50k: 7,150 feet of elevation gain | 30k: 4,066 feet of elevation gain
Welcome to the Westfir 30k/50k. The 50k route will take you on the famous ATCA route backwards. This route is consistently ranked in the top five best mountain bike routes in the entire state! The 50k will take you up the famous Alpine trail before you do a lollipop loop on the Cloverpatch trail, and Tire Mountain trail. You will then go up on the Alpine trail until you get to Windy Pass. From there you will finish by blasting down the alpine trail back to the start/finish line. You will have great views of deep woods as well as open views of the Willamette National Forest. This will be a very challenging 50k with over 7,000 feet of elevation gain! There will be three aid stations that you will hit a total of four times.
The 30k will stay inclusively on the Alpine Trail to Windy Pass, before bombing back down the trail. It is an out and back course. There are two aid stations that you will hit a total of three times.
October 29, 2023
Office Covered Bridge
Westfir, Oregon 97492
8:00 AM – 50k | 10:00 AM – 30k
30k / 50k
$50 / $70 – February 1 – February 14
$70 / $95 – February 15 – September 30
$90 / $110 – October 1 – Race Day
6:45 AM – 7:45 AM on day of race
8:15 AM – 9:45 AM on day of race for 30k runners
1st place male/female in both races will receive a free pair of Altra trail running shoes. Top 3 men and women will get an award in both races. Top masters male/female in both races will receive an award. We will also have raffles.
Complimentary lunch provided and beer from Ninkasi with your entry!
Westfir 30k Elevation Profile
Westfir 50k Elevation Profile
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View the Westfir 50k course by bike
The race venue is located at the Office Covered Bridge parking area in Westfir, approximately 40 miles southeast of Eugene, and 100 miles southwest of Bend. Westfir is a gorgeous town that is totally submerged in the Willamette National Forest.
There is plenty of parking at the office covered bridge parking lot. For overfill parking you can use the private land area in the back. The gate will be open for parking. Runners who want to camp the night before the race can use this area to do so.
POST RACE CELEBRATION
After your run you will receive a hot meal provided by our sponsors, and are welcome to enjoy some adult beverages provided by Ninkasi Brewing.
This race is held under a special use permit and in partnership with the US Forest Service, Willamette National Forest. In accordance with Federal Law and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, Elevated Trail Racing does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.