Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 23rd 2021:

5:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Packet Pickup: Run Hub NW in Eugene, Oregon

Friday, September 24th 2021:

8:00 AM – 9:45 AM: Packet pickup at the Hardesty trail parking lot

9:00 AM: Hardesty Mountain Early Start 

10:00 AM: Hardesty Mountain Start 

12:00 PM: All runners will be provided a free meal through our food cart and adult beverages. Meat, Vegetarian, and Vegan Options will be available.

Saturday, September 25th 2021:

8:00 – 9:45 AM: Packet pick up at Camper’s Flat campground. 

9:00 AM: Young’s Rock Early start 

10:00 AM: Young’s Rock Start

12:00 PM: All runners will be provided a free meal through our food cart and adult beverages. Meat, Vegetarian, and Vegan Options will be available.

Sunday, September 26th 2021:

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Packet pickup at Greenwaters Park

9:00 AM: Larison Rock Ascent Early Race Start

10:00 AM: Larison Rock Ascent Race Start

12:00 PM: All runners will be provided a free meal through our food cart and adult beverages. Meat, Vegetarian, and Vegan Options will be available.

1:00 PM: Awards presentation for entire weekend


Day One: Hardesty Mountain

September 24, 2021, 15 miler, 4,678 ft Elevation Gain

Starting at the Hardesty parking lot you will run .3 miles before taking a left on the South Willamette trail.You will run 5.2 miles before taking a right on the Eula RIdge trail. This will be your first aid station and where the king of the mountain segment begins. You will run the Eula Ridge trail for 3.8 miles before taking a left on the Hardesty trail. You will run another .4 miles to the top of Hardesty Mountain. This is where the King/Queen of the Mountain segment ends and the sprint segment begins. There will also be an aid station there. You will blast down Hardesty 5.2 miles down to the finish.

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

Directions: From Eugene. Get onto Highway 58 toward Oakridge. Drive on Highway 58 for 27 miles. Hardesty trail parking lot will be on your right.


Day Two: Young’s Rock

September 25, 2021, 11 miles, 3,342 ft Elevation Gain

Starting at the Camper’s Flat campground you will run across FR 21 to the Young’s Rock trailhead. You will then continue on Young’s Rock trail for 5.1 miles before taking a left onto Moon Point trail. This is where you will hit your first aid station. You will run on Moon point trail for .4 miles where you will have a gorgeous view of the mountains and forest below. This is where the King/Queen of the Mountain ends and the Sprint segment starts. You will then blast down the same way you came back to the finish.
This race has countless viewpoints of the surrounding mountains including Diamond Peak.

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

Directions: From Oakridge. Drive east to the end of town heading toward Bend. Take a right on Kitson Springs Rd, then take your first right on to Forest Road 21. You will be on this road for approximately 20 miles. Camper’s Flat campground will be on your right. Parking is VERY limited. Please carpool this day if possible.


Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Larison Rock Race Profile

Day Three: Larison Rock Ascent

September 26, 2021, 15k, 2,600 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.

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. 

This race is dog friendly! There will be treats and water provided at each aid station and will have dog awards at the conclusion of each race. There is a 5 dog limit per event, so please be sure to check in with us before bringing your pup!

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.

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Awards

The official awards will be held at 1:00 PM on September 26th. We will be announcing a ton of awards so it would be awesome if you can make it. We will be awarding the top 3 overall male and females with a cash purse. Overall masters male and female will receive a customized trophy. Overall dog runner will receive a customized trophy. The overall male/female sprint champion and King/Queen of the Mountain will receive a customized trophy. There will also be a cash prize for each male/female runner to the top of the mountain each day. We will also be doing tons of raffles, including two pairs of ON running shoes and other fun awards, so no matter who you are you can win something!! 

Cash Purse:

New this year there will be a cash purse for the top 3 overall male/female for the stage race. 

King/Queen of The Mountain and Sprint Champion Awards:

We will continue to give awards to the King/Queen of the Mountain, but we will also award the overall sprint champion by having the fastest overall time on each downhill segment. 

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. NEW 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.