 12th, time TBD.

You may pick up a friend’s packet, or vice versa.

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Aid Stations

Aid stations will be every 2-3 miles and will provide water, Clif electrolyte and Clif gels.

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The 2018 finisher’s medal will be revealed in the Spring. It will be awesome as usual!

Run any 3 Orca Running races in 2018 and receive the R-Pod medal.


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Pacer information to come.

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Charity Partner

We are happy to partner with North Kitsap Trails Association!  Their mission is to unite North Kitsap County with a regional system of land and water trails that promotes stewardship of natural resources and enhances our communities’ livability.  100% of participant donations from the Poulsbo Half and 10K  go directly to NKTA.

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Participant Shirt

We are excited to have a participant shirt for the 2018 race! Stay tuned, it will be revealed soon. To guarantee a shirt in your size, register by September 13, 2018.

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Race Policies

Please view the Orca Running race policies here.

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