• Passport2Pain

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    A Challenge for Every Appetite!

    September 8, 2018

    Up to 80 miles and 10,000 ft. of vertical ‒ with a barbecue for everyone!

    September 8, 2018

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Sometimes it just takes a little motivation to get up those hills.

Welcome!P2P is Tough and Fun!

P2P started in 2011 with 12 test riders, "just to see if it would work". Unfortunately, it did. We were competitive rowers who "rode" Vashon's hills in off-season training so we "rowed" faster when we got back in boats.

We thought: What if we strung all these hills together into one epic Island circuit? What if we issued passports to be stamped at the bottom of the worst hills as proof you got there...and had to get back up?

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Passport2Pain benefits the Vashon Island Rowing Club. Proceeds go to financial aid for our Juniors and to maintain and replace our boats.


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P2P proceeds go to financial aid for Juniors and to our boats!