Schedule of Events

Thursday, July 13th 2023:

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM: Packet Pickup: Willamette Mountain Mercantile, 48080 OR-58, Oakridge, OR 97463

Friday, July 14th 2023:

6:00 AM – 7:45 AM: Packet pickup at the Alpine Westfir trail parking lot

8:00 AM: Alpine Westfir Start 

11:00 AM: Free gourmet meal at your convenience, and adult beverages provided by Ninkasi Brewing. Non-alcohol beverages also available.  

Saturday, July 15th 2023:

6:00 AM – 7:45 AM: Packet pick up at Greenwaters Park. 

8:00 AM: Dead Mountain Start

11:00 AM: Free gourmet meal at your convenience, and adult beverages provided by Ninkasi Brewing. Non-alcohol beverages also available.

Sunday, July 16th 2023:

6:00 AM – 7:45 AM: Packet pickup at Greenwaters Park

8:00 AM: Larison Rock Ascent Race Start

10:00 AM: Free gourmet meal at your convenience, and adult beverages provided by Ninkasi Brewing. Non-alcohol beverages also available

11:00 AM: Awards presentation for entire weekend


Day One: Alpine Westfir

July 14th 2023, 20k, 2,940 ft Elevation Gain

Starting at the Westfir parking lot you will run on the gravel and take a left going toward the Alpine tie trail. You will start your climb and 1 mile into the race you will take a sharp right on the alpine trail. You will continue to follow the Alpine trail up until you hit the first summit about 1.5 miles into the race. This will be the first aid station. From there you will continue on the Alpine trail until you hit the Buckhead shelter summit road. From here you will hit your second aid station and this is the end of the king/queen of the mountain segment. From here you will take a left and run approximately one mile down the road before taking a left on a tie trail that connects back with the Alpine trail. Once connected back you will go down the same way you came up hitting your final aid station with approximately 1.5 miles to go. This is the start of the sprint segment, which ends at the finish of the race.

After the race, enjoy a cold one or two on us provided by Ninkasi Brewing, and a tasty meal.

Directions: From Eugene: Get on I-5 heading south and take the highway 58 exit toward Oakridge. You will be on highway 58 for approximately 38 miles, then will take a left on Westfir Rd and follow that road for 2.2 miles until taking a left on the office covered bridge parking lot.

43.7584° N, 122.4957° W


Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Dead Mountain Race Profile 2020

Day Two: Dead Mountain

July 15th 2023, 30k, 3,267 ft Elevation Gain

Starting at Greenwaters Park you will run on a flat trail hugging the river for approximately 3 miles before hitting the dead mountain trailhead. This will be where you hit your first aid station and start to climb. You will climb for approximately 4 miles hitting another aid station, and finally a third aid station at the top. From here you will run the devil’s backbone section for some amazing views and then run back down the trail hitting two more aid stations on the way down for a total of five possible aid stations. The start/finish are at the same location. The start of the King/Queen of the Mountain segment will start at the first aid station and will end at the third aid station. The sprint segment will start once you begin your descent after passing the aid station to the top. It will end once you hit the last aid station.

After the race, enjoy a cold one or two on us provided by Ninkasi Brewing, and a tasty meal.

Directions: From Eugene: Head on I5 South. Take Highway 58 Exit Toward Oakridge. Continue east on Highway 58 through the town of Oakridge. Take a right at the Greenwaters Park sign just east of Oakridge. Parking available in the park.

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Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Larison Rock Race Profile

Day Three: Larison Rock Ascent

July 16th 2023, 15k, 2,665 ft Elevation Gain

The last race of this series will start at Greenwaters Park. You will take a right over the bridge and run on the Greenwaters trail for about a half mile when you will turn right on a gravel road. After a short distance on the gravel, you will see the Larison Rock Trailhead on your left. This trail gradually climbs for another 3.5 miles until you hit a road crossing. At this point (4.5 miles) you will hit your first aid station. You will then proceed to run another .5 miles to the summit of Larison Rock at 3,558 feet in elevation. You will touch the rock at the summit and start making the descend down. At the end you will cut the flat section short and proceed to the most direct path back to the Amphitheater. The beginning of the king/queen of the mountain segment that will start once you leave the start and will end at the top of the rock. The sprint segment will begin once you start your descent on top of the rock and end after getting off the trail onto the gravel road.

This race features a spectacular view at the top of Larison Rock, as well as over 2,600 feet of elevation gain. You will hit the aid station two times. 

Awards for the entire weekend as well as raffles will take place after the race!

Directions: From Eugene: Head on I5 South. Take Highway 58 Exit Toward Oakridge. Continue east on Highway 58 through the town of Oakridge. Take a right at the Greenwaters Park sign just east of Oakridge. Parking available in the park.

43°44’17.0″N 122°27’25.1″W


Awards

The official awards will be held at 11:00 AM on July 16, 2023. We will be announcing a ton of awards so it would be awesome if you can make it. We will also be doing a ton of raffles from our sponsors!

Stage Race winners:
Male/female winner of each stage will receive a pair of Altras. You are only eligible for one pair of shoes.

King/Queen of The Mountain and Sprint Champion Awards:
The first male/female to the top of each mountain will receive an award from our sponsors, and the fastest male/female of each sprint segment will receive an award from our sponsors. You are only eligible to receive one award from each segment.

The overall champion, overall King/Queen of the Mountain, the overall male/female sprint champion and overall masters champion will receive a special award.

Unique Bibs:
Every runner will receive three different bibs. The male/female winner of each stage from last year will be showcased on the bibs for this year. We will have white bibs for the masters leader, yellow, polka dot, and green bibs for the current overall leader, king/queen of the mountain, and sprint leader. Just like the Tour De France!

Dog Lovers:
We will allow 5 dogs to run each day. We will have a water dish, and dog biscuits at every aid station, and each dog will receive a finisher rawhide. The winning dog of each stage will also receive a big cookie. The overall dog champion will receive a doggie goodie basket provided by our dog sponsor. The previous year’s overall dog champion will be showcased on the current year’s dog bib.

Please message me directly if you plan on running with your dog.

Finisher Award:
Every 40 mile stage race finisher will receive a finisher’s award.