Our sport has certainly grown in the last few years and we hear that the pandemic has introduced more people to running, and specifically trail running. And naturally that means more people running their first trail race ever, so we are offering up some tips for those new trail racers.
As we’ve done since 2015, we have made our races UTMB qualifiers. Racing around Mont Blanc in Switzerland, Italy, and France is a dream of many and we’re happy to help get you there. Here are the UTMB points for our 2021 races (note some of our shorter distances now award points too): UTMB Points […]
Volcanic! That’s the winner of the little election we did. We asked you which was your most favorite Go Beyond Racing race. Volcanic 50K/25K is the favorite race, getting 24% of the votes and beating the second place race, Mountain Lakes 100, by nine votes. Coming in third place was the Mt. Hood Races with […]
Election season is exhausting. All the negativity can really get you down. But we want you to vote one more time, and for something that brings you joy. AFTER you cast your ballot in this year’s presidential (and local) election, vote for the Go Beyond race you love the most. No negative ads, long […]
We all want to get back to having in-person races as soon as possible. That “as possible” is what we are spending an inordinate amount of time considering. As race directors, there are many safety factors that we weigh when deciding if a race can go on during this COVID pandemic (which is still going […]
Lotteries can make it hard to plan races with friends. What if you get in and they don’t? Our solution to this is our Friend Refund. We’ve offered this for both the Mt Hood 50-mile and Mountain Lakes 100 ever since they went to lottery. Our Friend Refund gives you an out if you had […]
Since the beginning of Go Beyond Racing in 2013, we’ve taken recycling and reducing the environmental impact of our events seriously. We’ve tried a lot of different things over the years to be the best we could at this, including using compostable products, eliminating packaging, paying for carbon offsets on the shipping, using reusable dishes […]
This is the first year that Mountain Lakes 100 is using a lottery for registration. It sold out in less than 30 minutes last year. We know how frustrating lotteries (and quick sell-outs) can be when friends are trying to all get into a race together. So, we have decided to offer our Friend Refund […]