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Palisades Ultra Trail Series 100 mi | 50 mi | 50K | Half Marathon | Kid’s 1 mi

July 19 @ 6:00 am - July 20 @ 6:00 pm MDT

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An event every year that begins at 6:00 am on day third of July, repeating until July 21, 2023

Moose 100 Miler
102 Miles of Mountainous Pain
20,000+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Gain
20,000+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Loss
(40,000+ Vertical Ft. Change)
Start time 6:00 am on Friday
The final cut-off is 36 hours (6:00 pm on Saturday)
*Prerequisites: Completed a verifiable 100k race in the previous 2 years or sub 12-hour 50 mile race, in addition to possessing a healthy appetite for beauty and adventure.

Start & Finish at Big Elk Creek YMCA camp, the course covers 2 GIANT 51-mile figure-eight loops: Loop #1 is a clock-wise, loop #2 is run counter-clockwise
95+% Single Track (zero asphalt, only a few miles of dirt road)
There are multiple creek crossings, depending on snowmelt, none of them are over thigh deep
Drop Bags and crew/spectator access at miles 21, 42, 51, 60, and 81 (pacer access allowed at all drop bag points after mile 42)
Additional WILDERNESS aid stations located at miles 8, 16, 25, 31, 64, 70, 85, 93, 96 for a total of 14 fully-stocked aid station stops

Grizzly 50 Miler
51 Miles of Mountainous Pain
10,000+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Gain
10,000+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Loss
(20,000+ Vertical Ft. Change)
Start time 2:00 am on Saturday
The final cut-off is 16 hours (6:00 pm on Saturday)
*Prerequisites: Possessing a healthy appetite for beauty and pain… No “race” prerequisites but this is NOT your grandma’s 50-miler… Be prepared for a TOUGH race that many have described as the most difficult 50-miler they have ever done, but their favorite!

Start & Finish at Big Elk Creek YMCA camp, the course covers 1 GIANT, 51-mile figure-eight
97% Single Track (zero asphalt, only a few miles of dirt road)
There are multiple creek crossings, depending on snowmelt, none of them are over thigh deep
Drop Bags and crew/spectator access at miles 9 and 30
Additional WILDERNESS aid stations located at miles 14, 20, 34, 42, 45 for a total of 6 fully-stocked wilderness aid station stops (8 total)
NO PACERS allowed in the Grizzly 50

Big Elk 50k
31 Miles of Lusty Landscapes
7,000+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Gain
7,000+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Loss
(14,000+ Vertical Ft. Change)
Start time 7:00 am on Saturday
The final cut-off is 11 hours (6:00 pm on Saturday)
*Prerequisites: Possessing a healthy appetite for beauty and some pain…

Start & Finish at Big Elk Creek YMCA camp
98% Single Track
There are some creek crossings, depending on snowmelt, none of them are over thigh deep
No drop bag locations and no pacers allowed… What you bring is what you get!
There is crew access at mile 9 aid station, Indian Creek.
Aid stations are located at miles 9, 14, 23, 26 for a total of 4 fully-stocked aid stations

Big Elk 1/2 Marathon
13.1 Miles of Lusty Landscapes
1,500+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Gain
1,500+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Loss
(3,000+ Vertical Ft. Change)
Start time 7:00 am on Saturday
The final cut-off is 5 hours (12:00 pm on Saturday)

*Prerequisites: A healthy appetite for beauty and minor discomfort, some might call pain.

Start & Finish at Big Elk Creek YMCA camp
The course is an out and back that crosses a couple creeks, guaranteeing to get your feet wet and your heart rate racing!
100% Single Track
No drop bag locations and no pacers allowed… No backup gear!
Aid stations are located at miles 3, 6, 8, and an optional aid station at 10.5 (but you have to cross back over Big Elk Creek to access it in Dry Canyon)

Critter Kids 1-Mile
​​​Fun, FREE, with great prizes for those adventurous kiddos who wanna be ‘just like’ their older heroes participating in the longer PUTS distances!

Starting at 7:30pm on Friday (Just after Friday’s packet-pickup and pre-race meeting), runners will tackle a <1-mile course beginning at the YMCA Big Elk Lodge. The well-marked course will include several 'surprise' obstacles and volunteers to guide tomorrow's ultra-trail runners through their first taste of trail-running. All finishers receive a custom award!

Details

Start:
July 19 @ 6:00 am
End:
July 20 @ 6:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.palisadesultra.com/

Venue

Big Elk Creek YMCA Camp
198 Big Elk Creek Camp Rd
Irwin, ID 83428 United States
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