OCTOBER 15, 2022
Welcome to Old Cascadia. These majestic trail races will take you to some of the oldest summits in Oregon for an unforgettable race experience. The Cascade Mountain Range is really two ranges in one. The familiar High Cascades are a young range of soaring, snow-capped active volcanoes, that include peaks like Mt Jefferson and Mt Hood - which can be seen from the course. However, the High Cascades owe their elevation to the westerly Old Cascades, the ancient, deeply eroded mountains that formed the foundation of the high peaks tens of millions of years prior. The extinct volcanoes of the Old Cascades are renown for their lush rainforests, brilliant meadows and prolific wildlife. Each race offers running through such landscapes along with sweeping views, creek crossings and big climbs all the while running on some of the best single-track trails Oregon has to offer.
The 50 mile is a lollipop-style course. You will start off tagging the summit of Crescent Mountain that has amazing views from north to south. You will then do a massive 50K loop before another climb up Crescent Mountain and then a final buttery downhill to the finish. Consists of 88% single track, 4% two-track, 4% paved road and 4% dirt road with 6 fully stocked aid stations. Total elevation gain is 14000ft and 14000ft of loss. You will have 17 hours to complete the 50 mile.
The 20mile will consist of the last 20miles of the 50M course. It has 90% single track trails, 5% paved road and 5% dirt road. Total elevation gain is 5800ft with 6800ft of descent with 2 fully stocked aid stations. The views are unmatched on this shorter race - with epic climbs and descents.
Saturday, October 15, 2022
SHUTTLE: NO shuttle needed for 50M
Shuttle leaves at 8AM for 20M
$135 - November 1 - December 31
$150 - January 1 - March 31
$165 - April 1 - October 10
$95 - November 1 - December 31
$105 - January 1 - March 31
$120 - April 1 - October 10
DIRECTIONS - 50MILE & 20MILE RACES
From Portland/Salem - Allow 1.5hrs from Salem & 2.5hrs from Portland
From Bend - Allow 1hr 10mins
From Eugene - Allow 1hr 30mins
The city of Sisters has numerous options and is 45minutes away.
The town of Detroit has a few options and is 35minutes away.
Numerous campgrounds within 30minutes:
We will have free food for all runners and volunteers.
All participants who complete the races will receive a sweet custom finisher award.
The top 3 male and female of each race will receive awesome prizes from our great sponsors.
For weather, check HERE
Sweet Home High School is the race beneficiary. They will be out at 4 aid stations.
This race is held under a special use permit -and in partnership with- the Willamette National Forest. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Alpine Running, LLC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.