4th of July Ultra

4th of July Ultra

 

Description:
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.
​Littering will NOT BE TOLERATED! ANYONE WHO IS CAUGHT LITTERING WILL BE DQ!

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.

Cost:

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
Location
4th Of July Pass Recreation area
Coeur D'Alene National Forest, Lakes Divide Road, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814, USA Coeur d Alene, ID 83814 United States
4th Of July Pass Recreation area
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