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Welcome to the Standhope Ultra Challenge (the SUC)! 2016 will be a three-day event featuring the White Knob Mountains and the Copper Basin area, going along with the 60K and 30K. This is not a beginner-level ultra. The race peaks out at 11,000 feet over rough terrain and passes along the shores of Goat Lake, the highest lake in Idaho. Entrants will be rewarded with a truly breathtaking mountain run, possibly taking the prize as your most beautiful trail run. This is a world-class course and will likely fill up early. Check out the Course page for topo maps and an elevation profile. To connect with other runners, visit our Facebook page.

News & Updates:

  • The 2016 event will be held August 18th-20th (60K/30K on the 20th). Come prepared for some insane elevation as we work on a route that will take you to the top of Standhope herself.
  • We have a course preview video finally!  Click me to view via Youtube.
  • Listen to the official Standhope 60k Theme Song, composed by your RD Ben Trail Thrasher Blessing.
  • We now have an imgur gallery!  Check it out:
  • Like us on Facebook and Twitter!
  • Hank Dart’s pictures are here.
  • Brian’s report for the Times News in Twin Falls is here.

The official charity of the Standhope 60K Ultramarathon is the ARPKD/CHF Alliance. Let’s find a cure for this kidney disease!

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