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Washington > Labor Day Half Marathon & 4-Mile Run/Walk
Redmond, WA  •  Monday, September 1, 2014  •  Course Map


 
Formerly known as the Super Jock & Jill Half Marathon, the Labor Day Half Marathon & 4-Mile Run/Walk follows the exact same course that's been used in previous years, an out-and-back course that draws more than 1,000 runners and walkers each year and starts and finishes at Marymoor Park in Redmond, featuring long stretches along rural country roads and the paved trails that parallel the Sammamish River, which flows through the area.

From the starting line at the brewery in the Tourist District on 145th Street, runners follow what is roughly a clockwise loop along the race route's out-and-back direction, heading out northward along Woodinville River Road toward Sammamish River Park near Interstate 405.

The course then heads west over to Bothell Landing Park, passing by the edge of Blyth Park on its way through the Bothell Landing Park's trails. Runners will cross two bridges as they make their way around this turn, which passes right by Bothell's Wayne Golf Course.

Next, runners then head northward through the park into the town of Bothell, crossing under Highway 522 at about the mile 6 marker into the University of Washington-Bothell campus. Runners make a loop for the next few miles through the town and then re-connect with the Sammamish River trail between mile markers 9 and 10, and then head through both Sammamish River Park and Wilmot Park on their way back down toward the Redhook Brewery for the race finish.

As both the 4-mile race and the half-marathon are open to both runners and walkers, organizers will start the half marathon at 8:00 AM, followed by the 4-mile race at 9:00 AM. Participants can expect to encounter some rolling hills along the course as well as plenty of flat stretches, particular along the trail sections that run alongside the Sammamish River.

Runners and walkers also should note that there will be a 4 1/2-hour time limit for the race's 13.1 miles, which means you'll need to keep a pace of 20 minutes per mile or faster.



Race Weather & Climate

Located in the state's northwestern corner, just a short drive from nearby Puget Sound and about 15 miles northeast of Seattle, Redmond typically sees mild to moderately warm weather in September, which has brought record temperatures here as low as 42°F (in 2000) and as high as 93°F (in 1988).

September Avg. Day of Race Monthly Precip.
Low: 53°F Low: 55°F Rain: 1.52 in.
High: 71°F High: 74°F Snow: 0 in.



Course Map

See the race route map for the Labor Day Half Marathon


Starting Time

8:00 AM - half marathon
9:00 AM - 4-mile run/walk


Fees

$60 for the half marathon, if registered by June 23, 2014
$65 between June 24 - August 16
$75 between Aug. 17 - 29
$80 on the day of the race

Registration

To reserve your spot in the Labor Day weekend 2014 running of Woodinville's Labor Day Half Marathon Run/Walk or 4-Mile Run/Walk, register online at the event website.


Official Race Website

www.labordayrun.com



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