No races in 2014 or 2015! 

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2013 information below: When: Saturday, October 5, 2013
6:30am-7:45am Check-in(no runner check-in the day before).
8:00am Race start(50k runners who need an extra hour to finish can start at 7:00am).

Where: Mt Spokane State Park -- Mead,WA (near Spokane,WA and Coeur d'Alane, ID)
Click here for Driving Directions
The Washington State Discover Pass is REQUIRED for parking at the race.

Entry Fees: 
50k: $65 or $75 after Oct 1st. (not including shirt)
25k: $45 or $55 after Oct 1st. (not including shirt) 
Registration now open at Ultra Signup

T-Shirt: $32 additional. Short sleeved Patagonia . Gender Specific Sizes ***Deadline is Sept 17 at 5:00pm to get shirt! 

50k Cutoff Times: 8 hours or 9 hours for 50k runners who take the early start
To start the 2nd loop 50k runners must make it to Selkirik Aid Station(mile 15.5) by 11:45am
To continue running they must make it to Burping Brook Aid(mile 20.7) by 1:15pm

To continue running they mist make it to Summit Aid Station(mile 27.7) by 3:15pm

25k Cutoff Time: 5 hours

Aid Stations: There will be five full aid stations for the 50k and two full aid stations  The aid stations will have water, nuun electrolyte drink, succeed electrolyte caps, gu, and a wide variety of the normal ultra aid station food(cookies, chips, candy, fruit, etc.)

50k: Burping Brook Aid Station mi 5.2, Summit Aid Station mi 12.2, Selkirk Aid Station mi 15.5, Burping Brook Aid Station mi 20.7 and Spokane Summit mi 27.7

25k: Burping Brook Aid Station mile 5.2 and Spokane Summit Aid Station mile 12.2  

Drop Bags:  Runners can have drop bags at all of the aid stations.  

Post Race: We'll hang out at the finish line, drinking tasty beverages and eating yummy hot food. 

Where to Sleep, Eat, Drink, etc: Bald Knob campground in the park has about a dozen tent campsites. Bear Creek Lodge is right on the edge of the park and in addition to their unique rooms they also have a campground that accomadates RVs.  The lookout tower on Quartz Mountain, which is right on the 50k course, sleeps four and can be rented for the night.  And for finding hotels close by in spokane this site seemed helpful:

Bear Creek Lodge on the edge of the park also has bar and restaurant. And there's a large grocery store on the corner of HWY 2 and HWY 206 about 15 miles from the park entrance.
Refund Policy: No refunds but as long as you give us a week notice your entry fees can be transferred for use at a future Rainshadow Running race.

Race Director: Email James Varner at