50K COURSE

• 50K COURSE: BEAUTIFUL 50K ULTRA IN THE MID WILLAMETTE VALLEY SURROUNDING THE CAPITOL CITY OF SALEM! THIS COURSE MAY RANK AS ONE OF THE MORE CHALLENGING, BUT SCENIC 50K'S IN THE WEST! THIS MOTHA PACKS A PUNCH AND FEATURES SIGNIFICANT ELEVATION GAIN WITH MUD, ROCKS, A CREEK CROSSING (MILE 12) AND LOTS OF HILLS! COURSE BEGINS AT THE SOUTH FALLS DAY USE AREA AND FEATURES A TOTAL OF 7 AID STATIONS. THE 50K FOLLOWS THE SAME BEAUTIFUL COURSES AS THE HALF AND FULL AND LIKE THE FULL MARATHON (AT THE N. FALLS AID STATION MILE 6) SPLITS OFF FROM THE HALF COURSE AND BEGINS IT'S OWN JOURNEY IN THE BACK COUNTRY TRAILS OF SILVER FALLS STATE PARK.  HUGE FIR TREES, SEVERAL BRIDGE CROSSINGS, LUNG BUSTING HILLS, AMAZING SINGLE TRACK TRAILS AND TONS OF WILDLIFE GREET RUNNERS IN THIS REMOTE AREA! AFTER JOINING BACK WITH THE HALF COURSE AT AID STATION #6 (N. FALLS MILE 24.4) THE 50K NOW ENJOYS THE BEAUTIFUL AND SCENIC CANYON TRAIL RUNNING ALONGSIDE AND UNDER SEVERAL AMAZING WATERFALLS ALONG THE WAY BACK TO THE FINISH AT SOUTH FALLS DAY USE AREA. THIS AMAZING COURSE COVERS ALMOST EVERY MAJOR LANDMARK ON THE 9000 ACRE SILVER FALLS STATE PARK (OREGON'S LARGEST STATE PARK). COURSE PREVIEW HERE. COURSE WILL BE WELL MARKED WITH FLOUR, SIGNS, CONES AND WILL HAVE MILE MARKERS AT ALL AID STATIONS. SORRY, NO PETS ALLOWED (THIS EVENT IS RUN ONLY WITH A CUT OFF TIME...PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS) WALKERS ALLOWED IN THE 7MI AND 1/2 MARATHON DISTANCES. 

• 50K COURSE MAP: (CLICK TO ENLARGE 4.3MB)


• 50K ELEVATION CHART: (CLICK TO ENLARGE)

TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN = 4100 FT

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50K AID STATIONS
  SPLIT TOTAL FULL DROP CREW RESTROOM
      AID AREA ACCESS  
1 - Start/Finish
3.3 3.3 NO YES YES YES
2 - North Falls 2.7 6 YES NO YES YES
3 - Youth Camp 3.6 9.6 YES NO YES NO
4 - Conf Center 4.4 14 YES NO YES YES
5 - Buck Mtn 5 19 YES NO NO NO
6 - North Falls(2) 5 24 YES NO YES YES
7 - South Falls 4.4 28.4 YES NO YES YES
FINISH 2.7 31.1        




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