Quick Facts




Lottery for the 2020 event opens Oct 15 at 9am PST and closes at midnight PST on Oct 28, 2019. Entrants will be drawn on Oct 30. We will have a waitlist. 


WHEN: Friday, September 11, 2020 at 9 a.m. until cut off at Tuesday, September 15, 2020 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. We reserve up to 50 spots for volunteers and sponsors. 

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 and duffel bag. Location of award ceremony will be Homewood Resort. The ceremony/banquet will be on Tuesday, September 15 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, reusable cup (race is CUPLESS), 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 including 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: $1195

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.