Quick Facts




Registration for the 2019 event opens Nov. 7, 2018 at 9am PST. Registration closes when the event reaches 250 entrants. 




WHEN: Friday, September 13, 2019 at 9 a.m. until cut off at Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 1 p.m. 100 hour cut off.

START/FINISH: Homewood Ski Resort, Homewood, CA

ENTRANTS: Event accepts up to 250 entrants and a 100 person waitlist.

QUALIFYING FOR THE EVENT: For qualification standards, please see our Qualifications page.

AWARDS: All finishers receive belt buckle and finisher’s print.  You must finish within 100 hours to get finisher awards. Top 3 men and women receive a special handmade artist award.  All entrants will get a variety of swag including a t-shirt, bumper sticker, pint glass, and duffel bag. Location of award ceremony will be Homewood Resort. The ceremony/banquet will be on Tuesday, September 17 at 5PM. All participants and their crew and family can join the post run dinner. Please purchase tickets in advance for your crew/family. Participants eat free.

WITH YOUR ENTRY: You will get a t-shirt, pint glass, bumper sticker, duffel bag, Award ceremony dinner. When you finish you receive an artist made belt buckle, finisher print, finisher glass and a meal at the finish line. The route has 14 aid stations with hot food, and sleeping quarters at 5 locations,  a fully marked course, and live updates during the race (SPOT tracker map) so your friends, family, and fans can follow along online!

COST: $1095, price goes up to $1195 on 1/1/19 and $1295 on 6/1/19. We had to increase our entry fees by $100 due to a massive increase in USFS Permit fees for 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

DISTANCE: 205.5 miles, full loop around the lake.

SINGLE TRACK: Single track: 176.5 miles single track
Paved Road: 8 miles
4×4 dirt roads: 21 miles

ELEVATION GAIN: 40,200 feet of ascent and 40,200 feet of descent.

CUT OFF: The event will have a 100 hour cut off,  that’s 4 days and 4 hours. 


Koichi Takeshi was our last finisher for 2014, finishing just 4 seconds under the cut off.