AUGUST 15, 2020

Course Description

The best running Idaho has to offer! 

From the ski slopes to the lake shore!

This scenic course will ascend Brundage Mountain before hitting the singletrack of Payette National forest as it winds its way to the shores of beautiful Payette lake. The race will start at the main Brundage base area and will finish on the beach in Rotary Park near downtown McCall. Yes...this race is in August and finishes on the beach! 










1/2 Marathon

  • Distance 13.1 miles 

  • Total Ascent/Descent 1,965 feet / 3,001 feet

  • Lowest Point 4,999 feet (at 13.37 miles) 

  • Highest Point 7,582 feet (at 2.35 miles)

  • Uphill 4.03 miles (30.0%) 

  • Downhill 8.56 miles (63.9%)

  • Flat 0.78 miles (5.8%) 

  • Height Gain 2,582 feet

  • Steepest Uphill +28.9% (at 1.23 miles) 

  • Steepest Downhill -34.4% (at 2.80 miles)

  • Longest Uphill 1.34 miles (at 1.01 miles) 

  • Longest Downhill1.68 miles (at 2.96 miles)

Course Stats


​Friday, August 14

  • 5-6pm: Packet pickup at McCall Brewing Company (downtown McCall).

  • 6-7pm: Lakeside Yoga at Rotary Park (335 W Lake St, McCall, ID 83638).

  • 7-9pm: Relax with pasta and salad at the Mountain Trail Series headquarters in McCall.

​Saturday, August 15

  • 8am: Shuttle leaves Rotary Park for Brundage.

  • 8am: Packet pickup at Brundage. 

  • 9am: Race start!

  • Race cutoff time is 1pm (Aprox. 4 hours).

  • 2pm: After-party with a free drink and appetizers at McCall Brewing Company  Friends and family are welcome. 

  • Race shirt, finishers medal, official timing certificate, photo, race bag, free beer, and appetizers!

Additional Info

  • You do not need to pick up your packet at McCall Brewing on August 14. You can pick up your packet the morning of the race at Brundage Mountain. 

  • The shuttle will leave Rotary Park at 8am. There will not be an official shuttle back to Brundage after the race, but we will assist with rides/car pooling. 

  • There are no minimum gear requirements. We recommend you carry at least one liter of water, a cell phone with additional battery pack, basic nutrition, and a rain/wind jacket.  

  • Race cutoff time is 1pm (approximately 4 hours). 

  • There are several "cutoff" places along the route for those falling behind the time or who are not feeling well. 

  • A sweep vehicle will sweep the course hitting the finish line at 1:15pm.