Sunflower Marathon & Relay
Saturday, May 11
Title Sponsor: Winthrop Mountain Sports
Early registration through April 12 is $75 for marathoners and $45 per person for adult relay team members. Relay teams can consist of 2-5 members. Registration includes transportation, a race souvenir t-shirt, post race lunch, random prizes, and awards. Over 500 runners compete in this race each year making it the
recreational event. The Sunflower is a perfect way to kick start your running
season and celebrate the arrival of summer. All indications point to an early North
Cascades Highway 20 opening making for easy access for racers from the west
side of the state. Race registration prices increases after April 12 so secure
your early registration now. Additional race information can be found on the MVSTA website. Methow
The Sunflower Marathon and Relay is hosted by the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association. (MVSTA). MVSTA is the nation’s largest cross-country ski area and maintains the trail system in the summer months for hiking, mountain biking, trail running, and horseback riding.
Title Sponsorship for the Sunflower Relay is provided by Winthrop Mountain Sports. Winthrop Mountain Sports is located in downtown
and offers a complete selection of
outdoor gear and apparel. Winthrop
Additional sponsors of the Sunflower Marathon and Relay include Backcountry Coffee, Blue Sky Real Estate, Central Reservations, Chewuch Inn, Freestone Inn, Goat’s Beard Mountain Supplies, Methow Cycle and Sport, Nordic Ultratune, River’s Edge Resort, Rocking Horse Bakery, Smartwool and Sun Mountain Lodge.