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1/2 Marathon

  • 13.1 Miles of Lusty Landscapes

  • 1,300+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Gain 

  • 1,300+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Loss

  • (2,600+ Vertical Ft. Change)

  • Start time 7:00 am on Saturday

  • The final cut-off is 6 hours (1:00 pm on Saturday) 


*Prerequisites:  A healthy appetite for beauty and minor discomfort, some might call pain.


  • Start & Finish at Big Elk Creek YMCA camp

  • The course is an out and back that crosses a couple of creeks, guaranteeing to get your feet wet and your heart rate racing!

  • 100% Single Track

  • No drop bag locations and no pacers allowed... No backup gear!

  • Aid stations are located at Dry Canyon at miles 3.3, 5, and 10  (Cabin Cr. is just a turnaround point now!)

  • Pre-Race Communication: We make frequent updates on social media (so please follow us) but will also send out critical communication over email through UltraSignup. PLEASE INSTRUCT YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND CREW not to reach out to us. They are to go to you with questions. We get a flood of emails & messages right before the race and during the race we are unable to respond to. Most of their questions are answered on our website. Please share information with them beforehand so all can have a great experience. 

  • Pricing: $80 by Jan. 31 - $85 by Apr. 30 - $95 until registration closes Jun. 30

(Select the Schedule & Policies button below to see critical information)


13.1 Mile Map

*Exporting the GPX file for the course requires opening the map in CalTopo (upper right section of the maps). Once there go to the menu at the top of the page. Select "Export" and you can download the GPX file there. You can then also import the GPX file into your own CalTopo map and adjust it as you need/want.

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