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. (Mileage below is approximate)
CARMEN RESERVOIR, Mile 3
TRAIL BRIDGE, Mile 8
DEER CREEK, Mile 13
BUCK BRIDGE, Mile 16.5
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
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.
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.
18M START, 9 AM: Carmen Reservoir Trail Head, McKenzie Bridge, OR
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.