The North Olympic Discovery Half 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. This rails to trails course is a wide, mixed/hard surface trail. The race is organized by the Port Angeles Marathon Association – a group of accomplished amateur athletes.
The Half Marathon starts half-way between Sequim and Port Angeles at the Storm King Soccer Fields. The Half Marathon is open to runners and walkers. Race finishes at City Pier in downtown Port Angeles where festivities include music, food, massage, and a beautiful area for relaxing on the beach or walking to the local pub for cold beer and pizza.