Day One: Dead Mountain
July 12th 2024, 30k, 3,267 ft Elevation Gain

Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Dead Mountain Race Profile 2020

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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Day Two: Larison Rock Ascent
July 13th 2024, 15k, 2,665 ft Elevation Gain

Oakridge Triple Summit Challenge Larison Rock Race Profile

The second 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. 

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 for this race, so please be sure to check in with us before bringing your pup!

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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Day Three: Salmon Creek
July 14th 2024, 17k, 1,076 ft Elevation Gain

This is the last race of the series! This also is the only race where there is no dog limit since it is a loop, so feel free to run with your pup! This race is also the shortest distance of the three days and hugs the Salmon Creek the entire time so there is a water source on the entire course! 

You will start at the Green Waters Amphitheater and run the same course as the start of the Dead Mountain race, but instead of taking a left toward the Dead Mountain trailhead, you will continue to run on the Salomon Creek trail. You will run through a campground and will hit a gravel road. This is where you will hit the one and only aid station on the course. From here you will take a right and another right onto the South Salmon Creek trail. You will do a punchy half mile climb to the summit where the King/Queen of the Mountain segment will end, and then bomb down the other side of the trail for one kilometer. This is where the sprint segment will end. At the bottom you will also see the Salmon Creek to the right and will hug the creek back to the finish. 

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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