When & Where?
"Now bid me run, And I will strive with things impossible." -Julius Caesar
Test your mental and physical fortitude on the "backyard" 3.1 mile course through a unique and historic (and working) Cascades ranch. The course gravel road and singletrack (no pavement) and amazing views. Run for 3, 6, 12, or 24 hours!
Saturday, October 7, 2023
What is the race schedule?
There will be a pre-race briefing 15-minutes prior to start, at the start line.
What is the course?
The route consists of a 3.1 mile loop around the ranch. After 3 hours you change directions, and change back every 3 hours. A sample of the course can be viewed at https://www.strava.com/segments/32953093
What is the swag?
As in "stuff we all get". Everyone who completes at least 1 lap will receive a glass and medal. At packet pickup runners will receive a bag of goodies that includes useful swag and a custom cap from Flow Factory. Shirts and other items are available as add-ons.
Top 3 males and top 3 females in each race will receive awards, as well as top runner in each age group.
Aid Stations & Personal Tents
There is one aid station, located near the start/finish area. During the day it will offer usual ultra foods. At night it will also offer hot soups/meals and hot drinks. Hammer Heed will be available.
Camping and other overnight accommodations will be available at the ranch.
What else should I know?
*It gets dark at night and there are no lights in the woods. Please bring a headlamp for 12 and 24 hour runs.
Local time: 11:42 AM
*It's April in southern Oregon, so expect hot, wet, snow, rain, wind, and sun. Seriously though- be prepared for rain and cool night temps as well as sun and hot day temps.
*Switch directions after you finish your first lap after the switch time (ie. don't change directions mid-lap).
*Winners are calculated by the number of laps started within the time, that are completed.
*As long as you complete 1 lap, you will not receive a DNF.
*Runners must check-out with race officials if they decide to drop early.
*There are restrooms at the start/finish area.