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Kill Bill’s Oyster Dome Challenge 25k | 50k
July 16, 2022 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm PDT
An event every year that begins at 6:00 am on the third Saturday of [month], repeating until July 18, 2026
The tough ascent to Oyster Dome originally was referred to as Kill Bill Hill, not only a reference to its unforgiving nasty climb, but also tribute to a local ultra runner Bill Ball who used the rocky, root layered climb as a course route for Mt. Blanchard Ultra. So as a tribute to Kill Bill we are resurrecting Kill Bill Hill with a few twists. Come join us and charge up the British Army Trail as if you’re a soldier, so make it count and look good. Transverse Alternate Incline Trail with its solid vertical and sweet canopy covered single track. Explore Blanchard Mountain trails as you transverse the mountainside to Samish Bay, pushing up Kill Bill Hill, stopping at Oyster Dome. Down a freshly shucked oyster (it’s almost mandatory). See the sea and taste gems of the sound, all at the top of Oyster Dome. Because let’s face it, oysters are way better than GU. Will give you a shot of water to chase it down. Carry your oyster shell to the finish. We have a NO TRACE ethic!
6:00 am Check-in
7:00 am Race Start
7:00 pm Course closes
We strongly encourage carpooling. Parking is extremely limited, and a Discover Pass is required.
Please note that the upper parking area is a little under a mile from the race start area, so allow yourself enough time to make the trek down, check in, and prepare yourself for the race.
At the parking lots, we will have attendants directing people when they’re parking in an attempt to maximize the space. Bring the smallest vehicle you own (say a Civic instead of a F350 or Suburban) in an attempt to help us maximize parking. This is one of the first times a permit has been allowed in this area due to parking issues. With your help we can continue to provide a race on these amazing trails. You may be asked to park closer to a vehicle than you are normally comfortable with, please keep that in mind.
There is a Park and Ride directly off of I-5 at the Alger exit. The lot is free, safe, and roughly 2 miles from the trailhead.
To confirm event status (sold out, cancellations, COVID restrictions, etc.), be sure to visit the event website above.