November Timed Runs - Redmond Watershed Preserve

Field trip: Winter Trail Running Conditioning Series

November Timed Runs - Redmond Watershed Preserve

Winter Trail Running Conditioning Course timed runs. Same run will be offered in early March...goal is to compare times and gauge progress.

  • Easy
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 4.5 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 328 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 650 ft
  • Pace: avg 4 mph

Meet at 9:00 am the Redmond Watershed Preserve main parking lot (21760 NE Novelty Hill Road -  Redmond). Following introductions, description of route and current trail conditions, plan to start running by 9:10 am. No passes required. Bathroom available at trailhead.

This is an optional timed run as part of the Winter Trail Running Conditioning Course.

We will follow a clockwise loop around the park for ~4 1/2 miles total distance with ~510 ft elevation gain. We will look to do an avg pace of 4 mph: moderate hike on the few uphil portions and 4.5-5.0 mph straighaway and downhill. 

For a complete description of  trail running with the Mountaineers, please consult the Trail Running Standards.

Gaia route:

City of Redmond Park map:

Full details will be soon after registration closes on Nov 23. In the interim, please contact the leader with any questions at


Redmond Watershed Preserve

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Please wear layers of breathable, technical clothing suitable for outdoor aerobic activities for this course's activities.

  • Waterproof jacket, hat, buff, gloves, sunglasses; running-specific gaiters recommended
  • Warm mid-weight layer (e.g. down vest or wool long sleeve)
  • Trail running shoes
  • A small day pack suitable for trail running
  • Bring snacks and water
  • Trail running-adapted ten essentials
  • Handheld device (smartphone or watch) with route downloaded
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