Iron Horse Half Marathon | Aug. 27

July 21, 2023

North Bend, WA | Aug. 27

Prepare for the challenging Iron Horse Half Marathon amidst the stunning Pacific Northwest. Named after the historic Iron Horse Trail, this annual event offers a test of endurance in Washington State's natural beauty. Runners will tackle well-maintained gravel paths, surrounded by lush forests and majestic mountain views. Crossing the finish line is a remarkable achievement.

The Iron Horse Half Marathon offers a half marathon catering to runners of different abilities and preferences. The half marathon starts at Olallie State Park and finishes in North Bend, following a beautiful course that winds along the river and through the woods. With 90% of the course being downhill, it adds an exciting element to the challenge.

For those who prefer a virtual race experience, the Iron Horse Half Marathon also offers a virtual option. Limited to 50 participants, runners can complete the race at their own pace and receive their swag, including a shirt, medal, and bib, in the mail.

The Iron Horse Half Marathon is not only about the race itself but also about giving back. Participants have the opportunity to engage friends and family by raising a minimum of $1,000 for a nonprofit of their choice. By doing so, their registration fee is waived, allowing them to make a meaningful contribution while pursuing their running goals.

Join the Iron Horse Half Marathon to experience the stunning trails, challenge your endurance, and support worthy causes.

Fall in Washington State beckons running enthusiasts and athletes with thrilling events and races amidst vibrant fall foliage. Embrace the season's beauty, challenge yourself, and foster a sense of community as you run through picturesque trails and urban routes. Whether a seasoned marathoner or casual jogger, create cherished running memories in this enchanting season. Here are some events happening in September and October: