About the marathon:

We'll start off in Puyallup, at the Y Run Club's base Starbucks. From there we'll run from Starbucks to Starbucks for 26.2 miles, ending in Tacoma. This is a fat-ass style marathon for coffee drinkers with a running problem - a free, no frills, self-supporting fun run. The only aid station you'll find is Starbucks, so best bring your own, or bring your $$ for a grande drink of choice! There aren't any course marshals - though we will try to mark the route. Just in case, know your course! Roads are open with traffic. You will need to plan a way to get back to Puyallup after the race - we may be able to coordinate some carpooling, but nothing is guaranteed. There are shirts avaiable for purchase, and all finishers will recieve a medal. Our only rule is that you must have your picture taken by our volunteer at specified Starbucks.

To all of those that participanted in this year's race, we want to say "Thank you". It was a wet and wild race, but that did not stop the Maniacs from having a lot of fun. Shawna Wilskey won the race with a winning time of 3:40:50 in the long marathon course, and Arthur Martineau was right behind her as the top male runner, he ran the course in 3:41:00. We want to extend a special thanks to all the volunteers that helped out with the race, and to the organizers (Eric Barnes, Michelle Barnes, and Steve Walters). We look forward to another great race next year.

Registration:Check back later for registration for the 2010 race.

PARTICIPANTS IN THIS EVENT ASSUME ALL RISKS OF SUCH PARTICIPATION. Participants certify that they are physically fit and sufficiently trained to complete such portion of this event as they choose to complete. By electing to participate in this event, the participant waives, releases and discharges from any and all claims, losses or liabilities for death, personal injury, partial or permanent disability, property damage, medical or hospital bills or theft which may arise out of or relate to participation in this event. Participants agree not to sue, and to hold harmless any and all persons, sponsors, volunteers, participants or government agencies for any and all claims or liabilities that they have waived, released or discharged by their participation in Michelle's Grande-Ass Marathon.