Saturday, Mar 2, 2024

Laliik 25k/11k/5k

Rattlesnake Slope Preserve

Benton City, WA 25K, 11K, 5K

This Event Took Place Sat. Mar 2, 2024

Race Details

Past Results from 2018-2021 Found at:
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7th Edition of Laliik
WHEN: Saturday March 2nd, 2024
25K - 8:00 AM
11K– 8:30 AM
5k – 8:45 AM

WHERE: Rattlesnake Mountain Recreation Preserve Trailhead – Hwy 225 – 7 miles from exit 96 off I-82 Rattlesnake Mountain Preserve Trailhead. Come early to grab a parking spot at the trailhead. Overflow parking will be on the shoulder of 225. This highway isn’t very busy but does have some traffic so be careful walking to the race start.

REGISTRATION: : $25 for 5k, $35 for 11k, $65 for 25k until January 31st. Price Increase February 1st - $35 for 5k, $45 for 11k, $75 for 25k. Pre-registration Closes Thursday February 22nd. T-Shirts are included with 25k pre-registration but for 11k & 5k they are an additional $30 with pre-registration. Day of race registration is $75 for 25k(no shirt),$45 for 11k, and $35 for 5k.

RACE DESCRIPTION: 25k/11k/5k Trail Run
5k with 450 ft gain Is a gentle out and back uphill and downhill trail up Aster Gully.
11k with 1400 ft gain is an uphill then downhill trail loop showcasing the beauty of the Shrub Steppe and Rattlesnake Mountain(Laliik). Includes a very tough ascent and descent of Rattlesnake Arm from mile 3.75 – 4.65 which ascends 660 feet over 0.43 miles. This portion is called The Mountain Goat Challenge.
25k with 2200 ft gain is a trail run that winds through the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve showcasing the beauty of a relatively untouched region of Shrub Steppe with amazing views of Rattlesnake Mountain(Laliik) and the Columbia River Basin. 

PACKET PICKUP: Packet Pickup and Day of Registration at Frost Me Sweet on Friday March 1st from 3-5 PM and Saturday March 2nd from 6:30 AM to 7:45 AM.

GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow. This is a cupless event so bring your own water bottle.

REASON: This a fundraiser for the Runners of the Sage running organization – with the mission to encourage more active and healthy lifestyles and its a fundraiser for the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve.

MERCHANDISE: Very comfortable Tri-Blend Bella Canvas shirts are an additional $30 with pre-registration for 11k & 5k participants. They come in unisex sizes. The 25k participants shirts are included with their pre-registration. There will be other Runners of the Sage Merchandise for purchase. Bring Cash/Check/Card.

AWARDS/PRIZES: All participants will receive a custom finisher medal. Awards for Overall Top 3 Male and Female.
A cash prize of $50 will be given to any new course record, 5k, 11k, and 25k
Previous Course Records:
Ezra Teeples 5k Male Record- 24:22 Kiersten Piazza 5k Female Record – 30:27
Drew Macomber 11k Male Record - 42:21 Natalie Teeples 11k Female Record– 1:00:28
Jesse Lang 25k Male Record - 1:47:02 Michaela Trenidad 25k Female Record - 2:13:26
Drew Macomber Mtn Goat Challenge Male Record - 7:21
Bonnie Benson Mtn Goat Challenge Female Record – 9:30

Event's current local time: 1:35 PM PT


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