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Defiance 50K, 30K & 15K
October 14, 2023
The Defiance 50K, 30K & 15K is a scenic race that takes runners through the beautiful trails of Point Defiance, with over 700 acres of old growth forests and panoramic views of the Puget Sound.
The course is approximately a 9.75 mi / 15.7 km loop through old growth forest. Runners of the 15K will complete this loop once, 30K runners will run the loop twice and 50K runners will run the loop three times. Each loop will take you through the Start/Finish area at Owen Beach.
On the course, you will see sweeping views of the Puget Sound, run on soft trails beneath 500-year-old giant cedars and firs in one of the top 20 urban parks in the United States.
The course is mostly single track and typically dry mid-October. Train for some hills but the course is 95% run-able.