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Run the Rock Half Marathon

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13.7 mile 22.1 kilometer loop
88% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 2,041' 622 m
Descent: -2,048' -624 m
High: 3,577' 1,090 m
Low: 2,625' 800 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 54% (28°)

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Best trail half marathon in Central Oregon!

Janessa Taylor

Features Fall Colors · Geological Significance · River/Creek · Views

Overview

Run the Rock Half Marathon takes runners up Misery Ridge and Summit Trail with incredible views of the Casacades before descending Burma Road. This race covers the most scenic and popular trails within Smith Rock State Park.

Description

The race starts at the grassy area near the parking lot and then utilizes the following trails/road in the following order: Rim Rock Trail, Rope-De-Dope Trail, right on Canyon Trail, access road, cross bridge, Misery Ridge Trail, right on Mesa Verde Trail, left on River Trail, cross bridge, access road, Rim Rock Trail, Rope-De-Dope Trail, access road to bridge, cross bridge, left on River Trail, Summit Trail, Burma Road, Wolf Tree Trail, cross bridge ... and up road to FINISH!

There are 3 aid stations that will serve water, Tailwind electrolyte drink, Skout bars and Muir Energy gels. All Alpine Running events are cupless, so be sure to bring a cup with you.

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Photos

Looking at the back side of Monkey Face pinnacle and Smith Rock Group just before a thunderstorm.
May 21, 2015 near Terrebonne, OR
Smith Rock State Park
May 27, 2015 near Terrebonne, OR
No misery! Pure bliss!
Mar 25, 2016 near Terrebonne, OR
Looking north on the back side of the Smith Rock.
May 21, 2015 near Terrebonne, OR
Bet you didn't know that Smith Rock State Park has Hoodoo's
May 21, 2015 near Terrebonne, OR
Looking South at Smith Rock Group from River Trail
May 21, 2015 near Terrebonne, OR

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