Community & Charity
The Port Angeles Marathon Association (PAMA) is a non-profit 501c4.
The Port Angeles Marathon Association gives back to the communities of Sequim and Port Angeles in many ways including offering the Kids Marathon program to all Clallam County elementary schools and working with civic groups, service clubs and school teams and programs by offering cash donations in return for volunteer time. Over the past 5 years, PAMA donated more than $75,000 to local organizations. Many runners align with a charity organization and gather pledges. Running for a charity not only helps raise funds for a good cause, it also helps motivate and inspire runners because they feel accountable to their sponsors and organization.
If you are interested in being a charity for the Run the Peninsula Race Series please contact us!
Can anyone run for charity?
Can I support a charity that is not listed?
If I raise a lot of money will entry fee be refunded?
Can I create an individual fundraising webpage?
How do I let my friends and family know I am running for charity?
It all began in 1990, when a group from Houston, Texas, traveled to Kenya and saw the desperate need for clean drinking water. They returned to Houston and founded a 501(c)3 non-profit. The fledgling organization equipped and trained a team of Kenyan drillers, and LWI Kenya began operations the next year under the direction of a national board. That pattern continues today; we train, consult, and equip local people to implement solutions in their own communities in the countries where we work.
For the past ten years, Captain Joseph Schultz’s family members, and the many Member Services throughout the country who are inspired by Joe’s life, have come together to run for and/or support the Captain Joseph House Foundation. Run for Joe provides an opportunity for those who knew and/or were inspired by Joe to celebrate his life and to raise money for this one-of-a-kind non-profit in America. The Captain Joseph House will be a place of healing for Gold Star Families who have lost a loved one as a result of combat injuries since 9/11.
About Port Angeles Marathon Association
The Port Angeles Marathon Association (PAMA) is located on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. PAMA hosts 5 different races annually. All races also have a virtual race option for all of the events if you are not able to make it out to the Olympic Peninsula for one or all of the races.
The North Olympic Discovery Marathon is a entire weekend of events on the Olympic Discovery Trail from Sequim to Port Angeles.
Run the Peninsula
The Olympic Discovery Marathon is very excited to provide discounted race entries to participants in the Rain Bear Running 5k and 10k training programs that will prepare you for our Olympic Peninsula races! These training groups are sponsored by Peninsula Adventure Sports and North Olympic Healthcare Network. These two organizations believe in promoting the benefits of healthy outdoor activities and supporting a healthy, thriving, and inclusive community.