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Columbia Gorge Marathon | Half Marathon

October 20 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 7:00 am on day third of October, repeating until October 20, 2024

Experience one of the country’s most spectacular and breathtaking marathons.

Begin your run on the historic Columbia River Highway with its colorful fall foliage, pass by waterfalls and enjoy amazing vistas. Pass through the small town of Mosier then wind your way up to the turn around at Rowena Viewpoint which offers incredible views both to the east and west of the Columbia River Gorge. Finish your marathon on the banks of the Columbia River!

Directions & Parking
There is a lot of parking at the Race Finish located at the Hood River Event Site. When you arrive please follow our Parking Volunteers instructions as they will be maximizing the parking. There will be plenty of parking, even if you arrive late, do not despair!

To get to the Race Finish by car take exit 63 off of I-84. Drive North towards the river and follow Parking Volunteers directions to authorized parking areas.
Google Map Directions

Half Marathon 2nd Leg (And Half Marathon Turnaround) Parking Info
Mosier, Oregon

It takes about 10 minutes to drive to Mosier on I-84 from Hood River. Get off the freeway at exit 69 and follow the signs for the Scenic Columbia Highway trail head. Park at the Trailhead parking lot and walk up the trail a half mile to the Half Marathon Turnaround.

NOTE: If you want to watch your family/friends at the Half Marathon Turnaround leave as soon as the race starts and head to Mosier. You will have to hike up the paved trail a little less than a half mile.
Google Map Directions

Start of the Full Marathon
We will be providing shuttle buses to get full marathon competitors to the start at the Mark O. Hatfield Trail head on the Historic Columbia River Highway. The shuttle will pick people up near the finish line and transport them to the start. Half marathon will start and finish at the Hood River Event Site.

There is NO PARKING at the Full Marathon Start. It is DROP OFF ONLY.

NOTE: Google Maps shows the Mark O. Hatfield Trail Head is located in downtown Hood River, it is not! Please use the map provided here.

Shuttle service will start at 7am at the Hood River Event Site (next to the finish) and continue every 10 minutes up to 8:40am, so please give yourself enough time!
Google Map Directions
Shuttle Buses to Full Marathon Start Line

We will be providing shuttle buses to get full marathon competitors to the start at the Mark O. Hatfield Trail head on the Historic Columbia River Highway. The shuttle will pick people up near the finish line and transport them to the start. Half marathon will start and finish at the Hood River Event Site.

There is NO PARKING at the Full Marathon Start. It is DROP OFF ONLY.

Shuttle service will start at 7am at the Hood River Event Site (next to the finish) and continue every 10 minutes up to 8:40am, so please give yourself enough time!

Details

Date:
October 20
Time:
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.columbiagorgemarathon.com/

Venue

Hood River Event Site
Portway Ave
Hood River, OR 97031 United States
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