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Outdoor Recreation on Hood Canal
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2019 Event Calendar
Traveler Beer Mile
March 7, 2020
11am at Alderbrook Golf Club - Union, WA.
Grab your buds and drink some suds with Hood Canal Events for our annual Traveler Beer Mile in Union, WA. This is a 1.5 mile drinking race located along the quiet residential streets of the Alderbrook Golf Club. A treasure for beer lovers as well as race purists, this race features local Pacific Northwest beer and will be a timed event for our running and walking participants. The Traveler Beer Mile is open to all fitness levels as you encounter 3 "beer stations" along the course for participants over 21 years of age - don't worry, root beer for those under age.
Traveler 5.5K Run & Walk
Coming April, 2020
10am at Alderbrook Golf Club - Union, WA.
The 4th Annual Traveler 5.5K Run & Walk celebrates the return of spring on Hood Canal. “The Traveler,” a rock formation on the face of Mt. Washington in the Olympic Mountain range is visible only for a few months every year from Union, WA. This is a 3.4 mile (5.5K) race with some rolling hills along the residential streets of the Alderbrook Golf Club. Hood Canal Events is excited to feature t-shirt artwork designed by Kirk Endicott and to support Long Live the Kings, a non-profit hatchery on Hood Canal committed to restoring wild salmon and steelhead in the Pacific Northwest.
FjordinCrossin & Paddle the Canal
Coming June, 2020
1pm at Hoodsport Marina - Hoodsport, WA.
Hood Canal Events and The Hardware Distillery are racing a barrel of aquavit across Hood Canal at the 3rd annual FjordinCrossin in Hoodsport, WA. The traditional Norwegian style "Linie" aquavit produces its distinct flavor by crossing the equator and returning. The Hardware Distillery produces its aquavit in a similar fashion by crossing the canal and returning. The paddle race is a professionally timed 3-mile course open to any non-motorized vessel. At the sound of the horn, participants will race to their boats and paddle across the Canal and back from the Hoodsport Marina.
Swing Night at The Pointe
Coming August, 2020
5pm Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club - Union, WA.
Hood Canal Events and the Alderbrook Golf & Yacht Club present a night of Jazz at the Pointe! Dance, sing or just take in the nostalgia of old jazz standards like Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald and more. Enjoy a delicious artisan picnic and BBQ available through AGYC, craft cocktails provided by The Hardware Distillery, and a vintage car photo booth and swing costume contest with prizes. Visit the event page by clicking "Get Tickets" button below for more information and to reserve your spot for the fun! We'll see you for a swinging good time in August.
Traveler Trail Run
September 28, 2019
10am at Skokomish Park Lake Cushman, Hoodsport, WA.
The 3rd Annual Traveler Trail Run celebrates the end of summer on Hood Canal with a portion of this years events proceeds raised to support the National Park Foundation. The course runs along the well manicured trails of Skokomish Park, located on Lake Cushman, WA. This is a 5-mile trail race with some challenging hills and unbelievable views as you cascade through a mature forest laying in the foothills of the Olympic Mountain Range. Escape the city and #BeTheTraveler while you unplug and reconnect with the allure of the Pacific Northwest.
"The Hood Canal has been begging for events like these, amazing Pacific Northwest events and recreation"
Miranda Schweiner - September, 2018
"What a better way to experience the Pacific Northwest than by being in it, love that I got to #BeTheTraveler"
Blake Turner - June, 2018