9th Annual Defiance 50k - Saturday, October 13th, 2018 8:00 am

30k Run

The Course

The course is two approximately 16.6 kilometer (10.3 mile) loops through old growth forest. Each loop will come by the start - finish.

Course is mostly single track and typically dry mid October. Train for some hills but the course is 95% run-able. 

This race is part of the Crown of the Sound 13.1 Series!

If you complete any 4 of the 6 races in 2014 you will receive a special TCMA Crown of the Sound 13.1 Series medal.

We will also keep score and will award age group winners of the series with age group ribbons.

See how the series works HERE

Go to COURSE INFO page for other event courses

Race Schedule

50K Start - 8:00AM 50K Finish
Owen's Beach, Pt. Defiance Owen's Beach, Pt. Defiance
30K Start - 8:00AM 30K Finish
Owen's Beach, Pt. Defiance Owen's Beach, Pt. Defiance
15K Start - 8:00AM 15K Finish
Owen's Beach, Pt. Defiance Owen's Beach, Pt. Defiance

Click HERE for entire EVENT SCHEDULE

Registration Info

OPENS June 1, 2017- 10:00 AM







6/1/17 - 7/31/17




8/1/17 - 9/30/17




10/1/17 - 10/5/17




Online closes at 10 am on 10/11/2017

10/13/17 (Pre-race packet pick-up)




Day of Race 10/14/17





  • A small transaction fee is assessed when registering online.
  • Price increases occur at midnight.
  • Shirts are optional and can be purchased with the registration. Long-sleeve tech shirts will be $20.00 and will be available to purchase until 9/14.

(Please read) TCMA Policies: All entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no transfers to another individual, and no roll-overs to the following year. All participants under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian in order to participate.  Sorry, no exceptions.  

Other Race Info

Gear Check

Gear check is not provided for this race. Most participants leave bags of gear and nutrition in their cars or in the picnis shelter at the start / finish. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Course Support

Aid will be available at the Start / Finish. Each loop comes through the Start / Finish. An aid station is located at Ft Nisqually approximately 5.3 miles into the 10.3 mile loop. We recommend carrying one bottle of water.

Chip Timing

All events will be chip timed by Rogue Multisport.  Chips need to be returned at the end of the race.

Time Limit

There is a time limit of 8 hours. To make sure all runners are within this time-limit, there is a cutoff time of 1:00pm for the start of the third loop. We will close the course at 4:00pm.


50k - plaque male & female overall
50k - 1st Masters male & female (over 40)

30K - Plaque, Male & Female overall
15K - Plaque, Male & Female overall