The community that participated in this is extremely uplifting. There are also a number of things to do in the area making it a great destination/vacation race. There are frequent aid stations and snacks.
No bathrooms - trail race. You have to reach checkpoint by a certain time, and must turn around if you do not. So if you do not make it to Mike marker 9 in time, you have to walk down the mountain 9 miles rather than finishing just four more to the top.
Annual Trail Race that requires a qualifying race time or a previous completion of the race under the course limit. Over 7,000 feet of elevation gain and the Ascent is 13.3 miles long.