Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running: Frontcountry

Intro to Frontcountry Trail Running - Licorice Fern Trail

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

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  • Easy
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 290 ft
  • Pace: 3-5 mph

GETTING THERE

Take Exit 15 off of  I-90 and turn right onto 17th Ave. Continue for ~4 mile (17th Ave becomes Renton/Issaquah Road). Turn right onto SE May Valley Rd and then turn right onto SE 112th St which becomes 169th Ave SE as it curves left. The trailhead in on that curve, on your right. Park along 169th Ave.

Take Exit 10 off of I-405 onto Coal Creek Pkwy heading south. Turn left  to May Valley Rd and continue for 2.3 miles. Turn left onto SE 112th St which becomes 169th Ave SE as it curves left. The trailhead in on that curve, on your right. Park along 169th Ave. 

Capacity will be adjusted in accordance with current public health guidance and Mountaineers COVID-19 policy.

TOPIC OF THIS FIELD TRIP:

Route/Place

Licorice Fern Trail


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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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