START
18M START, 9 AM: Carmen Reservoir Trail Head, McKenzie Bridge, OR

5M START, 10 AM - Deer Creek Rd Trail Head, McKenzie Bridge, OR


FINISH LINE

Belknap Hot Springs Lodge & Garden

59296 Belknap Hot Springs Rd, McKenzie Bridge, OR. Park at Belknap Hot Springs, Lodge & Gardens & ride the shuttle to your start line. Here is a link for DIRECTIONS​​

5 MILE COURSE MAP / GPS MAP
5M ELEVATION PROFILE​

COURSE LIMIT & TRAIL ETIQUETTE

 The course limit for the 18 mile run is 5 hours, which is 16:40 per mile. Racers must make it to the following trail head aid stations by the following times:

TRAIL BRIDGE, Mile 8 - 11:15 am

DEER CREEK, Mile 13 - 12:40 pm

BUCK BRIDGE, Mile 16.5 - 1:35 pm


Participants who do not make it to these locations by the cut off times will be pulled from the course and driven back to the finish line. 


FIVE MILE

The course limit for the 5 mile is 2 hours, which is an average of 24 minutes per mile. The 5 mile has 1 aid station at Buck Bridge. 


Aid stations have water, Gatorade, KIND Snacks, GU energy gels (chocolate & vanilla), PBJ sandwiches, BBQ chips, salt caps, hard candy, toilets and First Aid kits. 


Please respect the trail and do not throw any trash, especially energy gel wrappers, on the trail. Wait until you reach an aid station to toss your trash. If you are passing someone, please call out, "On your left!" before you pass. The trail is open to regular day users, so please make sure you are respectful of their experience. Thank you in advance.


Hot Springs Trail Runs, hosted by Pink Buffalo Productions LLC, operates under a special use permit with USDA Willamette National Forest, and is an equal opportunity outdoor recreation service provider. 


PINK BUFFALO RACING

AID STATIONS
Aid stations have water, Gatorade, KIND Snacks, GU energy gels (chocolate & vanilla), PBJ sandwiches, BBQ chips, salt caps, hard candy, toilets and First Aid kits. 


CARMEN RESERVOIR, Mile 3*
TRAIL BRIDGE, Mile 8 
DEER CREEK, Mile 13 
BUCK BRIDGE, Mile 16.5 

*Toilet is about a tenth away from aid station near where the start line is at Carmen Reservoir. 


COURSE MAPS

The 18 mile race starts at Carmen Reservoir and has about a quarter mile on hard packed dirt. Then, the course merges onto Waterfall Trail. About a mile later, past Koosah Falls and Sahalie Falls, the course goes over a footbridge and proceeds south on McKenzie Trail to Belknap Hot Springs, Lodge & Garden. The first three miles are highly technical.  The 5 Mile event is on McKenzie River Trail next to the McKenzie River. Both events finish at Belknap Hot Springs Lodge & Gardens.
18 MILE COURSE MAP / GPS MAP

18M ELEVATION PROFILE