WHEN: Sunday November 7th, 2021 - Both the Half Marathon and Rav to Rav begin at 8 AM. There is an option for a one time early start for Half Marathoners at 7 AM for those that would like extra time. (Early starters are exempt to overall awards)
WHERE: Rattlesnake Mountain Preserve Trailhead
REGISTRATION: Pre-Registration is open until Wednesday November 3rd. There is Day of Registration.
REASON: Besides the ultimate goal of getting everyone out and active, this is a fundraiser for Pasco High Cross Country and for the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve. This event is also the culmination of our BE CREATIVE WITH NATIVES WEEK that is a week of events to encourage all to Think More Native and Edible Landscaping.
GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow.
Half Marathon - $45 if pre-registered by September 30th. $55 if registered online by Wednesday November 3rd. Day of registration is $65.
Rav to Rav: $25 if pre-registered by September 30th. $30 if registered online by Wednesday November 3rd. Day of registration is $40.
A race shirt is included with Pre-Registration.
There will also be other Runners of the Sage apparel and Pint Glasses for sale. All proceeds go to the fundraiser.
Half Marathon: All Half Marathon finishers will receive a medal. Awards for overall top 3 male and female. The 1st place male and female winners will each receive $100. The 2nd place male and female will each win $50. The 3rd place male and female will each win $25.
Rav to Rav: Awards for overall top 3 male and female. We also give out random finisher prices for both races.
If anyone sets a new course record, they will earn an additional $50.
Half Marathon Records:
Male - Michael McNeill – 1:30:31 – 2018
Female - Natalie Teeples – 1:58:35 – 2020
Rav to Rav Records:
Male – Rudy Spencer – 37:34 – 2020
Female – Angie Treadwell – 46:59 – 2020
PARKING: Come early to grab a parking spot at the trailhead. Overflow parking will be on the shoulder of 225. This highway isn’t very busy but does have some traffic so be careful walking to the race start.
DESCRIPTION: The run is a trail half marathon throughout the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve. It showcases the beauty and openness of the Sagebrush Steppe of Southeastern Washington.
Half Marathon is roughly 1800 feet gain over the 13.1 miles. This is a challenging course. We will have water and some snacks out at the aid stations.
Rav to Rav is about an 800 ft gain over 5.6 miles. This is a fantastic introduction to trail running. We will have water and some snacks at the aid stations.