The first part of the 50M follows the 50K course to the second time through the Willamette Meridian aid station. 50M runners will have drop bags available at Siskiyou Gap Aid Station for both directions. Leaving the Willamette Meridian aid station you will head north From there we head north on the Split Rock Trail. After 4 miles head down the Wagner Glade Trail to the Potlicker aid station at Road 2060 (drop bags available), then down Potlicker. Potlicker takes you to Horn Gap Road. Head down the road to the Horn Gap Trail. Go up the Horn Gap Trail to 2060, then out 2060 to Time Warp Trail. You will again pass the Potlicker aid station where drop bags are available. Up Time Warp (yes, this is a bitch climb) to the top of Mt Ashland, then a quick jaunt to the finish at the Mt. Ashland Lodge.
AID STATION DESCRIPTION
All aid stations will be stocked with electrolyte drink, gels, water, potatoes, chips, cookies, pretzels, candy and other ultra goodies.
POST-RACE SNACKS AND OPTIONAL LUNCH
Awaiting you at the finish line will be plenty of refreshments plus a hamburgers/veggieburgers. Please let us know at registration your plans to eat with us or not. It will help with our planning.
RULES AND TRAIL ETIQUETTE
|1.||The 50 Mile race begins at 6AM. There is no early start.|
|2.||Numbers must be worn on front and visible at all times.|
|3.||Drop bags for Jackson Gap can be left in the designated area near check in.|
|4.||This is mountain running – the morning may be cool with warm afternoon temperatures – come prepared for anything and you should carry at least one water bottle.|
|5.||The course is marked with pink ribbon. You should never go more than 1/4 mile without seeing the flagging.|
|6.||If you drop from the run, you must notify the aid station captain. If we have no record of you either finishing or dropping, we will be forced to call search and rescue.|
|7.||No pacers are allowed, however, family and friends are welcome to join their runners, on their return, at the top of Mt. Ashland.|
|8.||Dogs are not allowed on the course. Leashed dogs are only allowed in the Mount Ashland parking area.|
|9.||Crews are not permitted to drive on the course.|
|10.||Please NO littering. Help us maintain the beauty of this course. Pack your garbage to the nearest aid station.|
|11.||NO exchanging of bib numbers. Registered runners only. This is critical to the safe tracking of all participants.|
|12.||For safety reasons, no runners will be permitted to start after 6:15AM.|
|13.||We would like to minimize our use of plastic bottles after the race. We will gladly serve
post race beverages into your water bottles.
|Start line to Willamette Meridian Aid Station||5.0||5.0|
|Willamette Meridian Aid Station to Siskiyou Gap Aid Station||3.5||8.5|
|Siskiyou Gap Aid Station to Jackson Gap Aid Station||6.5||15.0|
|Jackson Gap Aid Station to Siskiyou Gap Aid Station||6.5||21.5|
|Siskiyou Gap Aid Station to Willamette Meridian Aid||3.5||25.0|
|Willamette Meridian Aid to Potlicker Aid Station||6.6||31.6|
|Potlicker Aid Station to Potlicker Aid Station||5.9||37.5|
|Potlicker Aid Station to Time Warp Aid Station||5.5||43.0|
|Time Warp Aid Station to Finish||7.0||50.0!|
* Note: Jackson Gap is the designated drop bag aid station in both directions.