Facts & Trivia

Elevation Gain

3,022 feet

Race Distance

3.1 – 3.5 miles, depending on route

First Winner

James Walters, 1915  | 1:02:02

Youngest Winner

Ephriam Kalmakoff, 1928  | Age 16 | 52:35

Oldest Winner

Todd Boonstra, 2003 | Age 41 | 47:32

Longest Record Holders

  • Bill Spencer, 43 years | Set junior record 1973 – Current
  • Bill Spencer, 39 years | Set men’s record 1974, Broke his own record in 1981 – 2013
  • Nancy Pease, 25 years | set women’s record 1990 – 2014

Most Race Wins

Nina Kemppel, 9 wins  | 1994, 1996 – 2003

Most Junior Race Wins

Allison Ostrander, 6 wins  | 2009 – 2014

Most Wins by Local Residents

  • Cedar Bourgeois, 7 wins  | 2004 – 2010
  • Ralph Hatch, 6 wins  | 1946 – 50, 1953

Most Consecutive Race Finishes

  • Fred Moore, 47 finishes | 1970 – Current
  • Ellyn Brown, 28 finishes  | 1989 – Current

Oldest Finishers

  • Corky Corthell, age 82 | 2011 | 1:56:45
  • Millie Spezialy, age 77 | 2015 | 2:18:37