The 50K consists of one epic clockwise loop offering seemingly endless breathtaking views in every direction along the entire course. Runners will be treated to incredible panoramic views of Mt. Rainier, 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 and miles of sweet single-track trails.
This is a challenging course that should not be taken lightly. Much of the course is on remote backcountry trail, with some sections seeing very limited maintenance. There is also significant distance between some aid stations.
Total elevation gain is 7,500ft and loss is 7,500ft. Approximately 98% of the course is on single-track trails and offers four full aid stations.
Click on "Open in CalTopo" in the course map below to open an interactive map with detail. A .gpx file can be downloaded from the interactive map as well.
There are four aid stations which will have the typical trail race food items: Bananas, oranges, chips, PB&J, Skout gels and bars, CarboPro, soda, water and other sweet stuff. 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|
|#1 - Coldwater Creek||4.6||8.2||No||--|
|#2 - Grizzly Lake||12.8||8.4||No||--|
|#3 - Harry's Ridge||21.2||4.0||No||--|
|#4 - Loowit Viewpoint||25.2||6.0||Yes||4:00PM|
There will be a cut-off time of 4pm at Loowit Viewpoint Aid Station.
Crew are welcome to hike into the remote aid stations. Parking is limited at Loowit Viewpoint and we must leave enough parking for other visitors to the Monument.
There will be no drop bags available.
The event permit does not allow pacers.
See the Daybreak Racing Refund Policy.
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