The hilly and challenging Columbia Gorge begins on the banks of the Columbia River; The course then winds up and through the Columbia River Gorge on the old scenic highway - past waterfalls, amazing vistas and colorful fall foliage.
The Columbia Gorge Marathon was the 246th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 269th largest in 2014.
Max Elevation: 866 feet (264m) Min Elevation: 82 feet (25m)
No course elevation available at this time.
Ratings & Reviews for the Columbia Gorge Marathon
5 Stars from
GW's review of 2016 Columbia Gorge Marathon.
Beautiful scenery. Challenging, hilly course. Nice support. Small field of under 300.
Easy start because there's a 3 mile hill climb starting at mile 19.