Mountain Marathon & Hillbilly Half Marathon


*** March 4, 2017 ***  

Start/Finish: Rock Candy Parking Lot, Capitol Forest

Marathon Start: 7:30AM; ½ Marathon Start: 8:30

$40 Half Marathon until January 1; $45 until February 1; $50 until until March 1; $55 until March 5; $60 DOR

$60 Full Marathon until January 1; $65 until February 1; $70 until March; $75 until March 5; $80 DOR

***Course map.*** 


Day of Race Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Day-of-race registration and packet pick-up starts at 6:30AM in the Rock Candy Mountain parking area (under the large tent). 

If you are pre-registered, please bring a signed DNR waiver and a picture ID to the packet pick-up area. You will not get a bib unless you have a signed DNR Waiver. 

If you are registering on race day, please bring a completed mail-in registration form, a signed DNR waiver, a picture ID and cash or check for payment to the DOR registration table. 

2016 DNR WAIVER (you MUST bring this to packet pick-up to claim your bib #)

Parking at Rock Candy

Parking is limited, please carpool. You must follow directions of parking assistants. Overflow parking (outside of parking lot) is only allowed on one side of the road. 

Aid Stations

Half marathon runners will have 5 aid stations; full marathon runners will have 9 aid stations. Aid stations will have water, NUUN, cookies, chips, and other typical trail race food. If you have special dietary needs, you will need to pack your own nutrition. Aid stations will not have disposable cups, you MUST bring a hand-held or hydration bladder to be refilled at aid stations. We are a *green* event and aim to produce as little waste as possible. 

Results & Photos:

2011: Race ResultsRace Photos        

2012: Race Results, Race Photos 

2013: Race Results, Race Photos 

2014: Race Results, Race Photos

2015: Race Results, Race Photos

2016: Race Results, Race Photos

This is one of the most challenging half and full marathons in Washington State. The course takes you on beautiful trails through Capitol Forest outside of Olympia, Washington. Steep climbs, technical trails, lots of mud, beautiful views... you'll work hard for this finish! 

Race supports Friends of Capitol Forest & Thurston County Search & Rescue. 


Penrose Physical Therapy

Swing Wine Bar

The Lucky Lunchbox

La Sportiva

NUUN Hydration

Seven Hills Running Shop

No refunds, transfers or exchanges on registration fees.

*** Voted BEST TRAIL RACE in 2013 by Competitor Running ***