Our Trail Running Events

Race with Rock Candy Running

Beast of Big Creek

August 2023

Mount Ellinor, Hoodsport

A mountain race to a real summit. This classic PNW is back and we're stoked to take it over.

Little Backyard Adventure


LBA Park, Olympia

Many twisted loops, one stunning forest, your summer trail running event in the heart of the city.

A Six Hour Challenge.

Rock Candy Mountain Run

17 Sep 2022

Capitol Forest, Olympia

Go run, climb, then climb some more. Now scream down the mountain and do it all over again. A late summer mountain adventure in the Capitol Forest.
A Twelve Hour Challenge.


17 Dec 2022

Squaxin (Priest Point) Park, Olympia

Winter, trails, darkness, weather. Olympia, get ready for a fun and festive holiday treat.

Virtual VERT Challenge

4-7 Mar 2022

Your neighborhood hill

The Virtual VERT Challenge is back. Same crazy formula, but now we race the hills in the winter.

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Rock Candy events receive insurance coverage through USATF.

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Thank you
City of Olympia.

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Thank you
WA Department of Natural Resources.

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Thank you
USDA - Forest Service of the Olympic National Forest

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Our races are proudly "Trail Sisters Approved".

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