#RunSky in the PNW | New for 2019

Race the Wolf | 52km Ultramarathon


#RunSky and Race the Wolf

Race the Wolf 52k takes place Saturday July 6, and is part of Skyrunner USA, the new National Series of the International Skyrunning Federation. We're proud to belong to a class of the toughest trail races in the United States. All USA series participants can earn points to win an entry to the MIGU RUN Skyrunner World Championship race.

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Race the Wolf 52km course map

52km Course Description

52km // 9200' // 5 Aid Stations

Starting line is at the clock tower in the Schweitzer Mountain Resort Village. Begin climbing Upper Grr to Huckleberry Hill, Cloudwalker and Wolf Ridge trails, before descending to the Outback (aid station 1).

Climb Little Blue Ridge to the summit of Big Blue, then follow the ridge back to the Sky House (aid station 2). 1:30pm cutoff.

Return to the village via the Nature Trail, to the drop bag area (aid station 3).

Ascend Bear Grass, returning to the Sky House (aid station 4). 5:00pm cutoff.

Follow the Great Divide to Cloudwalker, Cougar Gulch and Overland to Picnic Point. Refuel on huckleberries on the way to Colburn Lake and up Lakeside Chutes to the Sky House (aid station 5). 

Follow Bear Grass to the finish line. 6:00pm cutoff.

Start: 6:00am

Cutoffs: 1:30pm (30k) Sky House aid station 2 and 5:00pm (42k) Sky House aid station 4

Finish line cutoff: 6:00pm (12 hours)

Chip timing and results

Course support: Athlete support stations with water, sport drink, food, gels. Self-support between stations. Medical support on course. 

Awards: 1-3 overall and 5yr age group

Finisher awards: Athletes receive a high quality long sleeve shirt, custom finish award, and post race party food and beer at the finish line

Athlete check-in: Friday July 5th 4-7PM at Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Athlete meeting: Friday July 5th 6-7:30PM. Course presentation, athlete q&a, pre-race pasta dinner ($12)

Fees: $110 through July 4, 2019. Registration closes 7/4/2019 11:59 PDT

Refund policy: No transfers to other participants. Transfer to lesser distance race at no fee thru 7/1. No refunds after 5/1


Join the pack and #runsky with us! Race the Wolf 52km skyrace takes place Saturday, July 6, 2019. Don't miss it!

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Elevation profile for Race the Wolf 52km course

52km Course Profile

52km // 9200'

Big climbs and bigger views are tied together by fast two-track and super fun single track. This course covers all of Schweitzer Mountain on summer (and winter!) routes, plus runners tag the side country favorite, Big Blue Mountain.

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