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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…

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    Photography

    Photography by all is welcome.  Anyone posting photos on our website, Facebook or Instagram shall automatically waive any copyrights and shall understand that all such photographs become part of the public domain. But post away: #mckenzierivertrailrun -Instagram #mrtr50k -Facebook

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    Shuttle

    The race start and finish are about 20 miles apart. The entry fee now includes the price of the shuttle from the McKenzie Community Track to the start as well as from the finish back to the Community Track. Watch our Facebook page and website for details.

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    Cupless!

    Beginning 2018 MRTR is making the bold move to go cupless. This does not mean there will not be any disposibles on site. It is our way of demanding you make an effort to provide your own durable vessles. This applies both during the race, as well as pre and post events.