Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge
Now a part of the Trail Runner Trophy Series! Only two other races in Oregon are a part of this series.
For more details go to https://trailrunnermag.com/trophy-series
Join us in scenic Oakridge, Oregon for the first annual Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Stage race. This will be an epic trail stage race Located in the Pacific Northwest’s Capital of Mountain Biking, Oakridge has nearly 500 miles of densely forested trails. Truly a trail running and mountain biking paradise! Come compete on one, two or all three amazing mountainous trails equaling a total of 60k of racing!
Do not miss this opportunity to experience this unique event. King and Queen of the mountain will be awarded as well as the fastest overall time between the three events. Come join in on the excitement, and experience the beauty that Oakridge has to offer.
This option is for all three days. You will be eligible for the overall prize awards given to the top three male and female finishers for the entire stage race, and will as king/queen of the mountain awards. You will also be eligible to receive a Trucker hat from Run Territory given to the top 10 male/female finisher from all three days, and some socks for the 11th-15th place finishers.
5k and 1 mile kids run 12 and under
Want to join in on the fun but are not ready for the mountains? Maybe you are speedster and trudging up a mountain isn't your cup of tea? Don't worry, we got your covered. We are offering a flat 5k trail cross country race on Sunday. This could be a fun race for a newbie or seasoned cross country runner to enter to enjoy nature and try to run a PR. We are also offering a 1 mile race FREE for kids 12 and under, so the whole family can get in on the fun!
There will be customized medals for the top three male/females in each of the stage races, as well as a medal for 1st overall male/female for the 5k and kids 1 mile run.
King/Queen of the Mountain:
There will be an award given to the first male/female to summit the mountain of each stage race, as well as a trophy to the male/female with the fastest combined ascent for all three races.
Overall Triple Summit Challenge Champion:
There will be Trophies given to the overall male/female champion for the three stage races. There will also be running shoes awarded to the overall male/female champion. The overall male/female champion will also get a free entry to next years race!
Triple Ascent: For those who are doing all three races, the top 10 male/female will receive a trucker hat, while 11th-15th place will receive a pair of socks.
Packet Pickup will be Thursday, September 6th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at RunHub Northwest in Eugene, Oregon.
If you cannot make it to RunHub then you can receive your bib numbers before the race each day.
Parking will be limited in all three races. It is highly encouraged to carpool to the events. Thanks!
There are a handful of places you can stay at in Oakridge that will provide you a nice sleep, great experience, and will not break the budget. Here are a few options, and please visit back later with possible discounts to lodging.
47365 1st Street, Westfir, OR 97492
Oakridge Lodge & Guest House
48175 East 1st Street, Oakridge, OR 97463
Best Western Oakridge
47433 Highway 58, Oakridge, OR 97463
There are also many campsites you can take advantage of for camping right next to the race!
Oakridge RV Park
48229 Highway 58, Oakridge, OR 97463
Casey's Riverside RV Park
46443 Westfir Road, Westfir, OR 97492
Want to be at the race when you wake up and on a budget? Sleep in your tent for free at the first stage race site in Westfir. Please, NO FIRES, and cleanup after yourself. Thank you!
Please contact me if you would like to volunteer. Every volunteer will receive a free customized Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge T-shirt. Thanks!
Local time: 8:10 PM