Driving Directions to Start and Aid

Start/Finish at Lake Padden Park
Address: 4882 Samish Way, Bellingham WA 98226, East Entrance
Coming from North of Bellingham: MAP
Coming from South of Bellingham: MAP

Padden Gorge Aid

Marathon: Mile  5 and Mile 24 (Aid # 1 and #5)
Half Marathon: Mile 12 (Aid #3)

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Step by Step: 2 miles, 6 minutes. (from the start at Lake Padden)
  1. Head north on Lakeshore Dr toward S Samish Way, 0.3 mile
  2. Turn left onto S Samish Way, 1 mile
  3.  Turn left onto Cody Ave., 174 feet
  4. Turn left on 38th St., 0.1 mi
  5. Take the 1st right onto harrison St., go 295 feet
  6. Harrison Street turns right and becomes 37th Street, 318 feet
  7. Turn left onto South Avenue, 315 feet
  8.  Turn left on 36th Street, Aid Station is at the end of the road where the road meets the Padden Gorge Trail.  Crew may not park on 36th street. Please park and walk to aid.  Aid Station s volunteers may park on 36th street.
Interurban Aid
Marathon: Mile 7 and Mile 22 (Aid # 2 and #4)
Half: Mile 9.8 (Aid #2)

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Step by Step: 4.4 miles, 12 minutes (from the start at Lake Padden)
  1.  From Lake Padden Park (Start/Finish) head north on Lakeshore Dr toward S Samish Way, 0.3mile
  2. Turn left onto S Samish Way, 1.5 miles
  3. Turn left onto Larrabee Ave, 85 feet
  4. Turn left onto 36th St, 0.4 miles
  5. Take the 3rd right onto Connelly Ave, 0.2 miles
  6. Continue onto Old Fairhaven Pkwy, 0.2 miles
  7. Turn left onto 30th St, 0.7 miles
  8. Continue onto 32nd St, 0.2 miles
  9. Turn right onto Old Samish Rd, 0.6 miles
  10. Arrive at Old Samish. Crew: please park at North Chuckanut trail head and walk in or another legal parking area.
Chinscraper Aid  No Crew Access unless you hike up (2.25 miles from Clayton Beach Parking Lot)
Marathon: Mile 15
Half: Mile 2.25

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Step by Step: 10.9  miles, 27 minutes
  1.  From Lake Padden Park (Start/Finish) head north on Lakeshore Dr toward S Samish Way, 0.3mile
  2. Turn left onto S Samish Way, 1.5 miles
  3. Turn left onto Larrabee Ave, 85 feet
  4. Turn left onto 36th St, 0.4 miles
  5. Take the 3rd right onto Connelly Ave, 0.2 miles
  6. Continue onto Old Fairhaven Pkwy, 0.2 miles
  7. Turn left onto 30th St, 0.7 miles
  8. Continue onto 32nd St, 0.2 miles
  9. Turn right onto Old Samish Rd, go 0.6 miles
  10.  Sharp left onto WA-11 S/Chuckanut Dr, go 4.4 miles
  11. Turn left toward into Clayton Beach Parking Lot. Crew must park here and walk the 2.25 miles up to aid. Aid Station Volunteers can drive up.
  12. Continue 2 miles up Fragrance Lake Aid. You will have to park and walk in 1/10 of a mile, aid station will be a right and through a Park Gate. The turn is right before the end of Fragrance Lake Road