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Jewel of the Valley Marathon

May 11, 2024

Yakima, WA

Get ready to shine bright like a diamond at the Jewel of the Valley Marathon! Join us on May 11, 2024, in beautiful Yakima, WA, for a race that will make your heart race. Prepare for a dazzling experience filled with scenic routes, unbeatable energy, and a sparkle in your stride!
Get ready to shine bright like a diamond at the Jewel of the Valley Marathon! Join us on May 11, 2024, in beautiful Yakima, WA, for a race that will make your heart race. Prepare for a dazzling experience filled with scenic routes, unbeatable energy, and a sparkle in your stride!
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About The Jewel of the Valley Marathon

Welcome to the Jewel of the Valley Marathon, a thrilling half marathon race set to take place on the 11th of May 2024 in the heart of Yakima, WA! If you are a half marathon runner seeking an unforgettable race experience, then this event is tailor-made for you.

The Jewel of the Valley Marathon offers the perfect blend of scenic beauty and a challenging course. Starting at historic Franklin Park, you will weave through the picturesque streets of Yakima, surrounded by stunning views of the towering Cascade Mountains and lush green vineyards. The course showcases the very essence of this vibrant city, its captivating landscapes, and friendly community.

Yakima, known as the “Fruit Bowl of the Nation,” boasts fascinating facts that add to the allure of this marathon. Did you know that Yakima produces over 75% of the hops used in American beer? This makes it a true paradise for beer enthusiasts. Additionally, the Yakima Valley is home to over 120 wineries, allowing runners to indulge in some post-race relaxation while enjoying world-class wine.

In May, Yakima experiences pleasant weather, with average temperatures ranging from 55F (13C) to 75F (24C). The city’s incredible spring climate will provide ideal conditions for you to showcase your running prowess and enjoy the scenic beauty along the way.

Get ready to lace up your running shoes and embark on a memorable journey through Yakima’s breathtaking landscapes. Whether you’re a running enthusiast, a wine lover, or an adventurer seeking a new challenge, the Jewel of the Valley Marathon promises to be an experience that will leave your heart racing with joy. So, come join us on this remarkable adventure and make memories that will last a lifetime!

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