rampage the roots Montanas ultra challenge
((Aug 20, 2016

General RAce information

Start/Finish Location:
All races start and finish at the Pony Park in Pony, Montana. Pony is an historic ghost town with a rich mining past, many historic buildings, and a current population of roughly 100 souls.  Pony is just a one hour drive west from Bozeman and the Greater Yellowstone International Airport.  It's also just an hour from Butte, and 40 minutes from the cowboy town of Ennis.  Yellowstone National Park is less than 2 hours away.

Time & Date:

The Ghosts of Yellowstone 100 miler begins at 5:00am on Saturday, AUG 19, 2016 has a 38 hour time limit, and is a 4 POINT UTMB Qualifier.  The Fool's Gold 50 miler (2 POINT UTMB Qualifier) will start at 6:00am on Saturday, AUG 20, 2016.  The time limit will be 16 hours.  The 50K Endurance Run will start at 10:00am on Saturday, AUG 20, 2016. 

The 50K, 50M and 100M are modified out and back courses.  All courses  run through old historic mines areas, such as the Garnet Gold Mine and the Atlantic and Pacific Mine.  Runners will get an intimate experience of the grandeur of the Tobacco Root Mountains and its 25 - 10,000 foot peaks, while running through the backcountry with abundant wildlife. 


The combined field of all events is limited to 200 runners.


Registration will be on-line and hosted at www.ultrasignup.com  Click HERE to register for any of the 3 events.

50K Endurance Run $85
Fool's Gold 50M $125.
Ghosts of Yellowstone $250 

Regional weather for August in Montana can be found @ www.weather.com or www.noaa.gov  You can use 59747 as a zip code for your search.  Please note that the starting elevation is approximately 5,500 feet and much of your time will be spent between 6,500 feet and just under 8,500 feet of elevation.  The 50M and 100M go above 10,000 feet.  You can expect weather changes at elevation and at night during these runs.


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