Race Preview: Capital City Marathon

Capital_City_Marathon_2014 The Capital City Marathon in Olympia, Washington will be held on May 18, 2014. Besides the marathon, there is a half marathon, 5 miler and a kids' run  - something for everyone.  The marathon is certified as a Boston Qualifier and even provides a variety of pacers.

This event, put on by the Capital City Marathon Association, is 100% volunteer run and committed to giving back to the community and promoting healthy living and community involvement.  Money raised at this race helps provide grants to support local high school running and other student athletes.

GU Gel and plenty of water stops are available on the course. Expect rolling hills along this beautiful chip-timed Olympia course.  No day of race registration is available for this race, so be sure to plan ahead and register soon!

Capital City Marathon Details

Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014

Times: Marathon, 7:00 A.M.      Half Marathon, 7:45 A.M.      5 Miler, 8:00 A.M.

Location: Washington Street between Legion Way and 7th Avenue,  Olympia, Washington

Please note: Kids’ Race is on Saturday, May 17 at 4:00 P.M. at Heritage Park

Registration Fees*:  Marathon = $90     Half Marathon = $85     5 Miler = $40   Kids’ Run = $10  *Registration fees increase on May 12

Race Website/Registration: Click Here

About Annette Vaughan (493 Articles)
Annette Vaughan is a runner and personal trainer in Canby, Oregon. She began running at the age of 30 and became hooked after her first race (even though she is a self-proclaimed slow runner.) She enjoys small local races from 5Ks to half-marathons, with a 30K on the books as her longest run ever. She has also become a huge fan of obstacle course races and just can't get enough of them. Annette is a certified personal trainer, who believes in promoting movement since our bodies were designed to move. The more we move, the better we move and function in everyday life.
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