Breakaway Promotions Events- Race Photos- Columbia Gorge Half Marathon, Full Marathon, Rel


Breakaway Promotions Events- Race Photos- Columbia Gorge Half Marathon, Full Marathon, Rel


A breathtaking run along the historic Columbia River Highway State Park trail.

Be sure to review the Scenic Oregon Run Series Cancellation Policy below before registering.  You may also opt to purchase second-party insurance through Runreg. 

Dog Leg Half Marathon

The Dog Leg Half Marathon is a celebration of the bond between runner and canine running partner. Both you and your running buddy will be chip timed and receive Finisher Medals when you cross the Finish Line! 

You and your partner will be the center of a lot of attention 🐕 enjoy the well-deserved kudos! Thank you, and your four legged friend, for spreading smiles along the course!

Aid Stations

This out and back course has Aid Stations runners visit twice. The Aid Stations are spaced every 1 – 3 miles along the course. Aid stations will have water Gatorade, bananas, GU and gummy bears. There are dozens of Port-a-Potties at the Race Start and Race Finish Area and at most Aid Stations.

Live Results

Live results, including Half Marathon turnaround splits, are available during the event at the Finish Area Results Tent and on the website. 

Chip Timing

Your chip time starts when you cross the start line. Make certain your bib number is visible when crossing the finish line. The bibs are disposable. If you have any timing concerns please speak with the timing company near the Finish Line Announcers Tent.

Full Marathon

Miles: 26.2 miles
Total Elevation: 1,882 feet
Largest Hill: 5% grade
Aid Stations: 12
Surface: 100% paved

Start Time:  9:00 am

At 9:00 am full marathon runners start by leaving Washington, heading over the historic Bridge of the Gods and taking in sweeping views of the Columbia River and the foothills of the Cascades.

Runners stay cool on warm summer days by crossing creeks along 4 bridges running on a paved path under a thick shaded canopy in an old-growth forest. 


Half Marathon

Miles: 13.1 miles
Total Elevation: 1,112 feet
Largest Hill: 5% grade
Aid Stations: 5
Surface: 100% paved

Half Marathon runners self-select their start field. Your chip time starts when you cross the start line. 

  • 9:30 am 5-8 Minute Mile Pace

  • 9:40 am 8-9 Minute Mile Pace

  • 9:50 am 9-10 Minute Mile Pace

  • 10 am10+ Minute Mile Pace

  • 10:02 am Dog Leg

  • 10:04 am Walkers

Walkers welcomed and celebrated! 7 hour half-marathon cut-off time.


Relay Marathon

Relay Half Marathon: The first relay runner runs to the Half Marathon Turnaround in Mosier. The second runner drives to Mosier, walks up the trail to the Half Marathon Turnaround, and completes the second half of the Half Marathon.

Relay Driving Directions:

It takes about 10 minutes to drive to Mosier on I-84 from Hood River.  Get off the freeway at exit 69 and follow the signs for the Scenic Columbia Highway trail head. Park at the Trailhead parking lot and walk up the trail a half mile to the Half Marathon Turnaround.