The Canyons Endurance Runs

The Canyons Endurance Runs
Date Apr 2024 (TBD)
Distance Ultra, 100k, 50k, 25k, 100mi
Course Type Trail


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!


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