2016 Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series          Short & Long Series + 5Ks: 5/14, 6/11, 7/9, 8/13
         Fall 20MI & 50KM + 8MI: 10/30
   Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, Wash.
 

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Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series

   Online Registration is Open!.


        Special discount code for 20% off races (Code: SRC20) available to current SRC members.

Interested in Volunteering? The Cougar Mountain Trail Series is successfully run with the assistance of our many and cherished volunteers. If you've ever run a series race, or you just want to help out in the local running community, we would love to have your assistance at our next race!


A Greener Event: Again, this year the series is continuing to reduce the amount of trash created during the event. In 2016, we ask that runners bring a refillable water container with them on the trail to use at aid stations along the way. Our friends at The Balanced Athlete and Fleet Feet Sports Seattle have a variety of hydration products and are offering 15% off for anyone registered for a series race.



Since 2003, Seattle Running Club and participants in the Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series have raised over $155,000 for King County Parks! Thank you runners!!


WHEN

Saturday, May 14, 2016. 5.1 & 10.8 mile: 9:00 a.m. Start.

Saturday, June 11, 2016. 8.2 & 14.5 mile + 5 km: 9:00 a.m. Start (5 km + 10min).

Saturday, July 9, 2016. 10.8 & 19.5 mile + 5 km: 9:00 a.m. Start (5 km + 10min).

Saturday, August 13, 2016. 14.5 & 26.2 mile + 5 km: 8:30 a.m. Start (5 km + 10min).

Sunday, October 30, 2016. 19.5 mile & 50 km + 7.6 mi: 8:00 a.m. Start.


REGISTRATION

Online Registration is Open! .

Offline Registration Form available soon.

$15 of each entry fee will benefit King County Parks & Recreation.
Since 2003, Seattle Running Club has raised over $155,000 for King County Parks!


Mail in, Online, or In-store preregistration at The Balanced Athlete or Fleet Feet Sports Seattle.

Mail in deadline: Received one week prior to each race.
Online and In-store deadline: Received by 5:00 p.m. PT Wednesday before each race.

Entry fees are as follows (New 20% off discount instead of $5 off for SRC Members).

Day of Race - Add $10 to Short ($40 Series), $15 to Long ($60 Series), $5 to 5K.

    • Participant swag for all races. (previous years included socks, coffee mugs, pint glasses, hats)
    Awards 3-deep in 8 age groups for male & female
    Short & Long Series prize package for overall winner male & female.
    Special swag for Short & Long Series finishers
    • Race Day #1 (5.1 mi, 10.8 mi): Sat, May 14
    5.1mi $35 | $28src
    10.8mi $40 | $32src
    • Race Day #2 (5 km, 8.2 mi, 14.5 mi): Sat, Jun 11
    5km $25 | $20src
    8.2mi $35 | $28src
    14.5mi $45 | $36src
    • Race Day #3 (5 km, 10.8 mi, 19.5 mi): Sat, Jul 09
    5km $25 | $20src
    10.8mi $40 | $32src
    19.5mi $50 | $40src
    • Race Day #4 (5 km, 14.5 mi, 26.2 mi): Sat, Aug 13
    5km $25 | $20src
    14.5mi $45 | $36src
    26.2mi $70 | $56src
    • Series (Short: 5.1mi, 8.2mi ,10.8mi ,14.5mi. Long: 10.8mi, 14.5mi, 19.5mi, 26.2mi.):
    Short Series $140 | $112src
    Long Series $190 | $152src
    •Bonus Fall Races (7.6 mi, 19.5 mi, 50 km): Sun, Oct 30
    separate from Summer Short & Long Series races
    19.5mi $50 | $40src
    50km $75 | $60src
    7.6mi $35 | $28src
    Participant swag for 7.6mi runners.
    Shirts for all 19.5mi & 50km runners! (new shirt & logo color for 2016)

        2013 short sleeve tech shirt

    2014 long sleeve tech shirt
       
    2015 long sleeve tech shirt

Not sure if you're a current member? Check our roster page and look for your name. To become a member, visit our membership page.


RACE-DAY SCHEDULES

May 14, 2016 (Short: 5.1mi, Long: 10.8mi)
• Packet Pick-up: 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
• Course Briefing: 8:45 a.m.
• Race Start: 9:00 a.m.
• Awards: 10:15 a.m. 5.1mi, 11:15 a.m. 10.8mi

June 11, 2016 (Short: 8.2mi, Long: 14.5mi, Non-series: 5km)
• Packet Pick-up: 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
• Course Briefing: 8:45 a.m. (5km: 9:05 a.m.)
• Race Start: 9:00 a.m. (5km: 9:10 a.m.)
• Awards: 10:00 a.m. 5km, 11:00 a.m. 8.2mi, 12:30 p.m. 14.5mi

July 9, 2016 (Short: 10.8mi, Long: 19.5mi, Non-series: 5km)
• Packet Pick-up: 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
• Course Briefing: 8:45 a.m. (5km: 9:05 a.m.)
• Race Start: 9:00 a.m. (5km: 9:10 a.m.)
• Awards: 10:00 a.m. 5km, 12:00 p.m. 10.8mi, 2:00 p.m. 19.5mi

August 13, 2016 (Short: 14.5mi, Long: 26.2mi, Non-series: 5km)
• Packet Pick-up: 7:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.
• Course Briefing: 8:15 a.m. (5km: 8:35 a.m.)
• Race Start: 8:30 a.m. (5km: 8:40 a.m.)
• Awards: 9:30 a.m. 5km, 12:00 p.m. 14.5mi, 2:30 p.m. 26.2mi
• Course closes: 3:30 p.m. (7 hour cutoff)

Bonus Fall Races
separate from Summer Short & Long Series races
October 30, 2016 (19.5mi, 50km, 7.6mi)
• Packet Pick-up: 6:30 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
• Course Briefing: 7:45 a.m.
• Race Start: 8:00 a.m. (all 3 distances start together)
• Awards: 10:00 a.m. 7.6mi, 1:00 p.m. 19.5mi, 4:00 p.m. 50km
• Course closes: 4:00 p.m. (8 hour cutoff)


WHERE

Here are climb figures:
5km - 350 feet
5.1mi - 550 feet
8.2mi - 1150 feet
10.8mi - 1900 feet
14.5mi - 2650 feet
19.5mi - 3700 feet
26.2mi - 4650 feet
50km - 7200 feet

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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PARTNERS


King County Parks and Recreation


Northwest Trail Runs


ATRA


The Balanced Athlete


Fleet Feet Seattle


The North Face


Hoka One One

Jabra


USA Track & Field