5th 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 25th, 2024
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 16th. $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 16th. $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 16th. $30 Day of Race Registration.
WHERE: JOSEPH, OREGON CITY PARK
PACKET PICKUP: Pick up your race packet with bib and goodies at Joseph City Park on Friday May 24th from 3-5 PM and starting at 6:30 AM the day of the race until 7:45 AM.
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!
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.
FRIDAY MAY 24th-
3:00 - 5:00 PM - Packet Pickup Joseph City Park
SATURDAY MAY 24th-
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.
2:00 PM - Post Race Yoga with Esther of Salutations Studio at Joseph City Park If inclement weather we will post on the website,facebook, and Instagram for alternative location.
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 Merchandise will be available for purchase. We accept cash/check/card/venmo.
All proceeds go towards continuing and bettering these events! Thank you!
Kokanne Inn - Tell them you are coming for the race and receive 25% off on your stay
Eagle's View Inn & Suites - 25% Off Discount for Runners
Half Marathon -
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 -
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.
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.