Runners are required to carry a light weight jacket, emergency blanket, whistle and the ability to carry at least 40 ounces of water. There will be 4 aid stations along the course with GU, S-Caps, chips, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches and water. Dogs are not allowed on the course and there are consequences for anyone caught littering along the trail, including disqualification. A portion of the proceeds will go to the Volcano Rescue Team. Formed in 1986, the VRT (Volcano Rescue Team) provides assistance and resources for emergencies and accidents on the mountain. It is run by volunteers and self-supporting.
Online registration is available through September 2nd and costs $135. Purchase an Altra technical race shirt for $30. Registration will be available race morning for $150. Packet pick-up and day-of registration begin at 5:30AM on September 5th. Parking permits are required at Marble Mountain Sno-Park and are included in the entry fee. Spectators will need to purchase a parking permit. It is suggested participants from Portland allow 2 hours to get to the park and anyone traveling from Seattle should allow 4 hours travel time.
There will be a post-race barbeque for participants, their families and volunteers. Volunteers are always welcome and it’s a great way to check out a race you might be considering. The top 3 male and female finishers will receive a prize and the male/female winners will win a free entry for next year’s race. There will also be random prizes given away during the post-race party. Check out their website for a list of accommodations, including camping and some nearby resorts.