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Teanaway Trail Run: 5km | 10km | Half Marathon | Marathon

June 6, 2021 @ 7:00 am - 3:30 pm PDT

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every year that begins at 7:00 am on day first of June, repeating until June 8, 2025

It’s always sunny in Teanaway! Purchased by Washington State in 2013, Teanaway Community Forest is the first of its kind in the state of Washington. Its unique designation is meant to protect this wild forest land while giving local groups a say in the land’s management, and is a testament to the passion that outdoor enthusiasts have for this Ponderosa Pine-filled valley. Nestled between Wenatchee National Forest and farmland, Teanaway is an oasis for rare wolf packs, wildflowers, and spotted owls. We at Northwest Trail Runs are excited to invite you to this sunny valley, to a truly wild trail run, and catch a peek of Mt. Stuart along the way.

This event is part of the Half Marathon Trail Series, and runners in the Half Marathon distance will earn points toward their series standing.

Course Description
The course follows primarily dirt logging roads of various ages, as well as some smaller trails through scattered forest, a few meadows, and past sandstone slabs. At times you can catch a peek into neighboring valleys. There is moderate elevation gain, as is listed below.

The half-marathon course is one large loop. Those running the 5k and 10k will each follow the half-marathon loop, but with a well-signed shortcut for each of the shorter distances, while marathoners will complete the half-marathon loop twice.

5k: 280 feet (85m)
10k: 675 feet (205m)
Half Marathon: 1410 feet (430m)
Marathon: 2820 feet (860m)

Schedule & Cut-Off Times
7:00am – Number pick-up & Event-day registration opens
8:00am – Marathon start
9:00am – Half Marathon start
10:00am – 5k & 10k start
11:45am – First loop cut-off for the marathon
12:25pm – Aid station 3 cut-off for the marathon
2:10pm – Aid station 4 cut-off for the marathon
3:30pm – Course closes

Driving Directions & Parking
The start, finish, and registration area is located on W Fork Teanaway Road, just past the split with Teanaway Road Middle Fork (stay left to keep on W Fork Teanaway Road). There is a gravel parking lot here; please be mindful to park efficiently next to other cars; don’t leave wide gaps between you and other parked cars.

A Discover Pass is required to park & camp inside the Teanaway Community Forest. One day passes are NOT sold on-site, therefore you must pre-purchase your pass ahead of time. Click here for a list of locations where you can buy your pass ahead of time. The Sportland Mini Mart Inc. on 4400 Bullfrog Rd in Cle Elum is the closest location to the start and finish that sells Discover Passes.
Be prepared to not have cell reception while you’re approaching the venue! You may want to print directions.

Approximate driving times, without traffic:
From Seattle: 1hr 40min
From Spokane: 3 hours
From Portland: 4 hours
From Bellingham: 3 hours


June 6, 2021
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Teanaway Community Forest
1800-1838 W Fork Teanaway Rd
Cle Elum, WA 98922 United States
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