Welcome | Outlaw Trail Ultra Half Marathon
Many of you have likely heard of an ultra marathon, what is an ultra half marathon? Well, an ultra marathon is anything longer than 26.2 miles, a ultra half marathon is anything longer than a 13.1 miles (it makes sense in our mind). Don’t worry though, the Outlaw in only about 1.4 miles longer than a true half marathon; no need to sweat. We love running trails and want to share one of our favorites with you. There is nothing better than “mostly” gradual downhill ultra half marathon to introduce people to the trials. Whether you are new to running, new to trials, or an experienced ultra-trail runner, this course is fun and beautiful.
Challenge and help everyone who desires it to run at least one trail ultra marathon in their lives, the Outlaw is a race that introduces runners to the trail with a shorter distance and easier elevation profile.
LET THE ULTRA ADVENTURE BEGIN!
Nitty Gritty Details
Date: Saturday August 12, 2017
Start Time Runners: 8:00am
Start Time Hikers/Walkers (those hiking/walking the entire course): 7:30am
Pre-Race Packet Pick Up: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Friday August 11, 2017, 4:00pm – 7:00pm. There will be some great discounts available to runners so come and spend some time. We will be answering any questions you have at that time as well.
REGISTRATION COSTS: Sign up early, 200 runner limit and costs go up on June 2. Registration also includes a running shirt, unique finisher award, and a post race meal.
January 4 – June 1: $60.00 – a processing fee will be added by the registration company.
June 2 – August 1: $75.00 – a processing fee is added by the registration company.
REFUND POLICY: There will be no refund of the race entry fee due to the significant up-front costs associated with race management, and no deferral option. Thanks for understanding.
Location: Overflow parking area just south of Diamondfield Jack Campground. 28 miles south of Hansen, ID (near Twin Falls, ID) on Rock Creed Rd. 1.5 miles south of Magic Mountain Ski Area. Take first right after the Diamondfield Jack Campground entrance (just 0.15 miles apart).
This is a point to point mostly downhill run starting high up at the Diamondfield Jack Campground and running north down to the Third Fork Campground.
The first 3 miles takes place on a the Deadline Ridge Road, a rough jeep/ATV trail; the final 10+ miles are on sweet single-track trail.
The name of the race “The Outlaw” refers to Diamondfield Jack who was considered one of the area’s first outlaws. Click here to read a quick summary of his life. The start of the race takes place at Diamondfield Jack Campground.
If you enter both The Outlaw and the Beaverhead Endurance Runs in 2018, you will receive 20% off the registration costs for both races in 2017.
15% of the registration fees will be donated to the Xavier Middle and High School cross country teams. Runners are also encouraged to donate a needed item(s) at the start of the race to go to the Valley House Homeless Shelter (toiletry items, baby diapers, canned food).