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Wenatchee, WA  •  Saturday, April 19, 2014  •  Course Map

Set in nearly the geographic center of Washington State, the town of Wenatchee straddles the great Columbia River that runs north-south through the entire middle of the state, and plays host each April to the Wenatchee Marathon & Half Marathon, which also includes a full marathon relay and a 10K race.

The course for all three events is scenic and free of traffic, and is open to both runners and walkers (though wheelchairs and jogging strollers are not permitted). Made entirely of paved surfaces, the course is mostly flat with a few gently rolling hills -- its lowest elevation is about 560 feet above sea level, and its highest is about 620 feet.

The starting line for each of the four races is near Centennial Park on Wenatchee Avenue, next to Key Bank at 102 South Wenatchee Ave. From the start, the course proceeds northward along Wenatchee Avenue and then eastward on 5th Street, to the Apple Capital Loop Trail. After reaching this point, the remainder of all four races take runners exclusively along the Apple Capital Loop Trail to the finish at Wenatchee Riverfront Park.

Race Weather & Climate

Located along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountains in central Washington state, roughly 140 miles by car east from Seattle and about 160 miles west of Spokane, Wenatchee typically sees cool to mild weather in April, which has brought record temperatures here as low as 20°F (in 1935) and as high as 93°F (in 1977).

April Avg. Day of Race Monthly Precip.
Low: 41°F Low: 42°F Rain: 0.51 in.
High: 65°F High: 66°F Snow: 0 in.

Course Map

See the map for the Wenatchee Half Marathon

Starting Time

6:30 AM - full marathon, early start for walkers
8:00 AM - half marathon
8:15 AM - full marathon, 10K


$55 for the half marathon, if registered before August 1, 2013
$70 between Aug. 1 - December 31
$85 between January 1 - February 28, 2014
$100 after March 1


To reserve your spot in the spring 2014 running of the Wenatchee Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K or marathon relay race, register online at Active.com.

Official Race Website


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