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2022 Race Series Preview: Alpine Running

If there was ever a race director who made all my trail running dreams come true, it’d be Alpine Running. Accomplished ultra runners themselves, these RDs know all the best trails (with all the best views), how to run a smooth event (with all the best snacks), and really just provide top-notch races here in Oregon.

They have everything from halfs to hundos and they are truly some of my favorite events to both run and support.

Take a peek at their upcoming year and throw one on your calendar. I do every year and while they are always a challenge on my body, they’re invariably great for my soul.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Old Cascadia

Distance: 50M, 50K, 20M

When: June 18-19, 2022

Where: Lava Lake Sno Park

Elkhorn Crest

Distance: 53M, 50K

When: Saturday, July 23, 2022

Where: Sumpter, OR

Oregon Cascades 100

Distance: 100M

When: August 27-28, 2022

Where: Bend to Sisters, OR

Three Sisters Skyline

Distance: 50K, Half Marathon

When: Saturday, September 24, 2022

Where: Sisters, OR

Run the Rock

Distance: 50M, 50K, 20M

When: November 12-13, 2022

Where: Smith Rock State Park | Terrebonne, OR

About Author

Bobi Jo has lived all over the midwest but moved to Portland in 2007 and now calls it home. She started casually running in 2012 and trained up for the "Run Like A Mother" 5k as her first proper event. She got a taste of the runner's high and is now a veteran ultrarunner. While running is her favorite sport, she is a "Jill of all trades, master of none" - her other hobbies include rock climbing, hiking, skiing, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and traveling the world. On her elusive rest days, she is an avid bookworm and a Green Bay Packers fan.

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