Race up the Snake

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WHEN: Saturday March 7th, 2020 –  11k(6.7 miles) – 8 AM       4k(2.4 miles) – 8:15 AM

WHERE: Rattlesnake Mountain Recreation Preserve Trailhead – Hwy 225 – 7 miles from exit 96 off I-82 Rattlesnake Mountain Preserve Trailhead

REGISTRATION: 2020 Register opening soon

PACKET PICKUP: Pick up your race packet with bib and goodies starting at 7 AM the day of the race.

GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow. As of now this an minimally supported course so bring your own water/snacks if you need them.

REASON: This a fundraiser for the Runners of the Sage running group www.runnersofthesage.com – with the mission to encourage more active, sustainable, and environmentally aware lifestyles.

COST/MERCHANDISE:  $10 for 4k and $25 for 11k – Pre-registration (closes Feb 27th). T-Shirts are $20 with pre-registration(before Feb 15th). See T-Shirts below. Day of race registration is $30 for 11k and $15 for 4k.

Very comfortable Tri-Blend Bella Canvas shirts are $20 with pre-registration – the last day to pre-order shirts is Feb 14th. They come in unisex sizes

There will be some extra shirts in limited sizes and quantities available for purchase the day of the race.  Plus there will be other Runners of the Sage apparel and Pint Glasses for sale.

AWARDS/PRIZES: Overall Top 3 Male and Female.  Mountain Goat Challenge Award to Fastest Male and Female to ascend the 660 ft over 0.45 mi. A cash prize of $50 will be awarded to the overall 11K male and female. A cash prize of $20 will be awarded to the overall 4K male and female. A cash prize of $20 will also be given to any new course record, 11k, 4k, or Mtn Goat Challenge.

LODGING: Hampton Inn Richland

RACE DESCRIPTION: 11k/4k Trail Run

4k(2.4 miles)  goes up a ravine that is a gentle out and back uphill and downhill.

4k course

4k Profile

11k(6.7 miles) is an uphill then downhill trail loop showcasing the beauty of the Sagebrush Steppe and Rattlesnake Mountain. Includes a very tough ascent and descent of Rattlesnake Arm from mile 3.75 – 4.65 which ascends 660 feet over 0.45 miles.

Course Map

11k course

11k Profile

THANKS TO ALL PARTICIPANTS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR SUCH A MEMORABLE BLIZZARDY RUN!! WHAT AN INCREDIBLE DAY AND MANY STORIES TO TELL.

2019 RACE UP THE SNAKE RESULTS

                                                    11K OVERALL WINNERS

MALE

  1. Michael Mcneill 59:49  2. Jesse Lang 1:01:31  3. Samuel Schwarz 1:03:14

FEMALE

  1. Bonnie Benson 1:25:00  2. Christine Horner 1:26:01  3. Emma Mealer 1:33:32

4K OVERALL WINNERS

MALE

  1. Brian Schur 22:02  2. Evan Peterson 23:04  3. Matthew Peterson 23:30

FEMALE

  1. Christie Hayes 26:31  2. Alexis Painter 28:50  3. Caitlin Neff 29:01

Male Mountain Goat Challenge Winners:

  1. Jesse Lang 9:19  2. Michael Mcneill 9:24  3. Samuel Schwarz 10:01

Female Mountain Goat Challenge Winners:

  1. Bonnie Benson 14:09  2. Christine Horner 14:13  3. Emma Mealer 14:19

 

 

2018 PICTURES-RESULTS

COMPLETE RESULTS – CLICK ON RESULTS

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

Race Pictures

More photos

11K OVERALL WINNERS

4K OVERALL WINNERS

MOUNTAIN GOAT CHALLENGE WINNERS

Mtn Goat Winners

FEMALE MOUNTAIN GOAT CHALLENGE WINNERS                                                        1. Christine Horner 11:06     2. Lydia Campbell 12:18    3. Andie Slonecker 12:58

MALE MOUNTAIN GOAT CHALLENGE WINNERS                                                                1. Travis Mitchell 8:10       2. Layne Papenfuss 8:18     3. Brian Schur 9:19