Backcountry Trail Run - Mount St. Helens/Worm Flows


Backcountry Trail Run - Mount St. Helens/Worm Flows

RACE MEETUP: Volcanic 25K (08/06) or 50K (08/05). Run, help volunteer, or cheer on.

  • Strenuous/Very Strenuous
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 15.53 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 3,300 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 4,850 ft
  • Pace: Race Pace

I have rented a small cabin/ bunkhouse at Cougar RV Park. People are welcome to meet up Friday evening or any time Saturday if they wish to join and carpool from since parking will be limited. If not see you at the bib pick up. More details to follow.

Please register at Volcanic - Go Beyond Racing. 

To run the 50K, you must qualify using previous 50K times or last year's 25K. 25K no pre-reqs or cut off time!

$130 (Feb 1 – 28, 2023)
$150 (Mar 1 – Apr 30)
$160 (May 1 – Jul 28)

$80 (Feb 1 – 28, 2023)
$90 (Mar 1 – Apr 30)
$100 (May 1 – Jul 28)

Optional race shirt available through 7/1. The beneficiaries of the race this year is Trail Mixed and Volcano Rescue Team. 

They are in need of volunteers for help at aid stations and sweeping. If interested, please reach out! 

Since this is a meet up, those participating are responsible for reading the race rules and required gear plus the standard 10 essentials. People are allowed to race on their own, in groups, or how ever they wish.

If you do not have a backcountry trail run badge, please still reach out if you feel this is an appropriate activity for you.

More details shall be sent prior to race.


Mount St. Helens/Worm Flows

  • USGS Mt St Helens

    Green Trails Mount St Helens NVM No. 332S

    Green Trails Mt St Helens NW No. 364S
  • See full route/place details.
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • The Ten Essentials
  • Sturdy running shoes.
  • Minimum 40 oz water
  • Long-sleeved wind resistant jacket
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Trekking poles
  • Water cup for aid stations
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