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The Great Ferry Race

June 9, 2024

Bainbridge Island, WA

Get ready to set sail on an epic running adventure at The Great Ferry Race! On June 9, 2024, Bainbridge Island, WA will transform into a playground for runners, where they'll navigate the course like seafaring legends. Dust off your athletic buoys and embark on this thrilling half marathon journey!
Get ready to set sail on an epic running adventure at The Great Ferry Race! On June 9, 2024, Bainbridge Island, WA will transform into a playground for runners, where they'll navigate the course like seafaring legends. Dust off your athletic buoys and embark on this thrilling half marathon journey!
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About The The Great Ferry Race

Get ready for an exhilarating race experience unlike any other at The Great Ferry Race on June 9, 2024, in Bainbridge Island, WA! This half marathon race will take you on a scenic journey around the stunning island, combining the thrill of running with the tranquility of nature.

To make this race even more unique, participants will board a ferry in downtown Seattle and enjoy a 35-minute picturesque crossing to Bainbridge Island. Assemble on the car deck as you disembark and get ready to conquer the course, which is approximately 2/3 road and 1/3 groomed trail. While the trails do not require trail running experience, please note that this hilly course may pose a challenge for some participants.

As you navigate the course, soak up the beauty of Bainbridge Island, known for its lush scenery and breathtaking views. For residents of Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County, who can skip the ferry ride, this race is the perfect opportunity to showcase your hometown pride and enjoy a discounted registration fee.

After crossing the finish line, gear up for the post-race festival where you can celebrate your achievement and immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the running community. And the best part? You can pick a return ferry of your choosing back to Seattle, giving you the flexibility to enjoy the island at your own pace.

And let’s not forget the fun facts! Did you know that Bainbridge Island is home to seven charming wineries and numerous picturesque parks? So take a post-race stroll through the stunning green spaces or treat yourself to a well-deserved glass of local wine.

Join us at The Great Ferry Race and embark on an unforgettable running adventure with breathtaking scenery, a unique ferry ride, and an experience you’ll want to relive again and again. Lace up your shoes, embrace the challenge, and prepare for an epic journey that will leave you with cherished memories and an uncontainable runner’s high. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to conquer the island and create lasting friendships with fellow runners. We can’t wait to see you at the starting line!

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