Registration

Entry Price Schedule – Online registration closes Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 6p.m. 

10k:

October 3rd – October 31st: $42

November 1st – November 30th: $47

December 1st – January 31st: $52

February 1st – March 31st: $57

April 1st – May 31st: $62

June 1st – June 6th: $67

In-person at packet pickup or race day: $72

 

Half Marathon:

October 3rd – October 31st: $57

November 1st – November 30th: $62

December 1st – January 31st: $67

February 1st – March 31st: $72

April 1st – May 31st: $77

June 1st – June 6th: $82

In-person at packet pickup or race day: $87

 

Community Entries
Orca Running is proud to offer Community Entries for our events.

A community entry is a reduced entry fee for $45 for those who would love to participate but are without the financial conditions to do so. There are 20 community entries available for the Snoqualmie Valley Half Marathon. The application period will open 4 months from race date and be open for 1 month. Click here to apply.

Snoqualmie Valley Half Application Period: February 10, 2017 – March 10, 2017

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Courses

Half Marathon Information

USATF Certification numbers:

Half Marathon: WA16003RMB

10k: WA16002RMB

The Snoqualmie Valley Half starts at King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park and winds for about half a mile through the park before picking up the very scenic connector trail along the Tolt River.  At about 1 mile, the course joins the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and stays on it for the remainder of the “out” section the course, before turning around and retracing the route, finishing at King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park.

Aid stations along the course will provide water, electrolyte drink, and carbohydrate support.  They are located at approximately miles  2.8, 5.9, 7, 10.2 for half-marathon runners.  Portable restrooms will be located at miles 2.8 and 10.2 only.

Click here for interactive online map.

 

10k Course Information

The Snoqualmie Valley Half starts at King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park and winds for about half a mile through the park before picking up the very scenic connector trail along the Tolt River.  At about 1 mile, the course joins the Snoqualmie Valley Trail and stays on it for the remainder of the “out” section the course, before turning around and retracing the route, finishing at King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park.

Aid stations along the course will provide water and electrolyte drink, and are located at approximately miles 2.7 and 3.3 for 10K runners.  There will also be portable restrooms at the Aid Station.

Click here for interactive online map.

 

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Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be held on Friday, June 9th at the Road Runner Sports store in Bellevue, located at: 12200 Northup Way, Bellevue, WA 98005 (click for map).  Packet pickup will be held from 11:00am to 6:00pm.  Be sure to bring photo ID.

If you are unable to make it to pre-race packet pickup, we do also offer packet pickup on race day from 7:00 to 8:45am.

Want someone else to pick up your packet?  It’s simple:

1. Give the person proof that you’ve given them permission to pick up your packet.  That means either:
–written and signed piece of paper, stating that you give so-and-so permission to pick up your packet
–print out of your race confirmation email
–send confirmation email to the picker-upper, and they can display on their smartphone.

2. The person picking up the packet must present photo ID.

Top Ten Reasons to do Packet Pickup Before Race Day

  1. More time to sleep in on race day
  2. Avoid long lines on race day
  3. Save 10% on any purchase made at Road Runner Sports at packet pickup
  4. Get a chance to ask race staff any last minute questions
  5. Pick up any last minute race items at Road Runner Sports 
  6. Be entered in a raffle to win one of several Road Runner Sports gift certificates
  7. Put your bib number under your pillow as you sleep and get a visit from the Bib Fairy
  8. Scope out your competition before the race
  9. Make life easier for the race volunteers working in packet pickup on race day
  10. Score a big favor with your friends by picking up their packet for them.
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Swag

Race Shirt

All participants will receive a complimentary shirt with their entry.

Be sure to register on May 10th or earlier to guarantee sizing!  All registrants will receive a shirt, but registrations received after May 10th will not have guaranteed sizing.  Also, if you register after May 10th you will not be able to pick up your shirt until after you run.  This is to guarantee that everyone who registered before May 10th receives their size.

Please note that if you do not attend the race, we will not hold your shirt in reserve for you.  You must pick it up at packet pickup or on race day.

2017 Participant Shirt

Finisher Medal

All finishers of both the half marathon and 10k will receive the custom-designed, high quality medal.

Snoqualmie Valley Half Marathon and 10K Finisher's Medal

2017 Finisher’s Medal

Awards

PLEASE NOTE: We will announce the overall top 3 finishers, male and female for each distance.  Age group winners will not be announced–just check the results at the results booth to see if you placed in the top three in your each age group. If you did, come by the Orca Running tent and pick up your age group prize!

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Awards

Awards

We will announce the overall top 3 finishers, male and female for each distance.  Age group winners will not be announced–just check the results at the results booth to see if you placed in the top three in your each age group. If you did, come by the Orca Running tent and pick up your pie, from Remlinger Farms!

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Directions and Parking

Race Location

The race starts and finishes at King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park.  Click here to view the Park in Google Maps.  Be aware that on race day there are two other large events going on in and through Carnation– one at Remlinger Farms and also a 2,000+ person cycling event.  It is very likely that there will be a lot of traffic so be sure to plan ahead.

Parking

Parking for the Snoqualmie Valley Half will be at Tolt Middle School and at the Carnation Off Leash Dog Park.  Once you have parked, you will need to walk the short distance to the start line inside King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park.

Click here for a map of Tolt Middle School.

Click here for a map of Carnation Off Leash Dog Park

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Race Policies

Please view the Orca Running Race Policies here.

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Charity Partner

The Snoqualmie Valley Run is pleased to announce our support for the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network. The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network promotes and inspires youth in grades 4-12 to lead safe, healthy, and successful lives. You can make an optional donation to SVCN during the registration process.  In addition, a small amount from every registration will go to benefit SVCN.

The Network helps build, support, and coordinate community leadership to promote health and wellness through effective strategies to make the Snoqualmie Valley a place where all residents thrive.

100% of donations from the Snoqualmie Valley Run will go the Snoqualmie Valley Community Network.

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Lodging

For runners travelling from out of town, we recommend the following two hotels for accommodation:

Residence Inn by Marriott
7575 164th Ave Ne Redmond, WA, 98052
866-925-8676
Nightly Rate $189/night
Includes complimentary breakfast

Redmond Inn
17601 Redmond Way Redmond, WA, 98052 United States
866-678-6350
Nightly Rate $129/night
Includes complimentary breakfast

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Iron Horse Beer Garden

After you’re done running, (and if you’re of age) enjoy some awesome local craft beer, courtesy of Iron Horse Brewery, who is our official beer provider for the Snoqualmie Valley Half.  100% of all donations made towards the beer garden will go straight to our non-profit partner, the Ironheart Foundation.  Ironheart, which is a Seattle area non-profit, works to reduce deaths from heart disease and is especially active among the endurance athlete population.  We’re very pleased to be working with both of these fantastic partners.

Please bring CASH and ID to enter the beer garden.  Beers available are Irish Death, Light Rail, High Five, and an IPA.  Unfortunately a cider option is not available.

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Pacers

We are pleased to be working with the Seattle Green Lake Running Group for pacers for the half marathon distance at the Snoqualmie Valley Run.  The following paces will be available:

1:35

1:40

1:45

1:50

1:55

2:00

2:05

2:10

2:15

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Schedule

6:00am: King County’s Tolt MacDonald Park opens

7:00am: Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration opens

8:45am: Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration closes

8:55am: Half Marathon pre-race safety meeting and group hug

9:00am: Half Marathon Start

9:25am: 10k pre-race safety meeting and group high-five

9:30am: 10k Start

10:00am: Beer Garden opens

1:30pm: Course closes for all participants

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