2015 Stage Race!
The Standhope 60K will continue in 2015, and it will also be Day Four of the Standhope Ultra Challenge (The SUC).
25 February 2015 Update: New course for Day One.
26 December 2014 Update: 2 person teams will be allowed. You must both run the entire stage race together at all times, never being more than 100′ from each other during the race. If one person DNFs, the other forfeits their ability to continue on. You must come up with an original team name. The fastest team over the course of four days will be showered with cheap champagne at the finish line and receive a foot massage from the race director.
August 12-15, 2015
88 miles; 26,000′ vertical
Registration opens August 16, 2014
Entry Fee: $300
Price increases January 1st & June 1st
Limited to 50 runners.
Day 1: 18.4 miles. approx. 6,000′+/6,000′-
Pioneer Cabin Loop
Day 2: 14.5 miles. 4,012′ up/4,886′ down
East Fork Baker Creek Campground to Fox Creek Trailhead
Day 3: 18.0 miles. 6,035′ up/4,261′ down
Lake Creek Trailhead to Park Creek Campground
Highlights: High Ridge Trail, Pioneer Mountains Skyline
Day 4: 37.5 miles is the Standhope 60K race; ~11K vertical
Park Creek Campground to Star Hope Campground.
Highlights: Surprise Valley, Copper Basin, Goat Lake
Breakfast and dinner will not be provided each day. 4Runners are encouraged to enjoy the city and cuisine of Ketchum and Sun Valley.
Race housing will not be provided. Bring a tent or whatever appeals to you to sleep in. Camping at the Wood River Campground is included in your entry.
Each runner will be limited to one large drop bag.
Volunteers from 2014 will get first dibs on registration. This race WILL sell out.
The stage race is meant to provide the racers with an amazing adventure and the chance to bond with fellow competitors after the race!