Rhody Run is a twelve (12) kilometer run/walk located in Port Townsend, Washington on the third Sunday of May in conjunction with the local Rhododendron Festival. The run has been in existence since 1979 and celebrated its 30th year in 2008. Approximately 2,000+ attend the event each year.
The course distance is 12 K (7.46 miles). The Rhody Run is sanctioned by PAC Northwest and USATF. The course is not USATF distance certified.
The Rhody Run starts and finishes at the same point and covers a loop through a rural area with views of mountains, woods, and the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The course consists of mixed flat, hills and roads and can be a demanding course. There are aid stations at miles 4 and 6. Splits are given at every mile. Projected finish times are given at miles 4, 5, and 6.
Water and sanicans will be available at the 2.5, 4, and 6 mile marks. Aid stations will be available at the 4 & 6 mile marks.
Click Here for more run information via the USATF website.
Walkers, as well as runners are welcome
at the "Rhody Run"!
The Rhody Run starts and finishes on the parade ground at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, Washington. Please visit our Course Info for detailed route information.