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 40 simultaneous runners. Relays will count as a single runner against the total. We reserve the right to change entry numbers based on COVID-19 restrictions. Any entries over 40 will be put on the wait list and determined at a date closer to the race.
Race Dates & Times
* Saturday and Sunday, September 25 and 26, 2021.
* Start times: Full Everest 7am, Base Camp 8am, Base Camp Relay 9am
Packet Pick-Up begins for all participants at 5:30am on Sat and runs till the 9am relay start.
This event consists primarily of short “everesting” loops up 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.
Cannonsburg Ski Area – 6800 Cannonsburg RD NE, Belmont, MI 49306
The race will feature two ultra distances and a relay. They all will take place over the two days.
Local time: 12:18 PM
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.