The course is a 5k loop that takes you through all the main attractions of Magnuson Park. The 5k is 1 loop, 10k is 2 loops and 15k is 3. As you approach the finish line there are two lanes a passing lane for those continuing on to a longer distance and a finish lane where you finish. Please have your bib visible at the finish. The course is open to the public and some areas may have pedestrian traffic so please be courteous of other trail users. Also, please leave a passing lane on your left. There are restrooms at the start/finish line as well as Sani-cans along the course. We have an aid station at the finish, and you can access it each time you lap the course. We start taking down the course after 2 hours. The course is mostly paved with sections of gravel trail as well as grass. There is one good hill on the course but besides that it's pretty flat. The 5k, 10k and 15k are USATF Certified under course number WA21020RMB. The 10k and 15k use the 5k loop course. The course is measured using the shortest possible route along all pathways.
5k Run/Walk = 1 lap, 10k Run/Walk = 2 laps, 15k Run = 3 laps
4 loops of the 5k + 1 mini 1.01k loop at the end
Run 2.6 miles, bike 10 miles, then sprint 1/2 a mile to finish!
The duathlon uses the same start line as the run and follows the run course up until around 2.5 miles where you will see signage for the bike transition area. You then leave the run course and transition onto the bike. Follow the bike route to the Buke-Gilman Trail where you do an out and back. Transition back onto the run course for the final half mile sprint to the finish!
The kids dash heads 200m south on the course to a turn around and then heads back to the start for a total of 400 meters (1/4 mile). Parents may run with their kid if they would like. The event starts 15min before the main event start time. The age range is from 2-10 years old.