Race Recap: Tunnel Light Marathon

Tunnel Light Marathon Race Day

The Tunnel Light Marathon is the last race of a 3-race series on a speedy and beautiful USATF-certified course on the Iron Horse and Snoqualmie Valley Trails – both remains of old railroad tracks. A unique quality of the series – and the reason for the name – is the 2.4 mile long train tunnel that runners make their way through only half a mile into the course. This point to point race delivers excellent times thanks to the consistent downhill grade and low starting elevation. It is the perfect race to set a Personal Record and snag a Boston Qualification.

Race day conditions were a bit on the damp side, but our Cascade Run Club crew kicked butt regardless! Check out the stats below:

Cascade Run Club Brief Race Day Stats

7 Racers Present

7 PRs Crushed – Anna, Faris, Noel, Ruthie, Sarah H, Sarah S, and Tim

1 First Time Marathoner – Faris  

4 Boston Qualifying Times – Anna, Noel, Sarah H, and Tim 

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Other Races Ran by CRC Runners

We also had members at a couple non-focus races this weekend. Big congratulations to:

2 Berlin Marathoners – Jack and Lyell

1 Beat the Blerch Marathoner – John

Up Next

Coming up next we have the Chicago Marathon (October 7), and the Snohomish River Run (Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10k – October 14). We also have a charity fun run in the mix, the Run and Run S’more 5k (October 13 – pre-race shake out run for our Snohomish River Runners!)

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Whether during a local casual run, training run, or at a race – we hope to see you all soon!