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    COVID-19 Update

    Hello friends, The current status of our world is uncertain due to the COVID-19 virus, but we with the MRTR want to communicate that we will do everything in our power to stage this year’s race.  The US Forest Service has recently closed most trailheads in the local National Forests until September 30th, or until furthur noctice.  We are hopeful…

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    2019 Shuttle Update

    PLEASE READ THE DETAILS. NO DRIVING TO THE START THIS YEAR. We have been diligently working with the Forest Service and the McKenzie High School athletics department to come up with a solution to the closed road at Carmen Reservoir, the access to the start of the race as well as the Carmen Aid Station. YOU MUST TAKE SHUTTLE TO…

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    McKenzie River Trail Run is now a non-profit organization!

    McKenzie River Trail Run is now an Oregon non-profit organization filing for federal tax exempt status!  We are excited to formalize our status as an organization dedicated to supporting organizations in the Upper McKenzie Community. We are also now accepting sponsors at a variety of levels. Contact the race directors at racedirector.mrtr@gmail.com for more information!  Also, check out our new…

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    Celebrating 32 Years

    Much like the past few years, the first trail run was plagued by wildfires and officially canceled by the Forest Service. However, 5 friends (behaving like typical Ultra Runners) decided to run the course anyway and thus began the oldest continuously run ultra marathon in Oregon. For a period of time the run boasted 50 miles to Paradise, ending at…