Yakima Skyline Rim 25k & 50k

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Yakima River Canyon, WA
10701-11155 Canyon Road Ellensburg Washington 98926 US

50k – Saturday, April 8, 2017
25k – Sunday, April 9, 2017

By April, you’ll be sick of the clouds and rain, puddles and wet brush. You’ll be sick of mud, of dark and dreary days. You’ll need some sunlight. This race is one way to get that sunlight, to get out of mud and wet brush, to get up relatively high (3500 feet) and see for miles and miles. This race’ll give you hope, hope that summer is coming, is already on its way.

Sure, the trail is steep and hard and relentless, with more elevation gain than any other comparable race in the Pacific Northwest, but it’s worth it, because you can see where you’ve been and where you’re going. With each climb, you’re rewarded with ever expanding views of the Columbia Highlands, the Yakima River Canyon, and the Cascade Mountains – including Mt Rainier, Mt Adams, and the Stuart Range. As you climb in and out of the Umtanum and Roza creek valleys, you’ll see the ecosystem change before your eyes, and the ridge running here is liberating and invigorating.

Race date
April 8, 2017 10:00 am, April 9, 2017 10:00 am
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