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7th edition of The Hurricane Creek Half!

RUNNERS OF THE SAGE operates under a special use permit from the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest Employer.

WHEN:   Saturday May 24th, 2025

Half Marathon/5 Mile/5K all start at 8 AM

1 Mile Kids Race starts at 9 AM

REGISTRATION/COST: REGISTER HERE

Half Marathon - $65 Early Bird price through March 30th - shirts included with registration; $75 Regular price until online registration closes Thursday May 15th. $75 Day of Race Registration(No Shirt).

5 Mile - $25 Early Bird price through March 30th - shirts not included; $35 Regular price until online registration closes Thursday May 15th. $35 Day of Race Registration. 5K - $20 Early Bird price through March 30th - shirts not included; $30 Regular price until online registration closes Thursday May 15th. $30 Day of Race Registration.

WHERE:   JOSEPH, OREGON CITY PARK

PACKET PICKUP: Pick up your race packet with bib and goodies at Quickhatch Provisions on Friday May 23rd from 3-5 PM  and starting at 6:30 AM at Joseph City Park the day of the race until 7:45 AM.

RESULTS:

2024

2023

2022

2019
2021

PICTURES

Hurricane Creek Half 2022 Pictures
Hurricane Creek Half 2023 Pictures

GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow.

REASON: Runners of the Sage mission is to encourage more active and healthy lifestyles. We want to get Wallowa County out and running together!

AWARDS: There will be awards for the top 3 Male and top 3 Female Overall finishers for the Half, 5 Mile, and the 5k. Each Half Marathon Finisher will receive a finisher medal.

ITINERARY:

FRIDAY MAY 23rd-

3:00 - 5:00 PM - Packet Pickup at Quickhatch in Joseph Oregon

SATURDAY MAY 24th-

6:30 AM - Packet Pickup at Joseph City Park

7:30 AM - Half Marathon Early Start(Early Starters not eligible for overall awards)

8:00 AM - Half Marathon Start/5 Mile/5K Start

9:00 AM - Hurricane Hustle Kids 1 Mile Fun Run (12 and under and free)

Noon- We will have a 4 hr cutoff time(which means race coordinators will make our way to lunch) and invite all to lunch at Blythe Cricket and then to the wonderful Wallowa County Farmers Market at Stein Distillery's Parking Lot on the north side of Joseph.

MERCHANDISE: Tri Blend Bella Canvas are included with Pre-Registration for Half Marathoners. 5 Mile and 5kers must purchase shirts with registration.

Runners of the Sage and Mountain Runner Merchandise will be available for purchase. We accept cash/check/card/venmo.

All proceeds go towards continuing and bettering these events! Thank you!

LODGING:

Kokanne Inn - Tell them you are coming for the race and receive 25% off on your stay - two nights minimum stay

Wallow Lake Vacation Rentals      Wallowa Lake State Park

Sure Stay Plus Enterprise Oregon - 25% Off Discount for Runners

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Half Marathon -

HALF MARATHON MAP & ELEVATION

This is an out and back, hilly and challenging Half marathon Course. It starts at 4200 ft elevation at Joseph City Park and climbs to a mile high at 5100 ft. The first 3 miles are paved, the next 6 miles are all maintained dirt road surface, and then last 3 are paved. This could be one of the most scenic half marathons in the Northwest with constant views of the Wallowa Mountains, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Seven Devils, and high valleys. There will be a water station at the Grange Mile 3ish and 10ish. Another water station at the Hurricane Creek Trailhead at mile 6.5.

5 Mile -

5 MILE MAP & ELEVATION

This is an out and back road run. It covers the first 2.5 Miles of the Half Marathon Course. There will be a water station at the turnaround.

5K -

5K MAP & ELEVATION

This course is an out and back road run. It covers the first 1.55 miles of the Half Marathon course. There will be a water station at the turnaround.

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