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Half Marathon


The Half Marathon consists of a big clockwise loop around Coldwater Lake, offering breathtaking views along the entire course. Runners will be treated to incredible panoramic views of Coldwater Lake, a taste of the majestic Mt. Margaret Backcountry, as well as some fantastic views of Mt. St. Helens. 

The course involves 11.6 miles of single-track trails and 1.5 miles of pavement. The course has two aid stations.  Expect elevation gain of 2,800ft and loss of 2,800ft.  


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There are two aid stations which will have the typical trail race food items: Bananas, oranges, chips, PB&J, Skout gels and bars, CarboPro, soda, water and other sweet stuff. All Daybreak races are cupless, so be sure to bring your own cup for liquid at aid stations. 

Aid Station Total Distance (mi) To Next Aid (mi) Crew Drop Bags Cutoff
Start 0 4.6 Yes Yes
#1 - Coldwater Creek 4.6 5.2 No No
#2 - South Coldwater Trailhead 9.8 3.3 No No 12 pm


There will be a cut-off time of 12 pm at South Coldwater Trailhead Aid Station. 


Crew are welcome to hike into Aid Station #1, but may not drive to Aid Station #2 as parking is limited and we must leave enough parking for other visitors to the Monument.


There will be no drop bags available.


Our permit does not allow pacers.


See the Daybreak Racing Refund Policy.

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