Jack & Jill’s Downhill Marathon is a fast gentle downhill course on one of Washington’s most scenic trails. North Bend, WA is located just 31 miles east of Seattle. Runners are bused to Hyak from North Bend. After you pass through the Snoqualmie Tunnel, you can enjoy the next 23 miles down a gradual 2000 foot net drop down the John Wayne Trail on a hard-packed, shaded dirt/gravel road. “YES” you will be able to use your finish time to qualify for Boston or chalk up a new PR. Either way, this 26.2 mile journey is breathtakingly beautiful and sure to be a favorite.