Big Hurt originally took place in Port Angeles, Washington between the years of 1997-2004. It was organized by the Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau. After a decade absence, local event organizers re-established the race in 2015, and have been hosting it ever since. In 2019, organizers decided to start honoring local citizens who have played a key role in the success of Big Hurt – Big Hurt Legends, so to speak. We have been honored to have these great folks and their support over the years:

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With each Peninsula Adventure Sports event, race directors aim to create healthy and fun events at reasonable prices that also benefit the community by creating partnerships, enhancing tourism and boosting the local economy.

A portion of race proceeds is donated to non-profit groups that support local recreational assets or outdoor recreation for youth.

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