8th Annual Defiance 50k - Saturday, October 7, 2017 8:00am


When does Registration open for 2016? June 1, 2016

When does Registration close? Online closes on October 5, 2016 at midnight. If the race is not sold out, there will be day-of-race registration.

Can I switch race distances after I have signed up? Yes, you can switch distances at packet pick-up. There are no refunds. If you move up in distances please be prepared to pay the price difference. Pick up your packet first and then go to the registration table where the timer will reassign your bib number.

What if I sustain a injury or can't make it to the event, what are my options? Sorry, there are no refunds or roll overs for medical reasons.

I registered, but have learned that I will be unable to participate.  Is my entry fee refundable? Our policy is no refunds, no transfers to another individual or to another TCMA event, and no rollovers to the next year's race. Sorry, no exceptions.

Can an entry be transferred to someone else? No.
Can I pick up someone else's race packet? Yes, as long as you have permission from them to do so. Written permission is not required.

Can I pick up my race packet on race day? Yes, there will be packet pick-up on race day at the start from 6:30am to 7:45am.

Will I get a shirt or vest? You can purchase a log-sleeve tech shirt or a vest (or both) with your registration. This year we will not have shirts or vests that come with the registration.

What time does the race start? At 8:00 AM.

Can I start early? For this race there is no early start available.

Do I need to carry water at the race? We recommend you carry one bottle.

Will there be professional photographers on the course? Yes, our professional photography is provided by On The Run Events.

Is the race Chip Timed? Yes, Chip Start, Chip Finish.

Do you get a finisher medal? No, for this race there are no finishers medals. But there will be beer glasses (until we run out).

How many miles is the 50k? 31.1 miles.

Is the course flat? The course has an elevation change of 1300 feet, more information here <<

Where can I park? Parking information HERE

What is the weather like? It will be cold at the start. To see a forecast click >>HERE

Is there a gear check at the start? Your car - and you are welcome to leave a drop-bag at the start area with extra food / clothing.

Are there porta potties at the start? There are fixed bathrooms at the start and at Fort Nisqually.

Can I wear headphones during the race? Yes, be safe and don't turn them up so loud that you can't hear volunteers. We recommend leaving one ear bud out. Be safe out there.

Can I bring family to the post-race party? Yes, absolutely! The Harmon will have a post-race party set up and there will be a fire pit, music, food-specials and even a free beer for the runners (there is a beer ticket on your bib). Of course you can bring family and friends to celebrate your finish at the race!

Are we missing something? Please let us know and we will gladly make the addition. Contact Us