Course Description

Flat and fast with turns that again demand your judgment. Bring your tactical sense but don’t forget your ‘cross skills for the shootout in it’s spectacular setting by the lake.

#protip by Steve Fisher – “Pick some fast tires for today if you can. Not necessarily more pressure though because you need to corner well through the twisty sections.”

Driving Directions

Encouraged transportation modes that are low to no impact:

  • Riding to the venue via the Burke Gilman
  • Car-pooling with team mates
  • Taking the bus to the event

From Interstate 5, you can exit at either N.E. 45th Street (Exit #169) or N.E. 65th Street (Exit #171).

From the N.E. 45th Street exit, go east on 45th, past the University of Washington, and down the 45th Street ramp. Continue east past University Village Shopping Center. Bear left and continue about 2 miles. You will pass Seattle Children’s Hospital and Sand Point Village/Princeton Avenue.

From the I-5 N.E. 65th Street exit, head east approximately four miles on 65th (stay on the arterial!) until you have crossed Sand Point Way N.E. into the N.E. 65th Street entrance to Warren G. Magnuson Park.

From State Route 520 (SR520)

  • Take the Montlake Boulevard exit (north) and continue north about 1 mile.
  • Bear to the right as Montlake Boulevard becomes NE 45th Street, continue past University Village Shopping Center.
  • Continue east through the NE 45th/Union Bay Place intersection. As the street bears to the left and north, it then becomes Sand Point Way NE.
  • Continue on Sand Point Way NE about 2 miles, you will pass Seattle Children’s Hospital and Sand Point Village/Princeton Avenue.

Schedule

Time Category Duration Podium Presentation
9:30am Cat 4 Men
Cat 4 Master Men 35+
Master Men 55+
40 minutes 11:30am
10:20am Cat 4 Master Men 45+
Clydesdale Class
Master Men 60+
Beginning Men
40 minutes 11:30am
10:30am Little Kids Race separate, kid-specific course (Free!)
11:10am Cat 3 Women
Master Women 50+
Cat 3/4 Master Women
Cat 4 Women
Beginning Women
40 minutes 1:30pm
12:00pm Cat 3 Master Men 35+
Cat 3 Master Men 45+
Master Men 50+
Elite Master Women
45 minutes 1:30pm
1:00pm High School Boys & Girls
Middle School Boys & Girls
3rd – 5th Grade Boys & Girls
1st & 2nd Grade Boys & Girls
30 minutes 2:00pm
1:40pm Cat 3 Men
SS Men
SS Women
45 minutes 3:15pm
2:40pm Elite Men
Elite Master Men
Elite Women
60 minutes 4:00pm

VENUE: Warren G. Magnuson Park
CITY/STATE: Seattle, WA

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Course Map

Additional Information

  • If this is your first MFG race of the year, or you need a chip/bib, please come to registration. If you are pre-registered and have your chip/bib you do not need to come to registration.
  • For latest news and updates be sure and check out MFG’s Facebook page.

Tent Setup in Seattle Parks:

  • Tents with blank tops can be set up for no fee (example: a blue tent)
  • Tents with club logos that do not promote a commercial licensed for-profit or not-profit organization can be set up for no fee (example: Soft Like Kitten’s tent).
  • Tents with logos promoting a commercial licensed for-profit or not-profit organization must pay a $50 fee for each tent (examples: Team Group Health’s or Team Audi’s tent). Payment for these tents will be collected by Zac Daab on site day of race.

Race Day Checklist!
Be sure and go through this checklist to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything!

Tasty Bites
Be sure and visit the Here and There food truck to try some of their delicious eats! (#protip – the vegetarian black bean sliders are tha bomb!)