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NEW RACE ROUTE – 2013 Race

Driving directions :…. From Trinkets & Treasures in Fall City, to US-2 E/Stevens Pass Hwy


Starting from:   33511 – SE Redmond-Fall City Rd

1 Head northwest on WA-HWY 202 West.

2 Turn right onto NE Ames Lake Rd

3 Continue onto Ames Lake-Carnation Rd NE

4 Continue onto NE Carnation Farm Rd

5 Turn left onto WA-203 N/Carnation Duvall Rd NE/Fall City Duvall Rd

6 At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit ontoNE 124th St

7 Turn right onto W Snoqualmie Valley Rd NE

8 Continue onto High Bridge Rd

9 Turn right onto 179th Ave SE/Crescent Lake Rd Continue to follow Crescent Lake Rd

10 Continue onto Tualco Rd

11 Continue onto Tualco Loop Rd

12 Turn right onto Tualco Rd

13 Turn right to stay on Tualco Rd

14 Turn left onto WA-203 N/Monroe Duvall Rd Continue to follow WA-203 N

15 Turn right onto E Main St

16 Continue onto Old Owen Rd

17 Turn left onto Oaks St

18 Turn right onto Woods Creek Rd

19 Turn right onto S Lake Roesiger Rd

20 Turn left onto N Carpenter Rd

21 Continue onto Robe Menzel Rd

22 Continue onto S Granite Ave

23 Turn right onto E Galena St

24 Turn right onto S Alder Ave

25 Turn left onto Menzel Lake Rd

26 Continue onto N Lake Roesiger Rd

27 Turn left onto Woods Creek Rd

28 Turn left onto Oaks St

29 Turn right onto Old Owen Rd

30 Continue onto E Main St

31 Turn left onto WA-203 S/S Lewis St Continue to follow WA-203 S

32 Turn left onto Ben Howard Rd

33 Turn left onto Mann Rd

34 Turn right onto Stevens Ave

35 Turn left onto Sultan Basin Rd

36 Turn left to stay on Sultan Basin Rd

37 Slight right onto Kellogg Lake Rd

38 Turn left onto US-2 E/Stevens Pass Hwy

Arriving at US-2 E/Stevens Pass Hwy

Driving directions to US-12 W


Starting from US-2 E/Stevens Pass Hwy

1 Head northeast on US-2 E/Stevens Pass Hwy Continue to follow US-2 E

2 Take the ramp to US-97 S

3 Turn right onto US-97 S

4 Turn left to stay on US-97 S

5 Turn left onto Smithson Rd

6 Turn right onto Reecer Creek Rd

7 Turn left onto W University Way

8 Take the 1st right onto N Wenas St

9 Turn right onto W 5th Ave

10 Take the 1st left onto N Railroad Ave

11 Continue onto Anderson Rd

12 Turn left onto Damman Rd/Schaake Rd/Umptanum Rd Continue to follow Umptanum Rd

13 Turn right onto Canyon Rd

14 Turn left onto WA-821 N/Thrall Rd

15 Turn left to merge onto I-82 E towardYakima

16 Take exit 31A to merge onto US-12 Wtoward N 1st St/Naches

17 Turn left onto Ackley Rd

18 Turn right onto W Powerhouse Rd

19 Take the 1st left onto S Naches Rd

20 Turn left onto US-12 W

Arriving at US-12 W

Total: 143 mi – about 2 hours 50 mins


Starting from US-12 W

1 Head west on US-12 W toward Jennings Ln

2 Turn left to stay on US-12 W

3 Turn right onto WA-123 N This road may be seasonally closed

4 Turn left onto Mather Memorial Pkwy/WA-410 W Continue to follow WA-410 W This road may be seasonally closed

5 Continue onto Chinook Pass Hwy This road may be seasonally closed

6 Continue onto WA-410 W/SE Enumclaw Chinook Pass Rd Continue to follow WA-410 W This road may be seasonally closed

Arriving at SE 448th St/Roosevelt Ave E

Total: 108 mi – about 2 hours 10 mins

Driving directions to Trinkets & Treasures 33511 – SE Redmond-Fall City Rd, in Fall City, Wa. 98024


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Starting from SE 448th St/Roosevelt Ave E

1 Head west on SE 448th St/Roosevelt Ave Etoward Watson St N Continue to follow Roosevelt Ave E

2 Turn right onto Griffin Ave

3 Turn right onto WA-169 N/Porter St Continue to follow WA-169 N

4 Turn left onto SE 231st St

5 Slight right to merge onto WA-18 E toward N Bend

6 Continue onto Snoqualmie Pkwy

7 Turn left onto WA-202 W/Railroad Ave Continue to follow WA-202 W

8 At the traffic circle, take the 2nd exit onto WA-202 W/SE Redmond-Fall City Rd

Arriving at SE Redmond-Fall City Rd

Total: 35.7 mi – about 55 mins

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2012 Race Map!

Click here to view this year’s race map!