- updatedJanuary 9, 2009


March 8 , 2009
White River Snow Park, Mt. Hood
Start Times Vary - Check the Schedule!


** You do not need a USSSA Membership to participate in the EXPO,
the Relay, the Citizens Race, or the Kilo.

Please fill out one entry per event.

The National Championship Events require USSSA Membership and Qualification.

Please check schedule regularly for additions and minor changes.

Saturday, March 7th
Location - White River Sno Park (WEST)
:: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Course preview and walk available
:: 1:30 PM - Walk the course with USSSA Director Mark Elmore.

:: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Race Check-In / Registration (Day of race registration and check-in also available)

At the Zig Zag Inn
:: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Event Meet and Greet - Zig Zag Inn

Sunday, March 8th
Location - White River Sno Park (WEST)
:: 8:00 AM - Race Check-In and Registration
:: 9:30 AM - Juniors 5K Championship Race (Men/Women)
:: 10:15 AM - Citizens 5K (Men/Women)
:: 11:00 AM - Women's 10K Championship Race
:: 11:45 AM - Men's 10K Championship Race
:: 12:45 PM - KIDS 1K Shuffle
:: 1:00 PM - Relay Championships 3x2.5K

*** NEW Course Maps with updated Elevation Profiles POST on February 23rd.
** Here is a map of the route.

Course Information:
Course low elevation: 4100'
5K High Elevation: 4400'
10K High Elevation 4650'

The terrain may change and vary depending on weather. Typically this course will be:
50% Hard packed with ample width for passing and being passed.
25% in the TREES and more single track and technical (not that technical).
25% moderate and varied -- a cross between the two terrains listed above.

The courses feature a variety of terrains, with some groomed, some hard packed, and some back country portions. For the 5K course participants will complete a 2.5K loop twice, and for the 10K course, competitors will complete a 5K course twice. For the relay, each of the three competitors will complete one 2.5K lap. The relay will feature three divisions: Male, Female, Mixed.

Start and Staging - White River West Sno Park:
From Portland take HWY 26 to Mt. Hood. Continue past Government Camp a few miles to the HWY 35 junction.  Take HWY 35 (North/East) towards Hood River. The Sno Park will be a few miles past the intersection on the west side of the road.  Be sure to have a valid Sno Park Permit. They are availabkle at most businesses in Government Camp and at regional sporting goods stores. More information.

Contact Information:
E: [email protected]
P: 503-223-2825
T: 888-629-0697
F: 503-223-2841

** Special: Charlie Hawse Expedition Productions will be doing some video taping -- putting together some fun footage that will be available to all participants.

Photo by Scott McMullen

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