The Canyons Endurance Runs

The Canyons Endurance Runs
Date Apr 28, 2023 -
Apr 29, 2023
Distance Ultra, 100k, 50k, 25k, 100mi
Course Type Trail

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Race Information

The Canyons Endurance Runs is a Western States 100 Golden Ticket race and Qualifier and a UTMB qualifying race!

Go back to where it all started: the Birthplace of Mountain Ultra Trailrunning.

You will encounter the most scenic and difficult sections of the Western States trail from downtown Auburn to Foresthill, the Canyons and finish at China Wall OHV. Enjoy great panorama vistas of the Sierras from Desolation to rarely seen intimate canyon/river views. You will run through beautiful oak and pine canopied forests on some of the fastest descents and steepest climbs anywhere. Crossing streams and old wooden bridges through historic settlements, you might hear prospectors and mules on their quest for the mother lode as you follow the same trail they did over 150 years ago. You can also imagine the likes of Gordy Ainsleigh, Ann Trason and Tim Twietmeyer as they pioneered the sport of mountain ultra trail running.

Come explore the Canyons and follow in the footsteps of Pioneers that made this legendary trail so special. The post party will feature hot grilled food with lots of cold drinks to enjoy. The famous trucker hat will be back too!

Training For a Race? Try This Challenge

Training for a race? Take on the West Coast Trail Challenge and use the power of team accountability to help you stay motivated!

During the West Coast Trail virtual team challenge your team of 1 – 4 people will work together and take a 75 km (47 mi) journey along one of the most popular/scenic hikes in the world!

Each time anyone on your team runs, walks, or hikes your team advances along an interactive map towards the finish.

Your team members can be located anywhere in the world!

Unlock special badges and earn an embroidered finisher’s patch as you make your way along the trail.

The West Coast Trail virtual challenge is built for everyone. Start the challenge anytime, your team time doesn’t begin until you start your team clock.

Use the leaderboard to compare your time to teams that have completed the challenge in the past. Or, set your own goal and complete the challenge at your own pace!

Sign up and earn your finisher's patch today! Get Challenge Info

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