The Elephants Perch present, Legends Never Die. October 1st 2022 Offering Half Marathon and Full Marathon distances. The trail race is sure to challenge all. Thanks to our great sponsors we have some amazing prizes.
Local time: 3:04 AM
The Half Marathon course follows the beautiful 13.1-mile single track loop trail from Oregon Gulch. Along track will be exploding with color from fall foliage. The majestic mountain views are sure to take your breath away. Heading south along the river towards Chocolate Gulch and up the mountain along the Oregon-Fox connector, with a race high point of 7,600 and 2,172 ft vertical gain.
Due to popular demand, there will two waves starting at 9:05 am start and 9:40am start. The bus will pickup all runners at 8:45am and 9:20am (there is limited parking at trailhead)
The loop Marathon course 26.2 miles starts at 8:30am with bus pickup at 8:10am You will run the same first 9 miles as the Half Marathon but this year the course continues up to a race highpoint of 8,550 feet, with 5,400 elevation gain.
You will feel like you’re in your own private Idaho with unforgettable views of the high surrounding mountains towards Galena climbing the East Fork of Baker Road, head down the road for one mile then turn at Curly’s for a descent towards Easley Hot springs for a full Aid Station and turn around. Back up Curly’s and along East Fork of Baker Road for a different perspective. Past the limited Aid Station back down to Oregon Gulch staying left at Fox Creek Loop limited aid station along gentle terrain for a fast finish at Oregon Gulch.
Prizes from Limelight Hotel for winners. Visit webpage for more information https://legendsneverdiemarathon.com
Registration is open July 1st
There is a bathroom at the Trail Head at start, mile 4.5 and finish.
Aid Stations ,Mile 4.5, Mile 10, Mile 13.1, Mile 17.5, Mile 23, Mile 26.2 Providing energy food, Support and H20. Thanks to Atkinsons Market. CREWING IS PERMITTED ON LAST 3 MILES OF THE COURSE ALONG OREGON GULCH TRAIL TO FINISH LINE. Race Photos will be taken at mile 5 by Smiley’s Mountain Photo. Runners will receive free event T-Shirt and winner will receive a unique award.
Our goal is to raise money for Higher Ground, 10% of proceeds will be donated to this worthy cause.
Race briefing Friday Sept 30th, 6pm at Limelight Hotel Ketchum