Event Information

Whether you're a seasoned, century-ready cyclist or just starting out, Reach The Beach - Washington has the route for you!

This world-class bike tour features four different route options (see “About the Routes” below), ensuring that the event has a little something for everyone - from experienced cyclists to those new to distance riding.  The ride proceeds through stunningly varied landscapes including rolling countryside, scenic coastal stretches, and the panoramic splendor of the mighty timberlands of western Washington’s Cascade region.  Predominantly flat and fast, this intrepid course will offer riders an exceptional opportunity to Practice Riding in the Pacific Northwest. All riders, no matter which start, conclude their journey guided by winding rivers carving their way to the Pacific Ocean before the final stretch to the finish line in Westport.

Reach The Beach - Washington is an incredible ride with top notch support.

Full support includes:

  • Gold Wing Volunteer RiderTwo lunch stops
  • Rest stops approximately every 15 miles
  • A gourmet finish line dinner and beach party
  • Medical and mechanical support on course
  • Baggage transfer (we'll ferry your bags from the start line to finish line)
  • Massage at the finish line
  • Friendly, supportive volunteers
  • Support vehicles on course, just in case you need a lift

And of course, a great cause

ABOUT THE CAUSE

The American Lung Association's mission is to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Read more about our organization.

ABOUT THE ROUTES

Couch potatoes, weekend warriors and seasoned cyclists will enjoy one of four different routes through western Washington's timberlands, rolling countryside, and scenic, coastal stretches on Reach The Beach - Washington. The roads are well marked making it easy to follow along the ride while you absorb 360 degrees of breathtaking scenery.  All routes end in beautiful Westport at the Washington Coast.

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MAP OF FULL COURSE

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

There are many ways to participate (see below).Whether you’re an active cyclist, or simply prefer to volunteer, the best way to get involved is to start your own personal, online fundraising page where you can raise funds to fight lung disease and promote clean air through education, advocacy and research. Proceeds from Reach The Beach - Washington will ensure a future with clean air, healthy lungs and smoke-free workplaces.

Riders and BarnCreate a team by registering as a Team Captain
Join an existing Team
Register as an individual rider
Donate to a participant or team
Sign up as a volunteer and fundraise for prizes!

AMAZING PRIZES AND REWARDS

As if the picturesque journey, the party and delicious food at every stop along the way were not enough, we also have great incentives to encourage you to raise financial support for the American Lung Association in Washington while participating in Reach The Beach - Washington. If you need some help with fundraising ideas to get started, check out our Fundraising page.

Our online tools make it fun and easy to quickly raise the funds needed to qualify for prizes, and donations are tax-deductible.

REGISTRATION

You may register as an individual, team member or team captain online by using the links under HOW TO PARTICIPATE on this page. You may also download and fill out a mail-in registration form (must be postmarked by or before August 31, 2017).

Be sure to review the Schedule of Events page for the dates of various registration price changes and registration cut off dates.

Children being PULLED  in a BIKE TRAILER only (not a tandem) are registered either by a mail-in registration form, at Packet Pick-up or Day of the event, for a $30.00 flat fee (no fundraising required).

Thank You to Our Local Sponsors