Final Cougar Mountain Trail Run is Sunday

October 21, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 21, 2014

The final event in the 2014 Cougar Mountain Trail Run series is Oct. 26.

Runners can choose to participate in one of three distances: 50 kilometers (31.2 miles), 20 miles or 8 miles. All races start at 8 a.m. and begin at the Sky Country Trailhead off 166th Way Southeast.

Co-produced by Northwest Trail Runs and the Seattle Running Club, the race benefits King County Parks, with more than $126,000 raised since its inception.

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Third Cougar Mountain Trail Run is July 12

July 8, 2014

The third of five events in the Cougar Mountain Trail Run series is July 12.

Runners can choose to participate in a 10- or 20-mile course, or a 5K, that loops through some of Cougar Mountain’s 36 miles of trails.

Co-produced by Northwest Trail Runs and the Seattle Running Club, the race benefits King County Parks, with more than $126,000 raised since its inception.

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Second Cougar Mountain run is Saturday

June 10, 2014

The second Cougar Mountain Trail Run is at 9 a.m. June 14.

This second event in the series features 8- and 13-mile options in the Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park, through lush forest, fern-lined single-track, over hills and along marshes.

The series has raised more than $126,000 for King County Parks and contributed many hundreds of hours of trail work. The Seattle Running Club and Northwest Trail Runs is working to make this 12th annual event bigger and better.

The series runs the second Saturday of each month through the summer. The next races are July 12 and Aug. 9.

Register at www.seattlerunningclub.org.

Cougar trail run final race is Aug. 10

August 6, 2013

The final event in the four-run Cougar Mountain Trail Run series is Aug. 10.

The event, co-presented by the Seattle Running Club and Northwest Trail Runs, has been a Pacific Northwest tradition for the past 11 years. This month’s race boasts multiple courses: a 5K as well as 13- and 26-mile paths that loop through some of Cougar Mountain’s 36 miles of trails.

This is the last race of the series which builds up in length and intensity through the summer. The first event offered 5- and 10-mile courses in May.

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