Cape MountainCape Mountain Florence, OR
Event Overview Welcome to the Cape Mountain Trail Runs! These 50K and 25K loop courses soar high above the Pacific Ocean on one of the Oregon Coast’s most defining headlands, Cape Mountain. Just 15 minutes north of Florence, the mountain’s hidden gem trail network offers miles and miles of exceptional singletrack through moss-draped old growth rainforest, enchanting creek canyons, and rare coastal headland meadows. Since 2003, this special event has been a local fundraiser for the Siuslaw High School Cross Country program in Florence and we are proud to continue supporting them as the event’s beneficiary. Background Oregon’s Cape Mountain headland projects straight out of the Pacific Ocean from its base at Sea Lion Point (famous for its caves!), rising nearly 1500’ above sea level at its summit. Within the mighty Siuslaw National Forest (pronounced […]
Hood and Portland To Coast RelayTimberline Lodge Mt. Hood
The Providence Hood & Portland To Coast Relays is the most popular and largest running and walking relay race in the world, annually drawing participants from over 40 countries and all 50 states. Known as the Mother of All Relays, the event takes 8 to 12 member relay teams 196 miles or 128 miles (from Portland) from the iconic top of Mount Hood to the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. The event has sold-out for 30 straight years and on lottery opening day for 24 consecutive years! We look forward to celebrating the 41st annual Hood To Coast, 32nd Annual Portland To Coast and 25th Annual Portland To Coast Challenge with you on August 25, 2023!
Elk-Kings Trail RacesSmith Homestead Tillamook State Forest
These are rugged races that involve scrambling up rocky mountains and descended steep trails. A real mountain race! The 25K race is a very steep and technical course run on single-track trails in the Tillamook State Forest. Runners will summit two mountains – Elk and Kings Mountains – and involve 5,800 feet of gain. The 50K course changed in 2022. Now, the 50K racers get to go up and down Elk and Kings Mountains just like the 25Kers. This is a much more technical course, with 7,500 feet of gain. Both races finish at the Smith Homestead, near the Tillamook Forest Center. This is where all runners pick up their bibs and where the 50K racers start. The 25K runners take a shuttle to the start near Elk Creek campground. This is legit hard. But […]
Perpetua CoastYachats Common Yachats, OR
Event Overview Welcome to the Perpetua Coast trail runs, set in the vibrant coastal village of Yachats, Oregon (say YAH-hots) and the Cape Perpetua National Scenic Area! The event features 50K and 20-mile lollipop-loop courses with everything the Oregon Coast has to offer, from cozy beach town charm, rocky shoreline bluffs, sandy beaches, epic headland vistas and moss-draped old growth rainforest. From 2014-2021, this event was hosted as the Oregon Coast trail runs, produced by our friends at Rainshadow Running. We are honored to have taken the reins beginning in 2022 for this scenic and beautiful event! Background Towering 800 feet over the Pacific Ocean, the Cape Perpetua headland is one of the highest viewpoints on the Oregon Coast, offering unmatched views of 70 miles of shoreline and 35 miles out to sea on clear […]