Race Info

Race Information/Logistics

Complete Race Info/Logistics

Entry Fee $175 per 5 person team, $95 per 2 person team, $65 per solo   marathoner.
Race Date Feb. 25th, 2017
Race Time Starts at 9:00 a.m.  Depending on how many teams sign up, there may be a 2nd start time of 10:00 a.m. to minimize congestion at the exchanges.  This will be determined by mid-February.  Walking ONLY teams will start at 7:30 am to minimize the demand on our volunteers.
Team Size Solo, 2 person team, 5 person team (3 or 4 runners may compete as a 5 person team).
Team Category Business, Family, School, Clydesdale, or Open.
Team Division Men’s Team, Women’s Team, Coed, Masters Men, Masters Women, Masters   Mixed, Junior Boys (under 18), Junior Girls, & Junior Mixed.
Race Start The Three Capes Relay starts at the intersection of Bayocean Rd. NW and Bayshore Drive adjacent to Cape Meares Lake.
Race Finish Web County Park at Cape Kiwanda in Pacific City.
Exchange Points See this page for descriptions of legs, exchange points, and maps.
Parking

Please park individual vehicles at the Tillamook High School parking lot and come together in one shuttle vehicle per team to the start line.  Start line parking is limited.  Please park along Cape Meares Lake or the shoulder of the road going out to the Spit.  If you park near the start line, park in the direction you will be leaving to minimize congestion after the start.

Volunteers will be at each exchange point directing people where to safely park.  

Leg 1, traffic detour There is no drive through traffic on leg 1 due to a road closure.  The full detour is 16 miles, but it is 12 miles to the first exchange zone in Oceanside.  If you are not familiar with the detour, please see this map.  After the start, drive promptly to exchange  zone 1 as to not miss it.
Shuttle Bus If you are a solo runner and need a ride from Pacific City (finish line area) to the start please e-mail patrick@ultimookrace.com.
Bathrooms

There will be bathrooms or port-a-potties at the following locations in order (plus some):  

1.  At the start.  

2.  Cape Meares Light House, adjacent to course.  

3.  Oceanside Beach Recreational Area, 100 yards from exchange point one.

4.  Netarts Community County Park, adjacent to course.

5.  Exchange point 2, start of leg 3 at the Whiskey Creek Fish Hatchery South parking lot.  A port-a-potty will be in the main parking area (just past the hatchery).  There will also be a bathroom available as a backup at the fish hatchery.  

6.  Exchange point 3, start of leg 4, at the top parking lot at Cape Lookout State Park.

7.  Exchange point 4, start of last leg, at Whalen Island County Park.  The bathroom facility is at the park 1,000 meters from the exchange via Whalen Island Rd.  

8.  Finish line at Web County Park

.9.  There are many more along the route.

T-Shirts Performance t-shirts come along with the registration cost for those   teams registering before Feb. 15th.  T-shirts will not be included for those registering after Feb. 15th.  Be aware that performance t-shirts run one size larger than a normal t-shirt.
Timing This event is a fundraiser for THS track and field.   There will be no fancy chip timing for this event.  We will keep finish times for teams, but individual leg times need to be kept by the team.  We will provide a split sheet for you to fill out during the race.  You can then submit split times online to be a part of the archive.  Finish times will be available at the finish, but leg times will not be available until later that weekend.  They will be posted on the website at www.threecapesrelay.com.
Awards Every participant will receive a custom Three Capes Relay Medal when crossing the finish line.  There will be no awards given to winning teams as the finishing time is so staggered. 
Pre-Race Packet Pickup & Late Registration Team captains please pick up your packets from 6 to 8 pm in the foyer of Tillamook High School on Feb. 24th.  You can also register up to this time.  Packets can also be picked up the morning of the race from 7-8:30 am near the starting line, but no new registrations will be accepted at that time.
Registration Register for this event using two different methods, both by visiting   our registration page.  1.  Print out registration page, fill out, and mail to Ultimook Running Camp, 9455 Kilchis River Rd., Tillamook, OR 97141 or fax to 503.815.9326.  2.  The second method has 2 steps.  Fill out our online form on the registration page.  Then use our online shopping system to purchase your entrance online.

Runners Safety – The road will not be closed so runners need to be aware of oncoming traffic. Runners should run on the left side of the road. Runners, teammates, and support personnel are highly encouraged to wear a reflective vest or florescent shirt.  Runners need to understand that they need to take their safety serious and great care must be exercised at all times by runners and team vehicles. Aid Stations – Water will be available at all leg exchanges.  An aid station will be at the finish line.  All leg exchange points will have an official who can radio ahead for help or take you to the finish line.

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