Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Field trip: Introduction to Trail Running Racing

Introduction to Trail Running Racing - Oyster Dome

Practice trail running skills and build your milage base at a local frontcountry trail.

  • Moderate
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 6.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 1,500 ft

Parking is limited - carpooling is recommended. 

Meet option 1: Tibbets Valley Parking lot by the skateboard park at 7:00 AM. 

Meet option 2:  Samish Overlook day use area at 8:30 AM

This session focuses on maintaining your base milage during a DROP week. We will run part of the official race's course! You can see the Gaia route HERE

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


Oyster Dome

  • USGS Bellingham South

    USGS Bow

    Trails of the Chuckanut Mountains

    Chuckanut Mountain Recreation Map
  • See full route/place details.
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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