Quick Facts

 

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LOTTERY REGISTRATION: 

Lottery for the 2022 event opens Oct 2 at 9am PST and closes at midnight PST on Oct 16, 2021. Entrants will be drawn on Nov 10. We will have a waitlist that will consist of those who do not get in via lottery. 

REGISTER FOR LOTTERY HERE

WHEN: Friday, June 17, 2022 at 9 a.m. until cut off at Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at 1 p.m. 100 hour cut off.

START/FINISH: Homewood Ski Resort, Homewood, CA

ENTRANTS: Event accepts 250-300 entrants and a 100 person waitlist. We reserve up to 50 spots for volunteers and sponsors. Please note that the 2022-23 races will have a very high number of transfers due to 2020 COVID-19 race cancellation and Caldor Fire 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 finisher awards like belt buckle, 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 and bag.

WITH YOUR ENTRY: In addition to swag and finisher awards, the route has 14 aid stations including stations with hot food, and sleeping quarters at 5 locations,  a fully marked course, medical team and live updates during the race (SPOT tracker map) so your friends, family, and fans can follow along online!

COST: $1495

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. 

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