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SCOTT Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series: # 4

Saturday, August 9, 2014, 8:00 a.m. (5k at 8:15am)
Thanks to runners like you, this series has raised over $126,000 for King County Parks and contributed many hundreds of hours of trail work. Join Seattle Running Club and Northwest Trail Runs in carrying this legacy forward and making this 12th annual event bigger and better than ever!Cougar Mountain Trail Runners
 
Just 15 minutes from Seattle, King County's Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, is a trail running paradise thanks to its rolling and runnable hills and trail variety ranging from narrow and technical to wide and groomed. Run through lush forest, fern-lined single-track, over hills and along marshes, just minutes from the city.
 
This is the FOURTH and final event in the Series, featuring a 13 and 26-mile option. The series runs on the second Saturday of each month:
 
Want to keep going? We'll return to Cougar on Sunday, October 26 for a 7.6-mile, 20-mile or 50k!
 
Go to SeattleRunningClub.org to:
 
These events fill up quickly!
Registration is available online, by mail, or in-store at The Balanced Athlete in Renton or at Fleet Feet Sports Seattle.
 
Online registration deadline at 5pm the Friday before the race and mail-in deadline one week prior to race. Day-of-event registration for an additional $10 for short course, $15 for long course, and $5 for 5k.
 
Check out the photo-video preview of the 5-mile loop HERE!
 

 

 

Two days before run
11:59 p.m.    Pre-registration closes
 
Day of run
7:00 - 7:50 a.m. Check in

7:30 a.m.    Welcome announcements
7:50 a.m.    Pre-start briefing
8:00 a.m.    13 & 26-mile Start
8:15 a.m.    5k Start
3:00 p.m.  Awards/Prize Drawings

The registration and start will be at the Sky Country trailhead off of 166th Way SE (NOT at the Red Town trailhead).

From I-90 Eastbound, take the Lakemont Boulevard SE (Exit 13) exit. Head south (turn right) for 2+ miles on Lakemont Boulevard SE. Turn left onto SE Cougar Mountain Way; go 0.6 miles and then turn right onto 166th Way SE. Follow this road through the gate and look for the parking lot on your right.

From I-405, take Exit 10 and follow Coal Creek Parkway east for 2.4 miles to the shopping center. Turn left at the light onto SE 72nd Place. At the stop sign, turn left onto Newcastle Road, which turns into Lakemont Boulevard SE. Continue on Lakemont past the Red Town trailhead until you reach SE Cougar Mountain Way. Turn right, go 0.6 miles, and then turn right onto 166th Way SE. Follow this road through the gate and look for the parking lot on your right.

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