MARATHON RACE INFO

 
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General Info: The Marathons of the Cascade Super Series begin at the Hyak Lot at Snoqualmie Pass, WA, with the marathons ending at the Cedar Falls trailhead in North Bend, WA near Rattlesnake Lake. Please take a look at the race day schedule to ensure a smooth start. There is no early start option and the race will have a seven hour cut-off. The June race beings at 7AM with official timing concluding at 2:00 PM. The September race beings at 8:00 AM with official timing concluding at 3:00 PM.  

The USATF Certification Number is: WA17001LB

Packet Pick-up: Packet pickup will be available at our sponsor the Balanced Athlete in Renton, WA the Friday before the races as well as race morning at the start area.

The Balanced Athlete: 800 N 10th Place Unit F Renton, WA  98057

Parking: ALL RUNNERS MUST PARK IN DESIGNATED PARKING. SIGNS WILL MARK DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS!
The race will have parking near the start line. Since this is a point to point course we will provide shuttle buses from the finish to the parking area. Runner parking will be at two lots at the Summit East Ski Area. The closest lot will be used first and overflow parking will go to the second lot. It is a 0.75 mile walk to the start line area from both lots.

Directions to parking area are: 
Google Maps Location
From I-90 West: Take exit 54 toward Gold Cr./Hyak, Turn right onto Washington 906 then continue straight onto Hyak Drive East. Follow signs for designated parking. 
From I-90 East: Take exit 54 toward Hyak Gold Cr, Turn left onto Washington 906 then continue straight onto Hyak Drive East. Follow signs for designated parking. 
From Summit Inn (Host Hotel): Head south on Washington 906 for 1.8 miles, then turn right onto Hyak Drive East. Follow signs for designated parking. 

Race Day Schedule for the Super Marathon (June)
5:30 AM - Runner parking opens at Summit East Ski Area
6:00-6:45 AM - Runner Check-in/Big Pick-up
7:00 AM - Race Start
9:00 AM - Finish line open
10:30-1:30 PM - Buses continuously shuttle runners back to parking lot (buses will run every 30 to 45 minutes from the finish area)
1:00 PM - Official timing concludes

Race Day Schedule for the Cascade Express Marathon (September)
6:30 AM - Runner parking opens at Summit East Ski Area
6:45-7:45 AM - Runner Check-in/Big Pick-up
8:00 AM - Race Start
10:30 AM - Finish line open
11:30 -3:30 PM - Buses continuously shuttle runners back to parking lot (buses will run every 30 to 45 minutes from the finish area)
3:00 PM - Official timing concludes

Course Info: Info on our course is available here.

Start Line Map:

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Aid Stations:
MARATHON AID STATION LOCATIONS
#1 - Mile 2.5: water, electrolyte drink, first aid
#2 - Mile 5.2: water, electrolyte drink, first aid
#3 - Mile 7.7: water, electrolyte drink, first
#4 - Mile 10.4: water, electrolyte drink, first aid
#5 - Mile 13.1: water, electrolyte drink, gels, first aid
#6 - Mile 15.8: water, electrolyte drink, first aid
#7 - Mile 18.5: water, electrolyte drink, gels, first aid
#8 - Mile 21.5: water, electrolyte drink, first aid
#9 - Mile 23.9: water, electrolyte drink, gels, first aid 

Finish Line Map:

Directions to Finish: From Seattle, proceed east on I-90. Take exit 32, making a right on 434th Ave, which becomes Cedar Falls Road SE. Pass the Rattlesnake Lake parking area, coming to the entrance and parking area for the Cedar Falls trailhead 3.0 miles from exit 32. The entrance will be on your left.

From Snoqualmie Pass, proceed west on I-90. Take exit 32, making a left on 434th Ave, which becomes Cedar Falls Road SE. Pass the Rattlesnake Lake parking area, coming to the entrance and parking area for Iron Horse State Park 3.0 miles from exit 32. The entrance will be on your left.

Runner Goods: The Cascade Super Series races strive to give each runner a top-notch race day experience! Your race entry will include the following:

  • Custom finisher medal 
  • Custom finisher shirt 
  • Complimentary high resolution downloadable photos
  • Shuttle from finish line back to parking lot near start