Spearheading the vision of the Olympic Discovery Trail since 1988.
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It’s time for a little healthy competition! The National Bike Challenge is a free nationwide event held every year from May 1 through September 30. Thousands of cyclists—from grizzled vets to brand-new riders—record their miles and compete at the local, state, and national level. This year’s goal is to “unite 75,000 riders to pedal 35 … Continue reading Join the National Bike Challenge
Runners! Celebrate the summer solstice and support the Peninsula Trails Coalition at the Longest Day of Trails 5K, 10K, and Half Marathon. Saturday, June 20, 2015. Port Townsend Boat Haven, 2601 Washington Street, on the Larry Scott Memorial Trail. Races begin at 9 a.m. Three-hour time limit for the half marathon. The Course: Flat and fast out-and-back course on the scenic … Continue reading 2015 Longest Day of Trails 5K, 10K, Half Marathon
Get your bike ready for cycling season and support the Peninsula Trails Coalition and local businesses at the same time! Our 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser is March 20-21 and April 10-11. For every bike tuned up on those dates, all seven North Olympic Peninsula bicycle shops, listed below, are donating 100% of the tune-up labor charges to … Continue reading Save the Date: 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser
On February 6, 2015, heavy rain caused a rushing Dungeness River to wash away six support pilings and a trestle from the iconic Railroad Bridge near the Audubon Center in Sequim, resulting in the closure of that section of the Olympic Discovery Trail until further notice. The westside walkway onto the bridge broke apart, making the area … Continue reading Dungeness River Railroad Bridge Closed
Thank you to the 21 new Peninsula Trails Coalition members, 38 renewing members, and six new lifetime members who took advantage of the final month of old rates during our October 2014 Membership Drive. We deeply appreciate everyone’s support. We are also ever grateful to the lapsed members who renewed. We’re glad you’re back! Every … Continue reading Fall Membership Drive Results
It was a perfect day for running on Port Townsend’s Larry Scott Memorial Trail, the official beginning point of the Olympic Discovery Trail. Thanks to our enthusiastic participants, fantastic volunteers, and generous sponsors: Jefferson Healthcare, Jefferson County Parks & Recreation, the Port Townsend Food Co-Op, Sport Townsend, and the Port of Port Townsend. Visit the ODT Facebook page for photos from … Continue reading 2014 PTC Turkey Trot 5K and Kids 1-Mile Run Results
Join us at these events hosted by or benefitting the Peninsula Trails Coalition and Olympic Discovery Trail:
2/5-3/26: Sequim Traveler’s Journal Series
3/27 & 28: FREE Family Bike Ride with the PTC, 10 a.m., Cape George Trailhead to Port Townsend (all downhill!). Part of Jefferson Healthcare’s Passport to Wellness Health Fair.
4/8: PTC Board Meeting, 7 p.m., Olympic Medical Center, Port Angeles
4/10-11: 2nd Annual Bike Tune-Up Fundraiser
4/11: OAT Run 12K, Half Marathon
May 13: Annual Membership Meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Dungeness River Audubon Center. All are welcome! Refreshments, ODT updates, socializing with fellow trail users.
June 20: Longest Day of Trails 5K, 10K, Half Marathon
9/18: GOAT Run 13.1 & 26.2
9/26-27: Dungeness RiverFest 100th Anniversary
October: Volunteer Appreciation Party
November: Turkey Trot 5K
1/1/16: New Year’s Day 5K/10K
PTC Board Meetings: 2nd Wednesday of every month
What Is the Peninsula Trails Coalition?
The Peninsula Trails Coalition, founded in 1988, is the all-volunteer nonprofit that advocates for the completion and maintenance of the Olympic Discovery Trail, a nonmotorized multiuse trail system connecting communities across Washington’s North Olympic Peninsula. The ODT is a catalyst for recreation, tourism, and economic development.