Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Coal Creek Natural Area

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail.

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  • Easy
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 2.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 300 ft

We will start at 6:00pm from the Cinder Mine trailhead at 15400 SE Newcastle Coal Creek Road (this avoids having to cross road from Red Town trailhead at Cougar Mountain).

No pass/permit required to park here.

 

 

This session focuses on gear and how to carry supplies with you while you are out trail running.

Map: https://parks.bellevuewa.gov/UserFiles/Servers/Server_4779004/File/pdf/Parks/trail_guide_coal_creek_natural_area.pdf 

Route/Place

Coal Creek Natural Area


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses, gaiters are recommended.
  • Trail running shoes
  • optional: a small day pack 
  • optional: bring snacks and water
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