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Visit Olympia

While you're in town, check out what else Olympia has to offer.

After Party

Runners and friends, joins us at 3 Mags on Aug 10th 3pm, right after the race, for an epic (and family-friendly) after party in their barrel room.
Refreshing beer and inventive bar food makes for a perfect way to celebrate your trail adventure and indulge in the best Olympia has to offer. Runners get a free beer* with their registration! Volunteers just need to show up and keep hbugging the exhausted race directors. Everyone else is welcome to join the fun.

Please RSVP here to help 3Mags plan for the day.

*Restrictions apply.

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Where to stay

The Governor, a Coast Hotel

Right in the heart of downtown, conveniently located in walking distance of many of the spots we mentioned below.

Hilton Garden Inn Olympia

Conveniently located close to the freeway, just a few minutes from LBA Park.

Hotel RL Olympia

Located on the Westside of town overlooking Capitol Lake.

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Where to eat

Eastside Big Toms

Olympia's much loved drive through burger joint. Oh, and soft serve ice cream. Perfect stop before the drive home, right on Pacific, close to the freeway!

Three Magnets Brewing

Every rotating selection of deliciously crafty IPAs and an always delicious pub menu of delightfully tasty treats.

State & Central

Located at, well State Ave and Central on the Eastside of Olympia this corner diner serves up the best Juicy Lucy you've ever had. Never had one...? Well, that is meant as an invitation.

Olympia Coffee Company

From handcrafted espresso beverages to on demand pour overs and iced coffee beverages Olympia Coffee with several locations around town is the place to chill and refuel.

Old School Pizzeria

Come for the 80's vibe and New York style slices, stay for the pinball machines and trip down nostalgia lane.

Left Bank Pastries

Nothing fuels a pre-race morning better than a handcrafted French pastry. Works also great as an after race reward.

Well 80

Pub food, well-made beer, Olympia-style. Delicious.

222 Market

The fantastic 222 Market in downtown offers a cluster of great restaurants all under one roof. Get your baked goods at the Bread Peddler, delicious authentic Mexican fare at Dos Hermanos Mexican Kitchen and the best seafood in town at Chelsea Farms.

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What to do

Staying a bit longer and wanting to explore of what the city has to offer? We got you covered.

Priest Point Park

Olympia's downtown, water, forest, trails, beach, everything is awesome park.

Farmers Market

Farmers Markets are always great, and this one's a good one.

Capitol Campus

The State Capitol grounds are impressive any day of the year and worth a visit.

REI Olympia

Need last minute gear? Visit your friendly neighborhood REI for any trail beta and if you forgot your lube for race day.

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