#RunSky in the PNW | New for 2019

RACE THE WOLF | Trail Races


The Wolf is proud to join Skyrunning USA’s trail running series in 2019 with three distances: 8k, 25k and 50k. 

Located at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, our course naturally boasts steep climbs, really fun single track and some super fast two-track. Not to mention the epic views: they stretch from Lake Pend Oreille to Montana and the Canadian border. You won't be disappointed!

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52km | 9200'

This is extreme Schweitzer Mountain running! Burly climbs, fun single track, some xc and a little service road thrown in to test your speed, with amazing views in all directions.

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25km | 4400'

Shorter, but definitely not lesser! This course is classic Schweitzer, boasting the big climbs, fun trails and killer views of the 52k, at half the distance. Don't be fooled, though - it's tough!

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8km | 600'

Not feeling the longer races? Want to go shorter and faster? This course will not disappoint! Get a taste of Schweitzer Mountain's best single track. It's picturesque and loaded with huckleberries!

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Sandpoint, Idaho is one of the Northwest’s best-kept secrets. Situated on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, between the Selkirk and Cabinet Mountain Ranges, Sandpoint is a mountain sports mecca. We are proud to be called America's "Most Beautiful Small Town" by USA Today/Rand McNally. Sandpoint is located 50 miles north of Coeur d’Alene and less than two hours from Spokane International Airport. Come to relax, compete or spend time with the family. It’s the perfect destination.


Race directors Ken Eldore and Mike Ehredt join forces to bring The Wolf to Skyrunning USA. Both men long recognized North Idaho as an outdoor enthusiast's playground. They bring many years of both competing in and professionally directing endurance events to The Wolf, and look forward to sharing their running territory with you. 

Ken Eldore

Ken is the owner of Priest Lake Multisports, and directs an annual series of trail running, ultra marathon, mtb and triathlon races in Priest Lake, Idaho. Visit www.PriestLakeRace.com to learn more.

Mike Ehredt

Mike is an athlete ambassador for Hylands Homeopathic, a certified personal trainer and a USATF running coach. He also directs the Dig Your Grave race in Hope, Idaho. Read more at www.MikeRunsIdaho.com and www.Run7b.com


Questions? We’ll be adding information to the site over the next several weeks. But if you can’t wait, send us an email! We know you’re planning your race season and are happy to get you the info you need.  

Race the Wolf

Sandpoint, Idaho, United States


Saturday - Sunday

July 6 - 7, 2019