Ultrarunning in the Pacific Northwest
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Northwest Ultras
(Trail events unless otherwise specified)
There may be some changes, so contact the race directors directly


January ?, 09
Fat Ass 50, Portland Version Portland Joe Oakes
January 2, 09
Bad Ass 50k Bend
Bronco (Jeff Browning)
January 23, 10
Wolf Creek
February 7, 2009
Pier Park Trail Runs (3 Hr./6 Hr. / 6 mi.)
Mike (Bushwacker)
February 20, 10
Hagg Lake 50K/25K Forest Grove Hagg Lake Run
April 11, 10
Peterson Ridge Rumble 60KM Sisters Sean Meissner
May 8, 10
McDonald Forest 50K Corvallis Clem LaCava
May 30, 10 (tent)
Forest Park Trail Run (10K, 20K, 50K)
June 5, 10
Timberline Marathon Run and Walk Government Camp Rogue Multisport LLC
July 10, 10
Siskiyou OutBack 50K Ashland Rob & John
July 24, 10
PCT 50 mile / 50K at Mt. Hood Government Camp Olga & Monika 
August 21, 10
Where's Waldo 100K
Willamette Pass Craig & Curt
September 11, 10 McKenzie River Trail Run 50k Blue River Mark, Brad, & Mike
September 18-9, 10
Palm to Pine 100
Williams Hal Koerner
October 17, 09
Sisters Poker Run
ORRC Autumn Leaves 50's, 50K / 50 Mile (road/trail) - cancelled for 09
Wilsonville Fritz Pieper
October31, 09
Go Coastal - No Ass

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January ? 09
Bridle Trails Twilight 50k, 50K relay, 5 and 10 miles
Kirkland Scott McCoubrey
January 16, 10
Capitol Peak Mega-Fat Ass 17 and 34 miles
Olympia John Pearch
February 6, 10
Orcas Island Fatass 25K and 50K
Orcas Island
James Varner
March 20, 10
Chuckanut Mountain 50k Bellingham Krissy Moehl
March ? 10
Pacific Rim ONE DAY Run Longview Fred Willet
April 10-11, 10
Lumberjack Endurance Runs (50M, 100K, 100M)
Port Gamble

April 11 10
Mt. Si ultra Snoqualmie Eastside Runners
April 18, 10 Washington State University 100k (Road) Pullman John Pool
April 18, 10 Spokane River Run 50K Seattle

April 25, 10
Capitol Peak Ultra Marathons (50mile, 55K)
Olympia John Pearch
May 15, 10
Chris & Tom
June 5, 10
Rainier to Ruston
Markus Dennis
June 12, 10
Lake Youngs Ultra Renton
Arthur & Jennifer
June 20, 09
20th Century 100K Easton
Michael & Scott
July 11, 09
Let's Climb a Mountain (road) Spokane Rrambo
July 17, 10
Soaring Eagle 50k Sammamish Roger Michel
July ?, 09
Grey Rock 50k Trail Run Union Gap
Ahtanum Valley Museum
July 31, 10 White River 50 mile - USATF Championships White River Scott McCoubrey
August 7, 10
Grand Ridge 50k Issaquah Roger Michel
August 21, 10
Squak Mt. 50k Issaquah Roger Michel
August 28-9, 10 Cascade Crest Classic 100 mile Easton Charlie Crissman
September 11-2, 10 Plain 100 mile Endurance Run Plain Chris & Tom
September ?, 09 Cle Elum Ridge 50k Trail Run Cle Elum James & Alison
September ?, 09
Baker Lake 50K
Shawn Lawson
October ?, 09
Bunker-2-Bonneville Hemlock
Michelle & Anna
November ?, 09
Ron Herzog 50K
Granite Falls
Tony & Shawn
November 29, 08 Ghost of Seattle marathon / 50k (Urban trail) Seattle Scott Krell

Birch Bay Ghost Marathon Seattle Michael & Scott
December 21, 08
Tiger Dumb Ass 50K
Issaquah Michael

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January 30, 10
Leon's Fat Ass Recover from the Holidays 50k Boise, ID Leon
May 29, 09

Pocatello 50 Mile Trail Run

Pocatello, ID
Ryan & Jared
May 30, 09 Rocky Mountain Double Marathon (dirt/gravel roads) Laramie, WY Brent Weigner
June 5, 10
Shafer Butte Endurance Run 55 miles Boise, ID Frank Hanson
June 18-19, 10
Big Horn Mountain Wild & Scenic Trail Run 50mile/30k/50k/100Mile Dayton, WY Big Horn
July 29-31
Swancrest 100
Swan Lake, MT
August 7, 10
Elkhorn Mountain Endurance Runs 50k/50Mile Montana City, MT Steve
August 7, 10

Wild Idaho 50k/50Mile Endurance Run

Cascade, ID
Ben Blessing
September 24-5, 10 The Bear 100 Logan, UT Leland Barker
October 9, 10 Le Grizz Ultramarathon 50 miles Spotted Bear, MT Pat Caffrey

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Links to Ultrarunning Information & Groups
(I have no financial interest in any of the products, information or companies listed below - they  are only offered for your availability)
Ultrarunning Magazine Run information, calendar, results, stories
Stan Jensen's Web site Bios & comprehensive 100 miler information
Ultra Running Resource Site Encyclopedia of Ultrarunning how to's, learn from others who have already been there
Robert Mathis' Ultrarunnr site Calendars, updates in ultra news
Trail Runner Magazine Trail running magazine with a mountain/ultra runner lean
All American Trail Running Association Organization focused on trail running issues
American Ultrarunning Association Organization focused on Ultrarunning in the USA - especially USA championships
Planet Ultramarathon
Ultra history, global perspective of ultrarunning
The Ultramarathon Store A comprehensive calendar of ultramarathons throughout the United States and Canada, including a schedule of runs divided by date, location, and distance.
Portland-based trail running group
NW Ultras
Washington State based group committed to putting on low key races and fun runs
Ultramarathon Running
Global ultra resource, including races, training, and advice

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Links to Ultrarunning Gear Suppliers
(I have no financial interest in any of the products, information or companies listed below - they  are only offered for your availability)

Clothing, books, movies, fuel, belts, etc. - one stop shopping
Ultrafit (Succeed!, energy replacements, etc...)
Montrail Trail shoes
RaceReady Clothing w/ ultrarunner in mind (built in storage pockets)
The North Face Trail shoes, clothing
Patagonia Clothing
Moeben Moeben sleeves
Dirty Girl Gaiters
Dirty Girl Gaiters
Hydration Packs
Ultimate Direction Hydration packs, waist packs, fastpacks
REI Outlet Store A bit of everything at discount prices
REI Lights, Clothing, Hydration packs, camping gear, shoes, maps
Tribute to the Trails
Trail Running calendar with photos by Glenn Tachiyama.

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Links to Ultrarunning Listservs
(I have no financial interest in any of the products, information or companies listed below - they  are only offered for your availability)

Focus / Issues
Ultrarunning Listserv Ultrarunning - all facets, international, a great place to get started
NW Ultra Google Group
Ultrarunning in the NW - Adventure runs, training runs, information, stories, updates on local events

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Contact me: Stephan Willow

Last Updated:  July 21, 2010