An uphill challenge at your favorite downhill destination!!!....
Local time: 5:27 PM
Runners will ascend 3.1 miles, gaining 1,640" in elevation to the breathtaking summit of Brundage Mountain via the Cat Track. Enjoy 360 degree views of Payette Lake & the McCall area, The 7 Devils Mountains, Granite Peak, Slab Butte and the Wallowa Mountain Range of Oregon. Runners will then turnaround at the Bluebird chair lift and descend the same route for a total of 6.2 miles. Free bear sighting is included...in previous years, a black bear ran across the mountain at the start of the race! Bring along your family and friends for a discounted chair lift ride to the summit to cheer you on!
***NEW THIS YEAR*** The DOWNHILL Cat Track 5K!!! Enjoy the views from the Bluebird Chairlift ride to the summit start at 10:15am and run downhill 3.1 miles (descending 1640") along the Cat Track to the finish line. This will be an enjoyable and scenic race for those who want to try mountain running, or bring the kiddos up for a fun 5K!
Be sure to stick around for the post race party, awards, kegged beer, and live music at Smokey's Bar & Grill inside Brundage Mountain Ski Lodge (outside depending on the mountain weather). There will be 3 LIVE BANDS playing outside from 11am-5pm. Kiddos can hang out playing lawn games, and have fun on the swingset.
The NEW SideStash Cafe will be open around 8am, selling a full coffee menu, muffins, cookies,etc.
RED, WHITE, & BLUE attire/costumes are encouraged! Bring your finest Patriotic get-up to the Mountain. There will be a PRIZE for the best dressed!
Prepare your mountain legs for Brundage Mountain's 5K&10K run!
RACE SCHEDULE BELOW:
*Tuesday, July 3rd-Packet Pickup from 4-6pm: Located at the Brundage Downtown Shop Located at 307 Park Street in downtown McCall
*Wednesday, July 4th-Race Day Check-in/Race Day Packet Pickup from 8:30-9:30am at Brundage Mt.
*Wednesday, July 4th-9:30-9:50am-Pre-Race Briefing
*Wednesday, July 4th-10am 10K Race Start. 10:15am 5K Race Start (All 5K runners need to be at the top of the lift by 10:10am for the start of the 5K downhill race)
*Race Day Sign-Up: From 8-9:00am is available but not encouraged-10K-$55.00 5K-$40.00 cash/check payable to Brundage Mountain Resort
***Race Entry includes a SWEET Unique Trucker Hat (red, white, & blue themed), some other awesome SWAG, and a free beer (over 21) or beverage of choice at the post race party***