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Hardesty Hardcore

The 4th event in the Run Big Trail Series!
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The Hardesty Hardcore Trail Run, hosted by Level 32 Racing LLC operates under a special use permit with USDA Willamette National Forest, and is an equal opportunity outdoor recreation service provider.

Date: Saturday, September 5, 2020 - Labor Day Weekend

Time: 8:00am - 14 mile start, 8:30am - 5.5 mile start

Location: Hardesty Trailhead - west of Oakridge, Oregon

Distances: 14 miles & 5.5 miles

Courses: The 14 mile "Hardcore" starts and finishes at the Hardesty Trailhead, climbing 3300 feet in the first 4.5 miles, descending 3300 feet in the next 4 miles, and then rolling for the final 5.5 miles. The 5.5 mile "forest-fiver" starts at the South Creek Trailhead and runs to the finish at the Hardesty Trailhead parking lot. Both distances are 100% single track trail.

                                                    CLICK HERE for Course Map
Difficulty: The 14 mile event is very challenging, and has a 4 hour time limit. The 5.5 mile event is moderately difficult, with gradual ascents and descents and technical footing.

Directions: Take I-5 to Hwy 58 (Exit #188A), heading towards Oakridge. Go approximately 20.7 miles on Hiway 58 to the Hardesty Mountain Trailhead on the right (south side of the road).

Shuttles: Participants in the 5.5 mile event will take a shuttle from the Hardesty Trailhead parking lot at 8:15am, up to the start. There is no parking at the 5.5 mile start.

Entry Fees: $40 - 14 mile event, $30 - 5.5 mile event (includes shuttle). Youth 17 & under and adults 60+, deduct $5. Add $10 for race day registration. Tech Shirts Available for $14. A limited number of event shirts will also be available for sale on race day. 

Registration:  In person registration available at Run Hub NW (515 High St.) through 12PM on Friday, September 4th.

                                  BIB#'s available on race day, starting at 6:45AM
                                          CLICK HERE for printable entry form

                         Click below for online registration, open until midnight 9/4


Entry Limit: Due to parking limitations, shuttle limits and single-track trails, this event has a participant limit. Register Early!

Parking:  The Hardesty trailhead parking lot has limited space.  Participants will need to park along the shoulder of Goodman Creek Road, facing north (with the water to the right).  Please drive up the road to a pull-out, turn around and then drive back north to the next available spot on the eastern shoulder of the road - this is a one-lane forest service road with pull-outs.

Aid Stations: Water, electrolyte beverage and light snacks will be available at the following points - 14 mile: 3mi, 4.5mi, 8.5mi, 12mi. & 5.5 mile: 3.5mi.

Awards: Awards will be presented to the overall male and female winner and top three in each age group in each event.  

Age Groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & over.

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