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Foothills B & O Half Marathon

We hope to see you this year!

2013 Results are posted here

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.
Saturday, July 26, 2014

It starts at the Armory in Buckley and descends across 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 (87%) and roads (8%), sidewalks (0%) and rough trails (5%) when not.

Registration is available here. We hope to see you next year

Race Start and Check-In is located at the Armory in Buckley.
There will be [NO] Day of Race Registration.

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 their starts 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 (info at right).

Half Marathon Shuttle Schedule

Shuttle loading time is from 7:15-7:45am. 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 7:45am from near the intersection of Van Scoyoc Ave. SW and Train Ave. S. Estimated arrival at the start is 8:15am.
The race will start at 9:00am.

Richard Pasquier
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John Selby, Race Founder

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