Important Race Information!

1st choose your Heroes' Challenge!
0800   1/2 Marathon-Plus "3-Clicks" Run over DEMANDING hills (14.79 miles)--chip timed

0900   "37-Click" Bike Race over REALLY Ruthless hills (24.2 miles)--chip timed

1000   5K+ "1-Click" FUN Walk-Run (3.6 miles)--chip timed

1015   Unlimited Track Walk--NOT CHIP TIMED!!

2ndregister on-line!

Use this link                    or the Top Bar Tab above (Register for Race) which will take you to the off-site, secure registration page. 

On the Registration Page remember to register separately for each event you want to enter... then set your fundraising goal, send out an email to everyone you know and  you are on your way to raising support for the men and women in southwest Washington who are or have served in our military & their families.

3rd Packet Pick-Up on July 3!

Our goal is to have Race Day be simple and quick, as we know you will be ready to tackle the Heroes' Challenge so...

please, please, please pick-up your Race packet on July 3 between 2 and 4pm at the Start/Finish Line right under our big and beautiful old American flag, "Old Glory."  (9731 Washougal River Rd., Washougal WA 98671/see map at top of this page). 

Your coming up on July 3, helps us keep our lines short and your Day-of check-in quick and easy!  If you have not already entered your sponsors' donations into your fundraising page (which you set-up at the same time you register for the Heroes' Challenge), please enter them BEFORE PACKET PICK-UP. Don't forget to that you should enter your sponsors' off-line (ie., they gave you their donation) donations (checks, cash) on your fundraising page.  The person with the most money collected wins the 1-night stay at the beautiful destination resort, Skamania Lodge, in Stevenson WA.  Please bring ALL OF DONATIONS YOU HAVE PERSONALLY COLLECTED, with you when you pick-up your packet.

You can also pick-up your packet on race day, but be prepared for very long lines.  Day of Registration ($40) & Packet Pick-Up will open 0700.  All events will start on time, and you must be completely registered to participate in the Heroes' Challenge.

Other Important Event Information!

  • Free Parking is available at the Start/Finish Line
  • All Race Courses are on county roads, with light traffic, especially in the early hours of the 4th of July
  • YOU are responsible for your own safety.  Race signs will be posted along the route, and some warnings will be spray painted on the road, but YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY!
  • There will be traffic-control volunteers at each place where the course crosses the lane of travel
  • This is a rural course, with very little to NO CELL PHONE SERVICE!
  • The Bike Race and the 1/2-Marathon both have several long steep hills and multiple sharp/tight switch-backs
  • Water-stations & Bathrooms for the Bike Race & 1/2-Marathon will be available at approximately                                       Race Mile Post (1.27 & 10.8)
  • Water-stations & Bathroom for the 5K Fun Walk/Run is at the half-way point/turnaround
  • There will be a SAG Rear Guard for each event
  • For Bike Racers & 1/2-Marathon partcipants this is a chip-timed event, your chip is embedded in your race bid
  • 1000 a light Continental Breakfast Buffet will open for all race participants
  • ALL participants MUST BE OFF all courses no later than 1130
  • 1115 is the Awards Ceremony
  • The 1st person for each event to RTB (return to base) will be awarded the 1st place Trophy
  • A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Medal will be awarded to the first 3 Men and first 3 Women who RTB for each event
  • Pre-Register NOW and then start getting pledges and let's make this a very profitable fundraiser for our local Heroes'
  • WIN!!! Get pledges and if you have collected the most money (at least $500.00 by the time your event starts) for the Heroes' Challenge YOU WILL WIN a 1-night stay at the beautiful Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, WA!!!  Only 1 prize will be awarded and if a tie occurs a roll of the dice (highest roll) will decide who wins

When:  dawn's early light of this 4th of July!

Where: the race starts and ends under "Old Glory"

9731 Washougal River Rd., Washougal WA 98671

Pre-Race Packet Pick up: Sunday, July 3 from 2 to 4pm

at the Start/Finish line... 9731 Washougal River Rd., Washougal WA 98671

There are 3 different events for the The Heroes' Challenge   
Each event has a different start time so depending on how quickly you complete a challenge you could possibly register for and do several events!