Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Discovery Park

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Discovery Park

Learn and practice trail running skills at a local frontcountry trail. What's great about this trail is that it's not that hard to get to and has a great view of Elliott Bay. We will also go down to the lighthouse.

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COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 4.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 405 ft
  • Pace: ~4-5 mph

Let's meet at 4:50 pm at Discovery Park *EAST* Parking Lot.

We'll stick together as a group at about ~4-5 mph, albeit a bit slower on inclines. Please meet at 4:50 pm at Discovery Park *EAST* Parking Lot so we can meet with introductions, discuss conditions on the trail and group goals, and start by 5 pm. We run as a group. 

TRAIL RUNNING UNDER COVID 19:

All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before attending an in-person Mountaineers activity during our COVID-19 response. By proceeding with any of the upcoming activities you are already registered to attend, you affirm that you have reviewed The Mountaineers COVID-19 Code of Conduct and the guidance for participants and leaders available on the COVID-19 Response page, and you agree to follow this guidance during each activity. Please remove yourself from any upcoming activity if you are unable or unwilling to follow The Mountaineers guidance at the time of the program.

Also, to help ensure your safety and the safety of our fellow runners, the leader asks that you only carpool to the trailhead with other members of your household registered for the same trip. 

All participants will need to have a face covering (mask, bandanna or muff) and hand sanitizer. Wherever possible, all group member will maintain the 6 ft minimum social distancing protocol and be ready to pull up face covering over mouth and nose when this is not possible passing others on the trail and at the trailhead. Please also bring a headlamp just in case.

Full details will be emailed as soon as the trip closes on Jun 19. In the interim please contact the leader with any questions: BMPeacock@aol.com.

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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
  • A small day pack 
  • Bring snacks and water.
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