Little Mountain Half & 10k

Sunday, May 4, 2014 at 10 a.m.
Half Marathon & 10k
Registration opens Jan. 3, 2014 Register here
 
Register for the race: Go to Ultrasignup to register.  We also have day of race registration, if the race does not sell out ahead of time.  $10 extra for day of race registration. Deadline to buy shirts/hoodies/racing jerseys ends on April 22, register early to order yours.  For information on our refund/transfer and other policies, please go here.

Little Mountain Trail race benefits the Mount Vernon Trail Builders!  The Trail Builders have been doing some really great things in the Mt. Vernon area.

The Race Course: The race will be held at Little Mountain Park in Mt. Vernon.  Little Mountain Park is Mt. Vernon's most impressive park with 522 acres of land.  The mountain is 934 feet tall with mature evergreens, streams, lots of fast single track trails and a stunning lookout at the top of the mountain.  The half will start at Jefferson Elementary School and follow Blackburn Road to Little Mountain Road  and onto the Little Mountain Park Trails in a loop course, with a summit of Little Mountain, and a 1 mile out-and-back at the start and finish on the road.  Race finishes back at Jefferson Elementary School. 


Race Distance: Half Marathon& 10k

Race Fee: $50, add $10 for day of race registration

Race Start Time: 10 a.m.

Start/Finish:
Jefferson Elementary School
1801 E. Blackburn Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Parking is at Jefferson Elementary School.  We encourage you to carpool, bring your friends!
Jefferson Elementary School
1801 E. Blackburn Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98274

Check In/ Day of Race Registration/ Bib Pickup: 8:30-9:45.  All runners must check in and pick up their race bibs.  There will be day of race registration.

Aid: There will be an aid station at the top of Little Mountain by the parking and viewpoint.
For Half:
Mile 6
Mile 10
10k: aid around mile 4
 
T-Shirts: Short sleeve, gender specific Patagonia Capilene 1--- $30.  Shirts are not included in your entry fee, you must purchase them separately.  Shirt is a Little Mountain shirt.  Order your shirt when you sign up for the race on ultra signup and pick it up at the race.  Limited number of shirts will be available on race day. Cut off date to order is April 22.

New! SPECIAL BTRS Racing Jerseys, just in time for summer!  Patagonia Men's Capilene® 1 Sleeveless T-Shirt and Patagonia Women's Capilene® 1 Tank---  $32.  Color will either be Royal (below) or crimson (red).  The shirt will have BTRS logo on the front.  Pictured are women's tank on left, men's sleeveless shirt on right.  Cut off date to order is April 22.
 

Hoodies: $45.  The comfiest, coolest sweatshirt around!  Black, unisex sizing with Bellingham Trail Running Series Logo on the front.  Cut off date to order is April 22.
Awards: Top 3 men and women get medals. All finishers get a custom medal!

Course Map (10k map coming soon)

Half Marathon Course Description:
Start: Begin at Jefferson Elementary School
Follow East Blackburn Road toward Little Mountain Road
Take a right on Little Mountain Road
Continue onto Little Mountain Park Road
Little Mountain Park Road to La-Z-Boy trail
La-Z-Boy Trail to Lower Surfer’s Way
Lower Surfer’s Way to Down South
Down South to Taylor’s Trail
Taylor’s Trail to Up Quick Trail
Up Quick Trail to West Loop Trail
West Loop Trail to Julieann Trail
Julieann Trail to Ridge Trail
Ridge Trail to Viewpoint/Parking at the top of Little Mountain Park Road
Parking/Viewpoint to Sidewinder Trail
Sidewinder Trail to Service Road
Service Road to Huff-N-Puff
Huff-N-Puff to Little Mountain Road
Little Mountain Road to La-Z-Boy***

***From here runners will repeat the same course in the Little Mountain Park for 1 more loops (a total of 2 loops, finishing the last loop by taking Huff-N-Puff to Little Mountain Park Road
Little Mountain Park Road to Little Mountain Road
Little Mountain Road to Blackburn Road
Blackburn Road to Jefferson Elementary School
Finish at Jefferson Elementary School

2013 Results: 
10K 
2012 Results

 Pictures of the Park

View from the top of Little Mountain