Spectator Guide

Cheering is a MUST – and yelling too. . . Bring your “Cow Bell!”

Key locations:


    from Broadway to Columbia on 8th Street. Bring your energy and your enthusiasm. Cheer your family and friends on at the finish line. Heck, cheer on the strangers! It’s so great to hear noise and clapping at the finish line. . . It pumps everyone up and keeps them motivated!!

  • Main Street: MILE 14.5
    Stand between McLoughlin (17th & 25th) the entire Street is closed and includes Water & Bands!

    Directions: Travel up Columbia or Broadway and park around 16th & 17th. Walk up towards location. Again look out for runners and walkers along the course (.9 Miles from Esther Short Park).

  • Fred Meyer Grand Central & The Rock: Mile 16.5
    Check out the Music and have a beer at the Rock!

  • Grand & Columbia House Blvd (Right off of HWY 14)

    DIRECTIONS : from Downtown – head East on Columbia Way to Columbia House, take a left on to Columbia House. Or take I-5 South to Hwy 14, Exit Columbia House Blvd (head East to Grand Blvd). 1.9 Miles from Esther Short Park

  • Marine Park: Mile 21.5

    Directions from Downtown: Head East on Columbia Way past Columbia House to Marine Parkway. About 3 miles from start line - 2.8 Miles from Esther Short Park

  • Beaches Restaurant: Mile 23.5
    Have a drink and cheer - DJ Raju will be mixing it up!

    Directions : Columbia Way to Columbia Shores (Take a left to the Beach) Homewood suites is supporting this Aid Station and also running a Shuttle Service from their hotel to the Finish line - approx. every 15 minutes. 1.7 Miles from Esther Short Park.

PLEASE DON’T go out to these AREAS:

  • Frenchman’s Bar – Because this is an out and back area, there is limited parking. Congestion and runners on the road could be dangerous. We ask you to please head to the other locations listed above.
  • Officer’s Row – another area that is difficult with Road Closures and limited access.

Thanks for your support!