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Ultimook Cross Country Invitational Open 5k Challenge

Race Details

5k Open Race, The Ultimoook Race

Off Road
: 3.1 miles with mud pit, 2 river crossings, unique obstacles in this cross country race.
Race Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013
Start Time: 8:15 AM
Entry Fee: $15.00
Location: Hydrangea Ranch
Address: 9455 Kilchis River Rd.
City/State/Zip: Tillamook, Oregon 97141
Country: USA
Race Website:
The Ultimook Race

Tillamook Cross Country Invitational -- September 7th

The Ultimook Cross Country Invite offers a REAL cross country experience
without sacrificing a quality, raceable course.  It features a mud pit, two river
crossings, a steep hill portion, and other unique obstacles.  It is not a fast course,
but promises to be a team favorite meet.  We've added a new element to this
 year's race which will add even more intrigue to the meet (you'll need to come
to find out what it is--all I can say is that it's never been done before).

It offers serveral race divisions, both high school and middle school.  But after
 last year's success, we expect the race to fill up soon.  In addition to our middle
 school races, we are limiting registration to the first 100 high school teams to
sign up.   See more info below.

Please CLICK HERE to see highlight of last year's Ultimook Race.

Please CLICK HERE to see all photos from last year's Ultimook Race.

E-mail THS cross country coach Pat Zweifel with questions
 at [email protected] or call him at 503.812.9190.

We're also holding The Ultimook Running Camp August 11-17.  The camp's
 mission is to develop long distance runners in both mind and body.  This
 camp includes several trips to various beaches along the Oregon Coast,
the area's most challenging remote logging roads, and winding trails through
 the coastal rainforests.  More importantly, though, it includes lessons on
mental toughness, team goal setting, and leadership.  This unique training
environment will challenge and inspire young runners of all levels.  Individuals
 and teams welcome.  Please visit for more
 information or contact [email protected]. with questions.



Features of The Ultimook Race:

*High School 5k course has a multitude of terrains with empahsis on REAL cross
country racing.  Middle School 3k and Open Race 5k.

*Spectacular setting on one of Oregon's largest flower farms with a natural park

*Marsh pit, river crossings, giant hill, wood chipped trails, and a new feature this
 year you'll have to come to find out (wouldn't believe it if I told you).

*Spectator friendly race.  Majority of the race is in view of spectactors.

*Ice Cream Party (of course, it's Tillamook!)

*Corn Maze team competitions.  Challenge other teams to the Oregon Coast's
 largest and most challenging corn maze.

*Unique farm fresh flowers given as awards to top 10 finishers in each race.

*Friday night camping available to  high school teams only (pull my leg if you
have a junior high team that would like to camp).  Come early, stay late, and
enjoy the scenery of the Oregon Coast.  Breakfast will be served to all campers
 on Saturday morning.  Cost for camping will be established soon. 

*Might even be lucky enough to spot Bigfoot, as he is a regular visitor of this farm. 


Tentative Schedule (can vary due to actual amount of athletes participating):


8:15am Open Race 5k


9:00am Middle School Girls 3k


9:30am Middle School Boys 3k


10:00am Junior Varisty Girls 5k 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A


10:45am Junior Varisty Boys 5k, 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A


11:30am Varsity Girls 5k 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A


12:15pm Varsity Boys 5k 1A, 2A, 3A, 4A


1:00pm Junior Varsity Girls 5k 5A, 6A


1:45pm Junior Varisty Boys 5k 5A, 6A


2:30pm Varsity Girls 5k 5A, 6A


3:15pm Varsity Boys 5k 5A, 6A



$100 per team for 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A schools

$150 per team for 5A and 6A schools

$50 per middle school team

Please mail in check to THS cross country prior to Sept. 7th or bring check
the day of the race.  We are not in the collection business and would appreciate
 not having to chase you down for money.  Thank you. 

E-mail THS cross country coach Pat Zweifel with questions at [email protected]
or call him at 503.812.9190.


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