Lottery for the 2021 event opens Oct 21 at 9am PST and closes at midnight PST on Nov 4, 2020. Entrants will be drawn on Nov 10. We will have a waitlist that will consist of those who do not get in via lottery.
WHEN: Friday, September 10, 2021 at 9 a.m. until cut off at Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 1 p.m. 100 hour cut off.
START/FINISH: Homewood Ski Resort, Homewood, CA
ENTRANTS: Event accepts up to 300 entrants and a 100 person waitlist. We reserve up to 50 spots for volunteers and sponsors. Please note that the 2021 and 2022 races will have a very high number of transfers due to 2020 COVID-19 race cancellation. This means there will be fewer spots available in these editions of the race.
QUALIFYING FOR THE EVENT: For qualification standards, please see our Qualifications page.
AWARDS: All finishers receive belt buckle, finisher mug or cup and finisher’s print. You must finish within 100 hours to get finisher awards. Top 3 men and top 3 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, bumper sticker, logo’d duffel bag, Award ceremony dinner. When you finish you receive a handmade artist created 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!
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.