Each run begins and ends at the Mt. Ashland Lodge, at an altitude of 6500 feet. From there the courses meander along the Pacific Crest Trail with breathtaking views of Mt. Shasta, Mt McLaughlin, and the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges. The total course elevation for the 50K is about 4200 feet. The 50 mile features about 8400 feet of climbing and the 100K a whopping ~10,500 feet.
The SOB is a non-profit organization and all profits benefit local non-profit organizations including Children’s Advocacy Center, The Maslow Project, St. Vincent DePaul, the Pacific Crest Trail Association, Mt. Ashland Ski Area, the Ashland Watershed Trails Association.