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Ghost of Seattle Half Marathon, Marathon and 50K NWUltras annual club run.

THE 2018 GHOST OF SEATTLE MARATHON WILL BE HELD ON Saturday November 24th 2018.

NW Ultras a 5013C Non-Profit running club that puts on one private club run per year. We feed the less fortunate at the Seattle Outdoor Meal Site each month.

Packet pickup is Day Of Race only.

Due to emergency information and planning we do not allow transfers deferrals or refunds.

By donating to our event you will receive a high quality long sleeve hoodie sweatshirt, prizes awarded to the top male and female in each event, great finisher medals and excellent aid / finish recovery areas.

We encourage everyone to bring a blanket to donate at the event. We will donate new and lightly used small and large blankets to the Seattle Humane Society and to the Seattle Outdoor Meal Site.

Due to the sidewalk nature of the event we unfortunately cannot accept wheel chairs, dogs or strollers at the event.

Race is USTAF certified and a Boston Marathon qualifier.

There will be 5 porta potties at the start/finish and one at the Leschi aid station.
The Seattle Ghost Marathon races include 13.1 half, 26.2 full and 50K options.

The run starts from tiny Ferdinand Street Boat Launch north of Seward Park (not in Seward Park) in Seattle. Runners must park in the neighborhoods off S Ferdinand St and walk a few blocks.

Saturday November 24th 2018
6am = 50K start and early marathon. No early half runners.
7am = Marathon start
8am = Half marathon start
The early start is for 50K and marathon runners planning on taking more than 6 hours.
The course, aid stations and finish recovery area will shut down at 2:00 pm so please plan accordingly.
Overall winners will only be from those that start at the designated race time.
Boston qualifer USATF course certification number WA09059MW

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The course will open at 6:00 am and close at 2:00 pm. more...


Entry Form
Databar entry for online payment for all three Seattle Ghost events.

The entry fee of $95.00 (plus fees) will be used to pay for supplies and race costs. All surplus money at year end will be donated to charity. Last year Green Lake Rowing, Seattle Outdoor Meal Site, Seattle Humane Society, Miracle Ranch Mexico, ALS and American Breast Cancer Society all benefited from your participation.


Course Description
It is a flat half marathon course run in two loops for the marathon. It goes to the South around Seward Park and follows Lk WA Blvd North past Leschi.

Aid Stations
There will be 2 aid stations. Start/Finish and Leschi Park. This allows aid every 3.2 miles (or less)


Seattle Ghost is near Seward Park in Seattle. Parking is only for the start/finish recovery area in Mt Baker Park near Ferdinand St and Lk WA Blvd. It is about 0.4 miles North of Seward Park. I have 4 porta potties at the start/finish area.

Seattle Weather
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Entrant List
Click for list of paid entrants.

See pictures of the event from the last few years.


These sponsors have donated time, money or products to help us.
Odin Brewery
Outdoor Research

We need help at the Start / Finish and Leschi Park Aid Stations. All supplies will be provided by the race group. Volunteers must be over the age of 15 please.


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