Sir Edmund Hillary
Save the date: June 24, 2023! We have submitted a permit application for a 3.9 mile run on our highest mountain. Climb nearly 1,000' in the first mile and then gradually descend to the finish! Our chosen beneficiary for this race is the Mt. Ashland Association.
Saturday, June 24, 2023 (pending permit)
Mt. Ashland Ski Area
11 Mt. Ashland Ski Road, Ashland, OR
Race starts at 9:00am.
From Exit 6 on I-5, follow the signs to Mt. Ashland- taking the Mt. Ashland Ski Rd. 8 miles to its terminus at the ski area.
Packet pickup is 7:30 - 8:45am at the ski area.
There will be a pre-race briefing at 8:55am at the start line.
The race will start and finish in the ski area parking lot. The course will follow the Mt. Ashland Summit Trail, climbing nearly 1,000' in about a mile. Catch your breath at "the ball" and then descent back to the ski area using Forest Service Roads 300 and 20. You can view the Strava route at https://www.strava.com/routes/3044331369622839442. Each lap is approximately 3.9 miles at 921' of vertical climb.
There are two options this year: 1 lap or 2 laps!
As in "stuff we all get". As if running a great race isn't enough, every finisher will also receive a nice commemorative item, as well as a finisher medal. Finish party will include refreshments. Shirts and other items are available as add-ons.