Saturday, Sep 26, 2020

Midwest Everest

6800 Cannonsburg RD NE

Belmont, MI 100 Miler, 50 Miler, 50 Mile 4 Person Relay

Registration closes: Fri, Sep 25 @ 11:59PM

COVID-19 Response

Midwest Everest is not canceled!

We have paused credit card charges for Midwest Everest until we are certain that the race will not be canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Your registration is active but you won't be charged until later this summer, assuming we can hold the event.

Thank you for putting Midwest Everest on your calendar!

About the Event

The Midwest Everest is without a doubt the most difficult 100 mile run in West Michigan. With over 29,000 feet of ascent and an equal amount of descent runners should prepare to have your legs, mind and spirit challenged.

Number of Entrants

We will limit the total combined size of all events to 70 simultaneous runners. Relays will count as a single runner against the total.

Race Dates & Times

* Saturday and Sunday, September 26 and 27, 2020.
* Start times: Full Everest 7am, Base Camp 8am, Base Camp Relay 9am

Race Format

This event consists primarily of short “everesting” loops up the the Cannonsburg Quad and down the Double ski runs. Runners will also run additional 2 mile loops through the trail system to break up the everesting loops and spread runners out. When you choose to to run the 2 mile loops is entirely up to you.

Location

Cannonsburg Ski Area – 6800 Cannonsburg RD NE, Belmont, MI 49306

Events Details

The race will feature two ultra distances and a relay. They all will take place over the two days.

Full Everest– 100 miles and over 29,000ft/29,000ft gain/loss. 152 “everesting” loops and four, 2 mile, trail loops on wooded single track that can be run at any time during the race. 36 hour cutoff.

Base Camp– 50 miles and over 14,500ft/14,500ft gain/loss. 76 “everesting” loops and two, 2 mile, trail loops on wooded single track that can be run at any time during the race.

Base Camp Relay– 50 miles and over 14,500ft/14,500ft gain/loss. 76 “everesting” loops and two, 2 mile, trail loops on wooded single track that can be run at any time during the race. Four runners to a team. Laps can be split up between runners any way they would like.

Local time: 12:55 PM
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