4th of July Ultra

4th of July Ultra

4th of July Ultra


This is our third year for the 4th of July Pass Ultra Trail.  Help us make this an annual event. Coeur d'Alene is a great destination for the holiday weekend.This race will have four options - a 50 mile, 50K, 25k route and a 5 mile route.  You will run on old logging roads and some single track, most of the course is closed to motor traffic.  The average temperature in early July is a high of 72 and a low of 50.  Perfect for a race in the woods!The 5 mile loop is moderate and ends with 2+ miles of single track.The 25K course includes most of the Nordic trails and has a small out and back section that includes Killarney Mountain summit (3800').  This course is rated as moderate.  This is a perfect run for your first 25K.  Course maps will be up loaded once the snow melts.After the race enjoy a free BBQ with burgers (meatless options available), drinks, potato salad, and lots of goodies! :) ** Bring your lawn chair!  After the meal head downtown and enjoy everything Coeur d'Alene has to offer. 



Directions: 4th of July Pass is located 13 miles east of Coeur d'Alene Idaho on I-90. From I-90 take exit 28 and turn south, follow the signs to the start. 

50 mile Pre-race meeting: 5:45 am
Start time 6:00 am
​ (Course closes 7pm)
* Do you need extra time? Contact the Race Director for options.
​** 13 hour cut off time (with 6 am start). This is a 15 min 36 sec min per mile average.
50 mile information
4th of July ultra 50 mile route:
Elevation gain/ loss 7800'
First 50K is mostly double track with some good climbs, with some sun exposure( but this is all in the morning) . The last 18 miles is more single track and less sun exposure.
This race will have a 13 hour cut off (that's 15 m 36 sec min per mile average pace). This is with a 6 am start. Contact Race Director if this is something your interested in. Must make it to Aid station #5 (mile 30) by 1:45 pm.
We will allow pacers, starting at mile 30 (this is the start/finish area. Special need bags are transported to aid station #3 (25 mile).
Aid station break down:
#1 Mile10 Water, Heed, Gel and real food
#2 Mile15 Water, Heed and Gel ( NO VOLUNTEERS)
#3 Mile25 Special Needs Bags. Water, Heed, Gel and real food
#4 Mile28 Water, Heed and Gel ( NO VOLUNTEERS)
#5 Mile30 Pacers Start here. Water, Heed, Gel and real food
​#6 Mile35 Water, Heed, Gel and real food
#7 Mile39 Water, Heed, Gel and real food
#8 Mile43 Water, Heed, Gel and real food
#9 Mile45 Water, Heed, Gel and real food
Yep, that's 9 aid stations with more aid stations on the last half.
Courtesy Matters: The race course may have other users other than registered racers (bicyclists, equestrians, animals). Please show courtesy to those users.
Horse Etiquette: If you encounter a horse, please give a verbal warning to alert the rider.
Racing protocol: If a runner encounters an injured participant, trail running protocol courtesy dictates the non-injured runner stay with the injured runner or notifies the nearest aid personnel.

50K Pre-race meeting 6:45
Elevation gain/loss is 5000'. This is the first 50K of the 50M course so expect some sun exposure (or rain if we are unlucky).
Start time 7:00

25k Pre-race meeting: 8:45 am
 Start time: 9:00 am
5 mile Pre-race meeting: 9:15 am
Start time: 9:30 am
​Location: 4th of July Pass recreation area
After the race enjoy a BBQ and beverages. Bring your lawn chairs.
​With this race we will donate a portion of our profits to Lake City and Coeur d'Alene high school cross country teams.


50 mile early registration $80.00

50K early registration $60.00

25K early registration $40.00

5 mile early registration $25.00

High quality race shirts $20.00


Event Properties

Event Date 07-05-2015 5:00 am
4th Of July Pass Recreation area
Coeur D'Alene National Forest, Lakes Divide Road, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814, USA
4th Of July Pass Recreation area
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