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The Canyons Endurance Run by UTMB

Bringing you back to where it all started – The birthplace of mountain ultra-trail running.

About the race

The Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB®, the second event in the 2022 UTMB World Series the world’s leading trail running circuit, is a dual qualifier for the iconic UTMB® World Series Finals taking place in Chamonix, France and the Western States 100. In addition, the Canyons 100K distance is a Western States 100 Golden Ticket race where the top two female and male finishers earn direct entry to the Western States 100. Canyons Endurance Runs by UTMB starts in the historic gold-rush town of Auburn, birthplace of mountain ultras in the northern California foothills of the Sierra Nevada range.

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100M

The Canyons 100 mile race is a point to point uphill run from Auburn to China Wall with 24,000' of vertical gain along the Western States Trail and other classic trails.

Race Details

Race Category

ws100M

Running Stones

4

The race

100M

Distance

100miles

Elevation Gain

24140feet

Start Date

2023-04-28

100K

Experience some of the most scenic and challenging sections of the iconic Western States Trail as you cover up to 16,000’ through the Canyons between Devil’s Thumb and the famous river crossing at Rucky Chucky.

Race Details

Race Category

ws100KM

Running Stones

3

The race

100K

Distance

62.1miles

Elevation Gain

16000feet

Start Date

2023-04-29

50K

Canyons 50k will start and finish in downtown Auburn, from Robie point to Driver’s Flat and return along the Foresthill Divide Loop with a fast-rolling course that will capture the spirit and origins of trail running in the Sierras of CA.

Race Details

Race Category

ws50KM

Running Stones

2

The race

50K

Distance

31miles

Elevation Gain

5600feet

Start Date

2023-04-29

25K

Enjoy the fast climbs and descents of Canyons 25k with views of the American River Canyon and enjoy the magic of Auburn Start-Finish line celebration.

Race Details

Race Category

ws20KM

Running Stones

1

The race

25K

Distance

15.5miles

Elevation Gain

2800feet

Start Date

2023-04-29

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