Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Introduction to Trail Running Racing - Deception Pass State Park

Practice trail running skills and build your milage base.

  • Easy, Easy/Moderate
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 2,300 ft

Parking is limited - carpooling is recommended. 

Meet option 1: Ash Way Park and Ride at 7:00 AM. 

Meet option 2: Pass Lake TH at 8:30 AM

This session focuses on building your base milage. We will meet at a location suitable for practicing trail running.

Approximate route in Gaia HERE.

A suggested gear list will be provided at the classroom session.


Deception Pass State Park

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

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

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, and sunglasses
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack or belt 
  • Bring snacks and water
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