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Echo Valley Endurance Relay
June 12 @ 5:30 pm - June 14 @ 10:00 am PDT
An event every year that begins at 5:30 pm on day second of June, repeating until June 15, 2025
Looking for a race to make you come alive after a long work week? Put your training miles to the test and join with friends to run our Echo Valley Endurance Relay! We’ve decided to spice things up in 2020 and turn Echo Valley into a relay. Teams of two, four or six can tackle the challenge of Echo Valley; Or, if you’re feeling ambitious, you can be a team of one. The format is time-constrained, meaning that teams have a certain amount of time to get as many miles in as possible. The relay will run from sunrise to sunset, approximately 5:08am to 9:14pm.
Based in the pristine wine country of Lake Chelan, Echo Valley offers stunning views, runnable (is that even a word?) single tracks, heaps of sunshine and a retreat from everyday life! The flexibility of the relay format makes this event ideal for any level of trail runner.
To top off this weekend away in the mountains, you can camp pre- and post-race. Take this time to reboot, decompress from technology and reflect on the amazing training you have done. Bonfires, smores, and laughter will be plentiful! Come and share an amazing weekend with us; we promise you will head back to work Monday full of heart and strength of mind! See below for details on accommodations.
This race is sponsored by Vin du Lac of Chelan, one of the top Wineries in the region, named “Winery of the Year” in 2010.
A special thanks to Company Creek Pizza for supporting the Echo Valley races. They’ll be providing pizza to keep you going all day long!
4:50am: Pre-race briefing (only one relay member needs to be present for briefing and start)
5:08am: Sunrise to sunset relay teams start
8:00am: 8 hour relay teams start
8:30am: Kid’s race start
9:00am: 4 hour relay teams start
9:14pm: Sunrise to sunset relay teams finish
Cutoff Times: 8:45pm: No loops can be started after this time
Friday: 5:30-7:30 pm: Vin du lac
8:00pm–9:00pm: Race start/finish area
There is no race day packet pickup.
Camping at Echo Valley is a great way to extend out your weekend fun and catch up with old friends and make new ones! There is a generously sized camping area available for anyone, whether you’re a relay participant or not.
The camping area is owned and managed by the Echo Valley Ski Area. The cost to camp is $15 per tent or RV, per night, and is collected directly when you arrive (cash preferable). No individual fires are allowed but there are several fire pits for general use. Containers are provided for garbage and recycling. There is a lodge building also at the ski area that offers prepared meals! They’re delicious, see here for a sample menu. They will have Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and dinner, and Sunday breakfast available.
Event details subject to change; check event websites for details.