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Run the Rock 50 Mile

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53.1 mile 85.4 kilometer out and back
93% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 5,907' 1,800 m
Descent: -5,901' -1,799 m
High: 4,269' 1,301 m
Low: 2,625' 800 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 40% (22°)

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Trail shared by Janessa Taylor

The only 50-mile trail race held at Smith Rock State Park.

Janessa Taylor

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

Overview

The 50-mile consists of a 25.5-mile loop that is run twice. Total elevation gain is 6,600 feet and loss is 6,600 feet. 80% of the course is run on singletrack trails and 20% on gravel, dirt roads. There are 8 fully stocked aid stations along the course.

Description

The 50 Mile starts and finishes at the Skull Hollow Campground. The race begins on the Cole Loop Trail # 854, Gray Butte Trail #852, Burma Road, Wolf Tree Trail, cross bridge, access road to the Rim Rock Trail, Rope-De-Dope Trail, Canyon Trail, access road, cross bridge, left on River Trail, Summit Trail, Gray Butte Trail #852, Forest Service Road 1395, Forest Service Road 57, Cole Loop Trail # 854.

There are 8 aid stations along the 50-mile course. Each will have the usual ultra food selection: chips, PBJ, bananas, oranges, Skout bars, Muir Energy gels, Tailwind electrolyte drink, water, soda and other items. All Alpine Running races are cupless, so be sure to be a cup with you.

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Nov 8, 2019
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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
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
Crooked River Valley and Smith Rock
Jun 28, 2015 near Terrebonne, OR

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