Who We Are

The McKenzie River Trail Run is a non-profit organization dedicated to hosting a fun and challenging environmentally conscience trail running experience and supporting the Upper McKenzie community and local businesses. This is a trail run hosted by the community, for the community.

  • Tim Hooton
  • Rachel Geissler
  • Todd Glender
  • Bill Sharp

Mission Statement

We will strive every year to:

  • Put on one of the world’s most beautiful ultramarathons
  • Support the local communiposition by donating all net proceeds to the non-profit organizations of the McKenzie River Valley and by giving our business to local businesses as much possible
  • Find the most friendly, enthusiastic and helpful volunteers of any trail race, and let them do their thing
  • Help our runners have fun running down a scenic trail while dodging roots, lava, and interesting critters
  • Find all our runners by the end of the day