12 Apr 2017
One of the Pacific Northwest’s best-known marathon events and the largest relay in the world, Hood to Coast Relay hosts races throughout the region. This year, Seabrook welcomes this exciting event on Saturday, June 2, 2019! Not only does this relay challenge the area’s boldest distance runners, but it also makes a positive impact—supporting a number of charities including the American Cancer Society.
As you begin planning your trip to Seabrook, Washington, be sure to browse our helpful resources including our Outdoor Activities page. You’ll discover some of our favorite things to do in Seabrook, like hiking and biking, plus learn where you can rent water sports equipment or sign up for lessons. Don’t forget to also check our Events page to find out about more exciting events like the Hood to Coast Relay!
What You Need to Know About the Hood to Coast Relay
Join in on this 77-mile course to help support several excellent charities while bonding with other runners and staying in shape! Beginning at Lake Isabella on the Hood Canal, the relay will end right on the Pacific shores of Seabrook. As you approach Seabrook, you’ll witness gorgeous ocean views beckoning you to the finish line.
Runners are broken up into teams of four to six, with a total limit of 450 teams, who will work together to complete this 12-leg relay. For participants who want to compete at a slower pace, there will also be a 52-mile walking relay from Elma Elementary School to the Seabrook beach finish line. To help you prepare for the event, review the course map and get a sense of what kind of terrain you’ll be running or walking over.
The Finish Line Celebration
Though the run takes place on Saturday, the festivities will begin on Friday with a welcome party for the runners! Enjoy live music and local cuisine from food trucks as well as an on-site beer and wine garden. The beer and wine tents will reopen when the race has finished on Saturday so that runners can celebrate their accomplishment with a refreshing beverage. Food trucks and a live DJ will also greet the participants and their supporters for another day of music, food, and drink after this relay.
Enjoy Your Stay in Seabrook Following the Race
After the Hood Coast Relay has wrapped up, you can unwind in the charming town of Seabrook at one of our many rental properties. Sit around one of the community campfires with other runners and rest your legs or just relax in your vacation rental, many of which feature a private outdoor hot tub.
Coasting is a delightful, four-bedroom cottage with tons of amenities and space for up to ten guests. The light, airy decor complements the home’s proximity to the beach and parks nearby. In the evenings, make dinner in the fully equipped, updated kitchen. You’ll love staying at this vacation property with access to your own outdoor hot tub, a fire pit, outdoor shower, croquet, bocce ball, beach toys and equipment, as well as puzzles and games.
Browse our complete catalog of available properties and start planning your getaway to Seabrook today!