Yakima River Canyon Marathon

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Certified Distance

The Yakima River Canyon Marathon is the standard marathon distance of 26.2 miles and is USATF certified....#WA-01002-MR.

Guest Speaker

Bart Yasso (Runners World Magazine)- will be the guest speaker at the pasta dinner on April 5th, the night before the event.

Race Information:

The 2013 Yakima River Canyon Marathon is a Reunion Race for the 100 Marathon Club North America.

Course Description - This point-to-point marathon course is exceptionally scenic as it offers spectacular views of the Yakima River Canyon. It starts on Canyon Road .2 mile south of the Berry Road intersection in Ellensburg, Washington. After two loops, it proceeds directly south to the canyon. There are two major hills and many curves as the course follows the Yakima River downstream on the asphalt surfaced highway. The long downhill just before the finish in rural Selah, Washington, near the canyon’s mouth contributes to the net elevation loss of a few hundred feet as it brings the runners to the Yakima Valley orchard and ranch country.


Additional Date Information
8:00 a.m.
$70 through 2/28, then $85
*plus online processing fee

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