North Olympic

Discovery Marathon Walk 

from Sequim to Port Angeles, WA

Sunday, June 2nd, 2024

Walking start 6:00 AM Start  – 7 Cedars Resort

(Running Start at 7:30 AM)



North Olympic Discovery Marathon Walk

The North Olympic Discovery Marathon takes place on a unique point to point course that incorporates the beautiful Olympic Discovery Trail with stunning views of the Olympic Mountains and a five mile finishing stretch along the shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca.

Frequent sightings of seals, eagles, and an array of shore birds are common from the trail. Iconic trestle bridges provide beautiful backdrops. Salmon can be seen spawning at the Morse Creek crossing in the fall. The North Olympic Discovery Marathon is truly one of the most beautiful marathon venues anywhere.

This rails to trails course is a wide, hard surface (99% paved) trail. The course is marked at every mile and water stations are located approximately every two miles. Cool June weather can be expected  – average high is 65F, average low is 49F, average mean is 57F. The race is organized by the Port Angeles Marathon Association – a group of accomplished amateur athletes. The Marathon is a USATF certified course and a Boston Marathon qualifier.


Walkers are welcome!


  • Race Day: Sunday, June 2nd, 2024
  • Start Time: 6:00 AM – Walkers only – 7 Cedars Casino – Blyn, WA
  • Register By: Saturday, June 1st, 2024
  • Bib Pickup: Red Lion Hotel – Port Angeles (221 N. Lincoln St. Port Angeles, WA 98362)
    • Friday, May 31, s024- 4 pm -7 pm
    • Saturday, June 2nd, 2024- 11 am – 5 pm
    • Sunday, June 3rd, 2024 – Starting Line

Resources & Links

Parking & Shuttles

  • Participants can park at the start line of the marathon at 7 Cedars Casino
  • Shuttles Buses depart from the Gateway Transit Center in Port Angeles in both Am and PM.
  • Free and pay parking is available throughout downtown Port Angeles.
  • AM Shuttle times: 5:15 am (1 bus only for Walkers)
  • PM  Shuttle times: Noon & 1:30 pm

Event Swag

Marathon participants will receive a gender-specific long sleeve, 1/4 zip, wth thumb holes performance shirt. 

Race Video


North Olympic Discovery Marathon


North Olympic Discovery Marathon

Travel & Lodging


The North Olympic Discovery Marathon is from Sequim to Port Angeles on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. Click below to learn more about the area, directions for how to get here and what to do in the area.


Port Angeles, Washington has many great lodging options. The host hotel for this event is Red Lion Hotel – Port Angeles. The starting line hotel is 7 Cedars Resort. We have discount rates available at both hotels. You can find other lodging accommodations here: Lodging on the Olympic Peninsula.  

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

Virtual Series

Run with us on race day, or run VIRTUALLY. You have until December 31 of the same year to complete the races virtually.
Run the Peninsula is very excited to be partnering with Rain Bear Running to provide a training program that will get you ready for any or all of our races on the Olympic Peninsula or Virtually – wherever you choose to run the event.

Volunteer With Us

This event could not happen without the support of the community, our volunteers and the Peninsula Trails Coalition (Build and maintain the Olympic Discovery Trail). Run the Peninsula series takes place on the Olympic Discovery Trail, which is run by the Peninsula Trails Coalition. The Peninsula Trails Coalition is an amazing all volunteer group that helps to build, protect, grow and maintain the trail. The Peninsula Trails Coalition is a 501(c)3 Corporation registered in the State of Washington Tax ID 91-1416511.

All of the Run the Peninsula events will give back to various groups in the community. Proceeds from all of the Run the Peninsula races will go towards the Olympic Discovery Trail and other groups in the community.

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