The Big Hurt

A four-leg test of endurance, strength, and tenacity intertwined with the beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula. From the foothills of the Olympic Mountains to the shores of the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Relay Teams and individuals in the Iron Division gather from far and wide to explore Port Angeles in Washington State and its incredible surroundings via bike, kayak, and foot.

Participants begin on mountain bikes and ride 16.5 miles on logging roads, single-track trails and pavement before reaching the Waterfront Park in downtown Port Angeles. From the beach, participants kayak 3 miles, embark on a 30-mile road bike journey and endure a 10-kilometer run along one of the jewels of the area, the scenic Olympic Discovery Trail.

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