From the start at Mt. Ashland Ski parking lot, the course heads west to a junction with fire road 40S15 (.5 miles) before intersecting with the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). You turn right onto the PCT and follow the trail to the Grouse Gap aid station. From the aid station, the trail climbs to the saddle, and then contours to the Willamette Meridian turn around. Water will be available at this point.
The course leaves the Willamette Meridian on Rd 20 and heads east back to the Grouse Gap aid station. Be sure to stay on the road all the way to the aid station. From Grouse Gap aid station, the course then heads to Mt. Ashland via the PCT to the junction with Rd 40S15. Turn left onto Rd 40S15 and follow all the way back to the Mt. Ashland parking lot finish line!
AID STATION DESCRIPTION
Grouse Gap and Willamette aid stations provide water or electrolyte drink.
POST-RACE SNACKS AND OPTIONAL LUNCH
There will be snacks and drinks at the finish line, plus an optional full lunch is available for the 15k runners at the finish for an additional $10 if ordered during pre-registration, $15 day of event.
|Mt. Ashland parking lot to PCT via Road 40S15||.8||.8|
|PCT/Road 40S15 to Grouse Gap aid station||1.9||2.7|
|Grouse Gap aid station to Willamette Meridian Turnaround||2.1||4.8|
|Willamette Meridian to Grouse Gap aid station via Road 20||2.0||6.8|
|Grouse Gap aid station to PCT/RD40S15 junction||1.9||8.7|
|Road 40S15 to Mount Ashland Finish||.8||9.5|