Get ready for an awesome adventure race in the wilds of Eastern Idaho/Western Wyoming!
The following updates include crucial information that will help you with your prep and will make race day go as well as possible! Please make sure you and your teammates read carefully.
CLICK HERE to read the 8-hour Pre-Race Update!
CLICK HERE to read the 24-hour Pre-Race Update!
CLICK HERE for a list of all registered 24-hour teams.
Race Date and Location:
- 24-hour race: June 24-25th, 2017
- 8-hour race: June 17th
- Location: Somewhere near/in/around beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho!
8hr: Solo, 2-person coed, 2-person male, 2-person female
24hr: 2-person coed, 2-person open, 3-4person coed*, 3-4person open**
*The winning 3-4person coed team will qualify for the 2017 USARA National Championships and receive a $400 scholarship. (24-hr race only)
**The winning 3-4person open team will also qualify for the 2017 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!
8hr: Trekking/trail running/Mountain biking
24hr: Trekking/trail running/Mountain biking/packrafting*
*please see gear list for important information regarding packrafts and rental opportunities.
Tentative course distances:
8hr: 11-17mi Mountain Biking (on road, two-track, and single-track), 4-8mi on-foot (some on-trail but mostly off)
24hr: 45mi Mountain Biking (on road, two-track, and single-track), 15-23mi on-foot (some on-trail but mostly off), 22mi Packrafting (Class I-II fast-moving water. This is June in the Rocky Mountains–water levels can vary greatly and the water will be cold. Please see the gear list for more info on dry/wetsuits.)
8hr: $95 per person. Last day to register is Sunday, June 11th!
24hr: $230 per person. Last day to register is Sunday, June 11th!
No additional processing fees this year–the price you see is the price you get at check-out.
**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.
Register for BOTH races and receive 50% off your 8hr entry fee!
Race Schedule: (Updated 05/25/2017)
Friday evening, June 16th: Map pick-up: 4:30-5:45pm/Pre-race meeting: 6:00pm Location: Targhee Athletics in Driggs, ID. Bring your 1:24,000 UTM gridreader and writing utensils!
Saturday, June 17th: Race start 8am, Finish no later than 4pm. Post-race awards and festivities at 5pm at the Victor Depot Park in Victor, ID (you will finish elsewhere, and then we will all meet in Victor afterwards!).
Friday evening, June 23rd: Map pick-up: 4:30-5:45pm/Pre-Race meeting: 6:00pm. Bike drop-off: 6:30-8:00pm. Location: Targhee Athletics in Driggs, ID.
Saturday, June 24th **Schedule revised 6/22/17): meet at the Victor Depot Park at 5:30am to drop off transition area gear, paddle bags, and load the bus! Bus leaves at 6:00am sharp. Race start time 8am. Finish no later than 8am on Sunday, June 25th, with awards/festivities to follow shortly after around 8:30 or 9am. Friends and family please join us!
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.
We are unable to offer refunds on race registration fees. However, we will happily transfer your entry to a future race.