Quick Facts




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!

COST: $1395

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.