KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Participants in the North Olympic Discovery Marathon OMC 5K/10K race take off from the start at Port Angeles City Pier on Saturday.

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS Participants in the North Olympic Discovery Marathon OMC 5K/10K race take off from the start at Port Angeles City Pier on Saturday.

NORTH OLYMPIC DISCOVERY MARATHON: The marathon weekend in photos

More than 2,000 people from as far away as Amsterdam and Atlanta descended upon the Olympic Peninsula this weekend for two days of races, medals, music, beer and most of all, rain. There were local winners, Canadian winners and a winner from Colorado. Check out the weekend in photos.

More than 2,000 people from as far away as Amsterdam and Atlanta descended upon the Olympic Peninsula this weekend for two days of races, medals, music, beer and most of all, rain. There were local winners, Canadian winners and a winner from Colorado. Check out the weekend in photos.

Sixth graders take off for the North Olympic Discovery Marathon kids’ marathon Saturday afternoon. Children as young as preschool took on the 1.2-mile course. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula News)

Sixth graders take off for the North Olympic Discovery Marathon kids’ marathon Saturday afternoon. Children as young as preschool took on the 1.2-mile course. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula News)

Marathon winners Derek Binnersley and Natasha Parsons, both of Nanaimo, B.C., with their first-place posters after the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula News)

Marathon winners Derek Binnersley and Natasha Parsons, both of Nanaimo, B.C., with their first-place posters after the North Olympic Discovery Marathon. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula News)

Langdon Larson and Lauren Larson of Port Angeles won a total of three races this weekend. Langdon won the men’s 5K, while Lauren won the women’s 5K on Saturday and the women’s half-marathon Sunday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula News)

Langdon Larson and Lauren Larson of Port Angeles won a total of three races this weekend. Langdon won the men’s 5K, while Lauren won the women’s 5K on Saturday and the women’s half-marathon Sunday. (Pierre LaBossiere/Peninsula News)

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS The 10K women’s winner Saturday was Melissa Snobeck of Arvada, Colo.

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS The 10K women’s winner Saturday was Melissa Snobeck of Arvada, Colo.

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS 10K men’s winner John Mauro of Port Townsend is a former marathon winner.

KEITH THORPE/PENINSULA DAILY NEWS 10K men’s winner John Mauro of Port Townsend is a former marathon winner.

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