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 100 mile will do the 50 mile course twice. It will consist of 13 fully stocked aid stations with 25000ft of gain and 25000ft of loss with 90% single-track, 3% two-track, 4% paved road and 3% dirt road. This is arguably the most scenic 100mile race course in Oregon. 100M runner will need to complete a 6 hour trail work requirement. 

 

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 12500ft and 12500ft of loss. 

The 20mile will consist of the last 20miles of the 50M/100M courses. It has 90% single track trails, 5% paved road and 5% dirt road. Total elevation gain is 5300ft with 6500ft of descent with 2 fully stocked aid stations. The views are unmatched on this shorter race - with epic climbs and descents.

The 100mile is worth 6 points towards UTMB. The 50mile is worth 4 points. The 20mile is worth 2 points.

RACE DATE

Saturday/Sunday October 10-11, 2020

TIMES

CHECK-IN: 4:30AM (and up to 15minutes before your shuttle leaves)

SHUTTLE: NO shuttle needed for 100M/50M distances

                     Leaves at 8AM for 20M

START: 100M & 50M: 6AM

               20M: 9AM

LOCATION

Lava Lake Sno Park - Willamette National Forest

 

 

100M

$295 - July 1 - August 31

$325 - September 1 - January 31

$350 - Feb 1 - October 7

No Day of Race

50M

$125 - July 1 - August 31

$135 - September 1 - January 31

$150 - Feb 1 - October 7

$165 - Race Weekend

20M

$85 - July 1- August 31

$95 - September 1-January 31

$115 - Feb 1 - October 7

$135 Race Weekend

DIRECTIONS

From Portland/Salem - Allow 1.5hrs from Salem & 2.5hrs from Portland

From Bend - Allow 1hr 10mins

From Eugene - Allow 1hr 30mins

ACCOMMODATIONS

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:

Coldwater Cove Campground

House Rock Campground

Lost Prairie Campground

Riverside at Detroit Campground

Scott Lake Campground

Link Creek Campground

POST RACE

We will have free food for all runners and volunteers.

AWARDS

All participants who complete the 20M & 50M races will receive a sweet custom finisher award. All participants who complete the 100mile in the time allowed will receive an awesome belt buckle.

The top 3 male and female of each race will receive awesome prizes from our great sponsors.

 

WEATHER

For weather, check HERE

 

BENEFICIARIES

Sweet Home High School and Redmond High School cross country teams are the race beneficiaries. They will be out at 2 aid stations each.

 

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. This event is sanctioned by the USATF.

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PARTNERS

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