Elevation Gain: 3274, Loss: 3,274

We Love Our Volunteers

Race Start, Finish & Parking

Race start, finish and parking located in Deception Pass State Park.

You can also access the map here. A Discover Pass is required to park at West Beach. 

Address: 41020 WA-20, Oak Harbor, WA 98277


Mile 6.75 and 13.25: Cornet Bay Aid

Mile 17 and 18.25: Pass Lake 

Mile 21.25 and 23: Bowman Bay 


Pass Lake cut off: mile 18.25, 5.5 hours (1:00 PM)
Bowman Bay cut off: mile 23, 6.5 hours (2:00 PM) 
Overall cut off: 8 hours (3:30 PM, 3 mph average pace)

Full Marathon

Aid Stations and Cut Off Times 

All finishers receive a custom medal!

Aid stations are staffed with helpful volunteers serving water, electrolyte drinks, gels, fruit, soda, candy, PB & Js and chips to keep you fueled and focused on your run! 

Race Schedule & Registration Details:

Saturday, April 4, 2020 at Deception Pass State Park

Day of race Registration is available for both distances for $10 extra.

Changing Your Race Distance:Runners who are already registered for the race may change distances online through their Ultrasignup Account unless the race distance is sold out. To do this, please login to your ultrasignup account and under your name choose "Registration History." From there you can edit your registration until online registration is closed. If you miss doing it online you can also change race morning unless the race is sold out.

Refunds, Transfers, Policies are here


Registration the week of the race. You may register race morning if the races are not sold out.


Before Dec 31: $85 (Half) $95 (Full)

Dec 31 - April 1: $95 (Half), $105 (Full)

Race Day: $105 (Half), $115 (Full)

Kid's Race: Free, Register race morning from 11pm -11:45pm. Starts at 12.

What is included in your entry fee? 

We offer professionally organized events, fully marked courses, well stocked aid stations and finisher awards. Top 3 men/women also receive awards. Also included in your entry fee is a post race meal and drinks. Merchandise is extra. Please bring cash or checks. We have t-shirts and other clothing available. 

Race Day Schedule

6 AM: Race check in, merch pickup and day of registration opens

7:15 AM: Cut off for Marathon distance registration and check in

7:30 AM: Marathon start

8:45 AM: Cut off for Half Marathon distance registration and check in

9 AM: Half Marathon start

11 - 11:45 AM: Register and check in for kid's race

12 PM: Kid's Race Starts at West Beach Shelter

Half Marathon

Half Marathon in blue, Full Marathon is in red + blue

Click on "Open in Caltopo" in upper right corner to explore the routes more.

Deception Pass Trail Marathon & Half        April 4, 2020


Mile 5.5 and mile 7.4: Pass Lake 

Mile 9.25 and mile 11: Bowman Bay


Pass Lake cut off: mile 7.4, 2.5 hours (11:30 AM) 

Bowman Bay cut off: mile 9.25, 3.5 hours (12:30 PM)

Course Maps & Elevation Profiles, Gain/Loss

Trail Running Events for the Adventurous

Half Marathon

Elevation Gain: 3933, Loss: 3,933

Full Marathon

   The Deception Pass Half Marathon & Full Marathon explores the coastal trails around the         famous Deception Pass Bridge on the North end of Whidbey Island. Enjoy stunning water         views while running through deep green forests, rocky coastline, and some of the sweetest        PNW single track! We will have a post race food, brews and awards.

Volunteer at a race and earn a free or discounted entry into another Destination Trail race. Bring a volunteer for the day and race for free! Email us at volunteer@destinationtrailrun.com - some restrictions may apply.