7th Edition of Laliik
WHEN: Saturday March 2nd, 2024 – There is an option for a one time early start for 25kers at 7 AM for those that would like extra time. (Early starters are exempt to overall awards)
25k - 8:00 AM
11k - 8:30 AM
5k - 8:45 AM
DESCRIPTION: 25k/11k/5k Trail Run
5k with 450 ft gain Is a gentle out and back uphill and downhill trail up Aster Gully.
11k with 1400 ft gain is an uphill then downhill trail loop showcasing the beauty of the Shrub Steppe and Rattlesnake Mountain(Laliik). Includes a very tough ascent and descent of Rattlesnake Arm from mile 3.75 – 4.65 which ascends 660 feet over 0.43 miles. This portion is called The Mountain Goat Challenge.
25k with 2200 ft gain is a trail run that winds through the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve showcasing the beauty of a relatively untouched region of Shrub Steppe with amazing views of Rattlesnake Mountain(Laliik) and the Columbia River Basin
REGISTRATION: $25 for 5k, $35 for 11k, $65 for 25k until January 3st. Price increase February 1st - $35 for 5k, $45 for 11k, $75 for 25k. Pre-registration Closes Thursday February 22nd. T-Shirts are included with 25k pre-registration but for 11k & 5k they are an additional $30 with pre-registration. Day of race registration is $75 for 25k(no shirt),$45 for 11k, and $35 for 5k.
PACKET PICK UP: Packet Pickup and Day of Registration at Frost Me Sweet on Friday March 1st from 3-5 PM and Saturday March 2nd from 6:30 AM to 7:45 AM.
REASON: This a fundraiser for the Runners of the Sage running organization www.runnersofthesage.com – with the mission to encourage more active and healthy lifestyles and its a fundraiser for the Rattlesnake Slope Preserve.
GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow. This is a cupless race so bring your own water bottle to fill up at aid stations. We will some goodies at two different aid stations.
Very comfortable Tri-Blend Bella Canvas shirts are an additional $30 with pre-registration for 11k & 5k participants. They come in unisex sizes. The 25k participants shirts are included with their pre-registration. There will be other Runners of the Sage Merchandise for purchase. Bring Cash/Check/Card.
All participants will receive a custom finisher medal. Awards for Overall Top 5 Male and Female.
PURSE $$ -
25k & 11k Male & Female Top Placers
1st Place - $100
2nd Place - $50
3rd Place - $25
5k Male & Female Top Placers
1st Place - $50
A cash prize of $50 will also be given to any new course record, 5k, 11k, and 25k
Previous Course Records:
Jesse Lang 25k Male Record:- 1:47:02 Michaela Trenidad 25k Female Record - 2:13:26
Drew Macomber 11k Male Record - 42:21 Natalie Teeples 11k Female Record – 1:00:28
Ezra Teeples 5k Male Record - 24:22 Kiersten Piazza 5k Female Record - 30:27
Drew Macomber Mtn Goat Challenge Male Record - 7:21
Bonnie Benson Mtn Goat Challenge Female Record – 9:30
PARKING: Come early to grab a parking spot at the trailhead. Overflow parking will be on the shoulder of 225. This highway isn’t very busy but does have some traffic so be careful walking to the race start.
AID STATIONS: We will have Aid Stations at Mile 2 & 12ish and Mile 3 & 13ish. We will have water and some snacks out at the aid stations. This is a cupless race to minimize waster. Bring your own water bottle to fill up.