An excellent race for first time ultramarathoners and trail runners, runners will experience a variety of challenging terrain and sweeping panoramic views throughout the race. The course is pretty fast (by trail/ultra standards), and not overly technical. 95% of the race course is on dirt and single track trails. Approximate elevation gain:

  • Baby Bear 10km = 230 ft.
  • Half Marathon = 900 ft.
  • 50km = 1,930 ft.
  • 50 Mile = 3,400 ft.
  • 100km = 4,250 ft.

Upcoming Races

Sep 28 2019
50 KM
2,175 2,175 ft.
Multiple Loop Course
10 :30 Cutoff
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Sep 28 2019
50 Miles
3,400 3,400 ft.
Multiple Loop Course
15 :00 Cutoff
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts
Sep 28 2019
100 KM
4,250 4,250 ft.
Multiple Loop Course
15 :00 Cutoff
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts

Results

100 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
09/29/18 19 8:26:37 12:41:02
09/30/17 23 9:44:54 12:06:19
09/24/16 15 10:18:36 13:10:07
09/26/15 19 10:01:06 13:44:19
09/27/14 19 9:58:08 8:40:50
09/29/13 24 9:27:16 10:46:39

50 Miles View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
09/29/18 41 6:52:13 8:30:24
09/30/17 47 8:22:40 6:36:19
09/24/16 28 6:55:02 8:52:40
09/26/15 41 6:36:38 9:36:33
09/27/14 71 7:16:22 8:06:38
09/29/13 47 7:28:09 6:54:15
09/30/12 86 6:50:54 8:14:40
09/25/11 54 6:49:30 8:25:48
10/03/10 42 6:39:08 9:05:52

50 KM View course top times

Date Finishers Top Result Top Result (F)
09/29/18 148 3:20:32 3:54:23
09/30/17 136 3:43:02 4:38:33
09/24/16 85 3:55:12 3:56:32
09/26/15 112 3:53:00 4:24:14
09/27/14 138 3:21:14 4:30:16
09/29/13 158 4:13:35 4:23:23
09/30/12 169 3:24:25 4:02:08
09/25/11 112 3:37:40 4:35:26
10/03/10 80 4:15:02 4:33:38
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.

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