Race Up the Snake

Benton City, WA

This is a scenic trail run showcasing the beautiful and relatively untouched Shrub-Steppe of Southeastern Washington. It includes a 4k which has a gentle incline and gentle downhill out and back with and also an 11k loop that includes an intense climb up the Rattlesnake arm gaining 1500 ft over 4 miles. This run is a fundraiser for the local running organization Runners of the Sage.

Race up the Snake

WHEN: Saturday March 5th, 2022

TIME: 11K (6.8 miles) – 8:00 AM, 4K (2.4 miles) – 8:15 AM, Cabrito Challenge Kids Run – 9 AM

WHERE: Rattlesnake Mountain Recreation Preserve Trailhead – Hwy 225 – 7 miles from exit 96 off I-82.  Here is a link to the location.


PACKET PICKUP: Pick up your race packet with bib and goodies starting at 6:30 AM the day of the race.

GEAR: Weather can be unpredictable this time of year so come prepared and ready for rain/sun/wind/or snow. As of now this an minimally supported course so bring your own water/snacks if you need them.

REASON: This a fundraiser for the Runners of the Sage running organization www.runnersofthesage.com – with the mission to encourage more active, sustainable, and environmentally aware lifestyles.

MERCHANDISE: Very comfortable Tri-Blend Bella Canvas shirts are $25 with pre-registration. They come in unisex sizes. There will be some extra shirts in limited sizes and quantities available for purchase the day of the race. Plus there will be other Runners of the Sage Merchandise for purchase. Bring Cash/Check or Venmo runnersofthesage.

AWARDS/PRIZES: Overall Top 3 Male and Female. Mountain Goat Challenge Award to Fastest Male and Female to ascend the 660 ft over 0.45 mi. A cash prize of $50 will be awarded to the overall 11K male and female. A cash prize of $20 will be awarded to the overall 4K male and female. A cash prize of $20 will also be given to any new course record, 11k, 4k, or Mtn Goat Challenge.

Course Records:
Kyle Paulson 4k Male Record- 15:10 Melody Sanchez 4k Female Record – 17:57
Drew Macomber 11k Male Record - 42:21 Natalie Teeples 11k Female Record– 1:00:28
Drew Macomber Mtn Goat Challenge Male Record - 7:21
Natalie Teeples Mtn Goat Challenge Female Record – 10:43

When & Where

Mar 5, 2022


7:00 AM

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