The Elkhorn Crest 50 will take you along the Elkhorn Mountain ridgeline across sub-alpine forests and grasslands. The trail offers panoramic views of Baker Valley, the Wallowas, and the Blue Mountains.
The race has an average elevation of over 7200ft, making it a one-of-a-kind ultra in Oregon. 11,000 ft of climbing and 11,700 ft of loss are packed into 53 miles (yep, you get an extra 3 for free!).
Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following Alpine Running events.
Run Pick of the Month - Bend Marathon
Scenic mountain town marathon, half, 10k, and 5k happening April 14, 2024.
We're not joking about when we say "scenic." This race works hard to emphasize everything that makes Bend, Oregon great.
You'll cruise around neighborhood parks, through ponderosa pine forests, along the mighty Deschutes River, then finish in a beautiful iconic Bend location
This event offers a free kids race and youth 5k, a chill afterparty, and plenty of opportunities to shop, recreate, and dine in Bend while you're in Central Oregon for the weekend.
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