NW Trail Runs' Winter Series: Carkeek Cooler

NW Trail Runs' Winter Series: Carkeek Cooler
Date Nov 2024 (TBD)
Distance 5k, 10k
Course Type Trail

Race Information

One perk of the Pacific Northwest’s winter drizzle is that places like Carkeek Park are lush and green, brightening up even the grayest of days. Plus, the bountiful water gives us stunning views, such as the sight of the Olympic Mountains across the water from Carkeek’s beach. Most importantly for trail runners, Carkeek is also home to six miles of fun, roller-coaster trails that traverse the forest! The trails range from wide and rolling, to narrow and steep. But if ever you’re feeling like the climb is tough, remember that you get to fly back down!

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Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Winter Trail Series events.

Run Pick of the Month - Galloping Gertie

Showcasing the best views of the Pacific Northwest, take part in a half marathon, 10K, or 5K on August 3, 2024.

Each race crosses the iconic Tacoma Narrows Bridge, known as Galloping Gertie, offering stunning views of the Puget Sound, Mount Rainier, the Olympic Mountains, and the surrounding cities of Tacoma and Gig Harbor.

Take part in one of the few races that go from one end of the bridge to the other. Plus, receive a custom finisher medal, free downloadable race photos, and a cool tech tee!

The best part? All proceeds support local charities!

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