Get ready for an awesome adventure race in the wilds of Eastern Idaho/Western Wyoming!
Race Date and Location:
- 24-hour race: June 23-24th, 2018
- 10-hour race: June 23rd 2018
- Location: Somewhere near/in/around beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho!
10hr: 2-person coed, 2-person male, 2-person female. NOTE: Solo racers will be allowed only with permission from the race directors. Please email us before registering if you’re interested in racing solo.
24hr: 2-person coed, 2-person open, 3-4person coed*, 3-4person open**
*The winning 3-4person coed team will qualify for the 2018 USARA National Championships and receive a $400 scholarship. (24-hr race only)
**The winning 3-4person open team will also qualify for the 2018 USARA National Championships. (24-hr race only)
Want to race on a team but don’t have a teammate? Email us if you’re looking for a team and we’ll try to help you out!
10hr: Trekking/trail running/Mountain biking/ropes*
24hr: Trekking/trail running/Mountain biking/paddling**/ropes*
*We have an optional fun ropes challenge planned! No climbing experience necessary, but it is required to know basic belay skills. If this is unfamiliar to you, here’s a video to get your started, but also consider visiting a climbing gym or practicing with a friend before the race. Only two people per team must complete the challenge. Teams are highly encouraged but not required to complete the ropes challenge! Teams that do not complete the challenge will not receive credit for that checkpoint. Please see gear list for required climbing gear.
**please see gear list for important information regarding packrafts and rental opportunities.
Tentative course distances:
10hr: 35-40mi on bike (50% double track, 15% single track, 35% dirt road), 5-10mi on foot (on and off-trail)
24hr: 85-90mi on bike (50% dirt or paved road, 40% double track, 10% single track), 10-15mi on foot (on and off-trail), 10-15mi class I-II paddling (packraft)
10hr: $95 per person now through April 30th, $110 May 1st – June 17th
24hr: $200 per person now through April 30th, $230 May 1st – June 10th
**All 24hr racers will be required to have a USARA membership. One-Day memberships can be purchased for $8 at the pre-race meeting. If you already have a USARA membership be sure to bring your card to the pre-race meeting. You may also purchase a yearly membership for $35.
More details to come, but here’s some preliminary info:
Friday evening June 22nd: Pre-Race meeting and map pick-up (Location and time, TBA)
Saturday, June 23rd: 7am START, 5pm FINISH cut-off time
Saturday, June 23rd: Mid-morning pre-race meeting and map pick-up (Location and time TBA)
Saturday, June 23rd: 4pm START
Sunday, June 24th: 4pm FINISH cut-off time
Hotels fill up fast here in the summer in Teton Valley…if you need a place to stay, reserve a room early. Feel free to contact us if you need any suggestions for hotels or camping.
-Teammates must stay within 50 meters of each other at all times.
-NO off-trail bike travel! Bikes may only be ridden on roads or trails. You and your team will be DISQUALIFIED for riding off trail. Walking bikes off-trail is okay.
-You will be traveling in bear country. Knowledge of bear country safety and etiquette is required. Please review this website for some bear safety tips: Bear Safety
-Bikers must yield to horses and hikers
-We will be practicing Leave No Trace ethics. Pack out everything you bring in! Please tread lightly and be aware that this is bear country. We would be so psyched if when we swept the course we found ZERO trash!
-In the case of snow or mud (a large probability), please be considerate to avoid trail damage. Please walk bikes through deep mud to avoid rutting up the trails.
-No navigation devices are allowed besides compass, altimeter, or bike computers. NO GPS, CELL PHONES, or other things like that!
-Please no dogs on the course (exceptions may be made if you want to bring your pet Ogre).
–Racers must cross the finish line before the cut-off time or will be penalized by 3 points per minute for the first 30 minutes. Racers finishing more than 30 minutes late will be unranked. (Checkpoints are typically worth 10-points each).
We are unable to offer refunds on race registration fees. However, we will happily transfer your entry to a future race.