Karl Meltzer, a legend in ultra trail running circles, has put together a weekend of races. Snowbird has been hosting the signature race, the Speedgoat 50k, since 2010.
Speedgoat Vertical Mile: Friday, June 28th - Total distance is 6.4 miles with 5400' of vertical climbing. There is NO descent. The race starts at Creekside base area at 3pm and ascendes to the top of Peruvian Express lift. Their time stops when they ride the lift down. At the bottom, their time begins again and they climb to the top of Hidden Peak where the race will finish.
Speedgoat 50k: July 29th, Saturday - 31.83 miles, 11,878' of ascent, 11,878' of descent. Race begins at Creekside base area at 6:30am and can be viewed from Hidden Peak.
For a course map and more info: karlmeltzer.com/speedgoat-50k/
Packet Pick Up Times:
July 28, Gad Valley - 1pm-2:45pm
July 29, Gad Valley - 5am-6:15am
July 28 - July 29,
7 am - 4 pm