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BACKCOUNTRY RISE


20 MILER

September 1, 2018



20 MILE COURSE

The 20 Miler consists of one big clockwise loop, complete with breathtaking views along the entire course. Runners will be treated to incredible panoramic views of Mt. Adams, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Hood, as well as the majestic Mt. Margaret Backcountry and its many lakes, creeks, craggy ridgelines and miles of sweet single-track. 

Total elevation gain is 4,800ft and loss is 4,800ft.  Approximately 98% of the course is on single-track trails. The course has three full aid stations.  

RACE DAY SCHEDULE & CUTOFFS

  • RACE DATE: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2018
  • BIB PICKUP/CHECK-IN: 7:15-8:45AM
  • BRIEFING: 8:50AM at Start Line
  • RACE START: 9:00AM
  • CUT-OFF: 4:00PM at Loowit Viewpoint Aid Station.

COURSE MAP & PROFILE

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AID STATIONS

There are three aid stations, with the first two being hike-in locations for our enthusiastic and experienced volunteers. Be sure to express your appreciation for their support during the race. 

All aid stations will be well stocked with water, Tailwind energy drink, Skout Backcountry trail bars, GU energy gels, PB&J sandwiches, soda, various fruit options, chips, gummi bears, a variety of other ultra fare and basic first aid supplies. All Daybreak races are cupless, so be sure to bring your own cup for liquid at aid stations.  

 
Aid Station Total Distance (mi) To Next Aid (mi) Crew Cutoff
Start 0 4.6 Yes --
#1 - Coldwater Creek 4.6 5.9 No --
#2 - Harry's Ridge 10.5 3.8 No --
#3 - Loowit Viewpoint 14.2 5.8 Yes 4:00 pm
Finish 20.3 -- Yes --
 

CREW

Crew are welcome at Loowit Viewpoint Aid Station and the Start/Finish area only. Parking is limited at Loowit Viewpoint, and we must leave enough parking for other visitors to the Monument.

DROP BAGS

There will be no drop bags available.

PACERS

Our permit does not allow pacers.

CANCELLATIONS

See the Daybreak Racing Cancellation Policy.


This event is granted by a Special Use Permit through the Gifford Pinchot National Forest Service, U.S. Forest Service. In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.