The Trail Mix Fund launched earlier this year, as a way to remove a barrier that exists for some to run a race – the cost of the registration fee. It’s off to a great start, but we could use your help.
On February 18, the USATF Mountain Ultra Trail council unanimously approved the Gnar Gnar race to host the 2021 USATF Mountain Running Championships. The event will be held on August 15 at Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, located at Government Camp, Oregon, and is one of many quality events from American Trail Running Association member Go Beyond Racing. Gnar Gnar was due […]
Lotteries can make planning hard and we understand that, so we offer what we call the Friend Refund for our Mt Hood 50 Miler and the Mountain Lakes 100 races. This gives you an ‘out’ if your name gets drawn, but the friend(s) you wanted to race with isn’t selected. Here’s how the Friend Refund […]
You may have noticed lately that some of your friends, people you follow, and many kinds of organizations are listing the names of the Native America tribes who used to live on the land where they are recreating; this is referred to as Native Lands attribution. It is a way to acknowledge and honor those […]
We are currently planning for the 2021 races to be normal. We are also planning for the season to be COVID-affected. We don’t know what will be going on with state requirements/guidelines, permits, capacities, and the pandemic next year. It is our hope and goal to put on all of our usual races. The 2021 […]
Welp. Sigh. We write this on Friday May 8th, the day after Oregon’s Governor announced the extension of a ban of sporting events and of gatherings of 25 or more people through September. All of our Spring races were already cancelled or postponed to late summer/fall due to the COVID19 pandemic and now it is […]
Cue Crazy Train by Ozzy Osborne. You may have heard that song at one of our start lines so hopefully that’ll bring a smile to your face. Times are definitely crazy right now and we know everyone is just trying to get through this crisis. It’s hard to keep a hopeful outlook when things you’ve […]
Wood You Rather race is a new kind of trail run from Go Beyond Racing. It a checkpoint run, where you decide, by using a map, where you’ll go to get to as many checkpoints as you can. There is a specified amount of time available to find the checkpoints and get back to the […]