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Rainshadow Running

Deception Pass 50K

Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, Washington, USA | TBD

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Race Perks

Why We Love It

Whidbey Island, which resides 30 miles north of Seattle, is a relaxed and friendly island strongly influenced by its naval station and local tourism. Known for its parks, festivals, wildlife, and outdoor activity, it is home to small town restaurants, shops, wineries, distilleries and breweries.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Fort Casey Historical State Park

A historic military fort overlooking the Pugest Sound. Bring a flashlight and explore the bunkers, passages, and the Admiralty Head Light House. Activities: boat, camp, fish, picnic.

Ebey’s Landing

A 4-mi (6.5 km) hiking trail with historic houses, farmland, beaches, and a bluff offering views of the surrounding water and mountains. Pack a lunch and enjoy day - even if cloudy!

Deception Pass State Park

A popular park with waterfalls, trails, cliff overlooks, rugged terrain, and the famous bridge - offering a scenic drive with beautiful views of the Pacific Northwest. Activities: camp, hike, kayak, picnic.

Average Temperature

High - 45°F (7°C) Low - 35°F (2°C)



Bellingham International Airport (BLI)
55 mi (89 km) from Oak Harbor




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Candlewood Suites Oak Harbor9 mi (15 km) from start/finish
Coachman Inn and Suites10 mi (15 km) from start/finish
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Sunrise Inn and Villas12 mi (20 km) from start/finish
The Nantucket Inn11 mi (18 km) from start/finish