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PACKET PICKUP Packet pick up is strongly encouraged and will be Friday, July 29th 11:00am to 8:00pm at Fleet Feet in Bonney Lake.

There will be a limited number of registrations available at the Pre-Race Packet Pick Up if the race is not sold out, but there will be [NO] Day of Race Registration.

In 2013 the Buckley to Orting (B&O) Half Marathon was separated from the Rainier to Ruston Rail-trail Relay and Ultra. The race will now have its own day - the last Saturday of July. Registration is only $60!

Due to wind damage and a tree taking out one of the four bridges along "The Loop" to South Prairie our trail crew has built a temporary trail past the fallen bridge. Runners will have to slow to a walk for this short trail, but it will not change the length of the course. See course map here.

This year the race will start at the Glacier Middle school in Buckley (start map) and the course will descend across three out of the four beautiful bridges along "The Loop" to South Prairie before finishing at Orting's town park. The course uses the paved Foothills Trail to the extent possible (82%) and roads (8%), sidewalks (0%) and rough trails (10%) when not.

We hope to see you on July 30, 2016

B & O Half Marathon 2014
Thanks to Craig Hill @ The News Tribune

Race Start and Check-In will be at Glacier Middle school in Buckley. The race will start at 8:00am

Click here for driving directions to Race Start from SeaTac

Race Finish is located at the Orting Park in beautiful downtown Orting.

A free shuttle service will be provided for all runners and walkers who want to leave their vehicle at the finish area in Orting. Buses will take participants to the start at Buckley. This is highly encouraged to minimize traffic congestion at the starting area.  Please sign up for the shuttle at the time of registration. If you have questions about the shuttle, please e-mail the race director-Roberto Mahoney.

Half Marathon Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle loading time is from 6:30-6:45am. Please allow time to find parking and check-in before loading the bus. We recommend that you do not leave valuables in your car, as parking is public and it will not be monitored by security. The bus will depart from Orting promptly at 6:45am from near the intersection of Van Scoyoc Ave. SW and Train Ave. S. Estimated arrival at the start is 7:15am.
The race will start at 8:00am.

Course Maps and Conditions

Roberto Mahoney
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John Selby, Race Founder

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We're actively recruiting sponsors for the 2013 Foothills B & O Half Marathon. Want to know more?

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