Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge
Join us in scenic Oakridge, Oregon for the 3rd running of the Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Stage race. This is 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 to almost 40 miles 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.
Also, new to the event this year, the race will be going over Devil's Backbone! This is one of the coolest views you will find in the area.
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, as well as king/queen of the mountain awards, and overall Masters awards.
This is Friday's event, and is the longest day of the three days. This race consists of 16 miles, and you will pass through six aid stations at mile 3, mile 6, mile 8, mile 8.5, mile 10, and mile 13. The summit for the Queen and King of the Mountain award is at mile 8. At just over 8 miles you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Willamette National Forest below you. The total elevation for this race is 3,047 feet.
This is Saturday's race, and is a 20k. This race has three aid stations at mile 3.4, mile 6.2, and mile 9. You will reach the summit at mile 5.7, which will be your time for the Queen and King of the Mountain. This race has 2,700 feet of elevation gain.
This race is on the last day of the stage race, and also the shortest in distance, at 11 miles. This race has three aid stations at mile 4.5, mile 5.5, and mile 6.5. The summit for the King and Queen of the Mountain is at mile 5.
Triple Summit: There will be customized medals for the top three male/females in each of the stage races. There will be an King/Queen of the Mountain award given to the first male/female to summit the mountain of each stage race. There will be Trophies given out to the fastest combined time male/female. The first place male and female will be invited back to next years race for free! The fastest male/female combined ascent time for the three races will receive a King/Queen of the Mountain trophy. First overall male/female Masters will receive a trophy for the stage race.
Raffle: There will be tons of fun items being raffled for all of the runners. Must be present to receive item.
After each race there will be free snacks and drinks for the runners. After Saturdays race we will Cowgirl Cook'n provide lunch at a discounted cost, and after Sunday's race the Triple Summit runners will be able to enjoy their three days of hard running by having a complimentary meal provided by Cowgirl Cook'n.
Packet Pickup will be Thursday, September 26th from 5:00 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 at each race site before the race start.
There are a handful of places you can stay at in Oakridge and the City of Westfir 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!
No race would ever be successful without volunteers. You are the most important part of the race, and because of that if you decide to be so kind to serve your time to us, we will reward you with your choice of a stylish Hat or Shirt made from Territory Run Co. If you volunteer for all three days you will receive a free race entry to the next years race. Thank you so much for your support!
Local time: 9:12 AM