2018 Race Calendar
Life is too short to choose ordinary trail races, choose an adventure!
“Somebody ought to tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life
to the limit every minute of every day. Do it, I say, whatever you want to do, do it now.” — Michael Landon
Photos on this page by Ross Comer, Scott Rokis, Ray Sena,Takao Suzuki, Howie Stern
April 14 Deception Pass Marathon/Half
Aug 10 Bigfoot 100k, 40mile, 20mile
Aug 10-14 Bigfoot 200 mile Endurance Run
Sept 7-11 Tahoe 200 Endurance Run
Sept 8 Tahoe 100k
Sept 9 Tahoe 25k
Sept 24 Cle Elum 50k and 25k
Oct 12-16 Moab 240 Endurance Run
The 100k: Sept 8, 2018
Saturday, Sept 8 at 6:30am Spooner Trailhead to Sierra a Tahoe Resort: The Tahoe 100k is a point to point exploration of the Tahoe Rim Trail and the Tahoe Basin. The route will take you on a magical journey from the East side of Lake Tahoe along the Rim Trail, through the mountains with views of Lake Tahoe, Sierra Nevada Mountains on an almost entirely single track course. 18hr cut off. Smooth trails with lots of granite and stunning views from the Tahoe Rim Trail. Part of the Salomon Running Academy and Festival!
The 25k: Sept 9, 2018
The Tahoe 25k is a fun and challenging race from the base of Homewood Mountain Resort all the way to Ellis Peak and Barker pass. If you love vert, we’ve got some vert for you! Homewood has some of the best and most expansive views of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy views of the largest alpine lake in the USA while climbing and descending this route and run along rocky Ellis Peak (see photo on this page) with views of the Crystal Basin, Loon Lake, and Desolation Wilderness. Part of the Salomon Running Academy and Festival!
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Sept. 7-11, 2018 (Friday-Tuesday)
The Tahoe 200 is the largest 200 mile race in the USA and second largest in the world. The race fully circumnavigates Lake Tahoe using the iconic Tahoe Rim Trail, rated as one of the top trails in the world! Tahoe 200 was the first ever 200 mile single loop mountain race in the United States. The route goes through two states and three national forest through the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The route occasionally detours off the TRT to explore aspen meadows, rock gardens of giants, small impossibly blue lakes, thick canopied forests, and long ridge lines with stunning views. The course is nothing less than magical.
Cougar, WA to Randle, WA
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Race Dates: Friday, August 10 - Tuesday, August 14, 2018
The Bigfoot 200 traverses the Cascade Mountains and is the first point to point 200 mile trail race in the United States. The course traverses some of the most stunning, wild, remote and scenic trails in the Cascade Mountain range of Washington State. The race starts at Mt. St. Helens running through the desolation zone of this active volcano, over long ridge lines, high cliffs, bagging peaks, with views of some of the biggest volcanoes in Washington State: Mt. Adams, Mt. Rainier, and Oregon's Mt. Hood. The route is 206.5 miles with more than 50,000 feet of ascent and over 96,000 feet of elevation change. You won't find a more challenging 200mi race in the USA if you're looking for steep ascents, technical trails and remote terrain.
Cle Elum, WA
Race Date: Sept 22, 2018
Welcome to Washington's 2nd oldest and classic ultra! Join fellow runners on the 21th annual Cle Elum Ridge 50k and 6th annual 25k. The Cle Elum Ridge trail races boast beautiful scenery along with challenging terrain. There's approximately 7000 feet of elevation gain for the 50k and 3700 feet of gain for the 25k. The route has stunning views of the Stewart Mountain Range to the North with classic Eastern Washington views.
Moab, Utah. Abajo Mountain Range & La Sal Mountains
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Race Dates: Friday October 12 - Tuesday, Oct 16, 2018
The Moab 240 is a 238.3 mile footrace through the Utah desert, canyons, slick rock, two mountain ranges surrounded by Canyonlands and Arches National Parks. SOME SAY 200 IS THE NEW 100, WE SAY 240 IS. . . Join us on an exploration of Moab backcountry in one massive, single loop course. Route explores as far South as the Abajo Mountains in a truly epic adventure through mountains and desert terrain. This race was featured on Joe Rogan's podcast #1027, see it here.
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Race Date: Nov 3, 2018
The BTM is a stunning mix of trail running in Bellingham with lots of tough climbs on single track trails as well as fast interurban trails and a short road section. With over 5,000 feet of climbing, it is one of the toughest marathons in Washington! The race connects two of the most popular trail systems, Lake Padden and Chuckanut Mountain. Runners will enjoy lake and forest views of the city of Bellingham, the Cascade Mountain range, and Bellingham Bay from the Chuckanut Ridge. All finishers get a custom made medal and catered post race meal.