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John Wayne Grit Series ? Alabama HillsCommunity :: Fundraiser also Sports/Outdoor :: Running
John Wayne Grit Series ? Alabama Hills
8:00 AM
Lone Pine
Bring your John Wayne grit to the trails and #RunToFightCancer.

The Alabama Hills boast some of the most beautiful and rugged trails in the Eastern Sierras. Explore this magnificent course set in the shadow of Mt. Whitney – the tallest mountain in the contiguous U.S. of A. You’ll push your limits and stay dusty on dirt roads and single track trails that wind under blue skies, soaring snow-capped peaks and natural stone arches.

Experience the iconic western backdrop where John Wayne filmed 13 movies including How The West Was Won. After you’ve conquered the course, join us for a cowboy-style celebration at the John Wayne Grit Down!

As John Wayne said, "A goal, a love and a dream give you total control over your body and your life.” We can’t think of a better way to describe this event that will change lives - yours and those fighting cancer.

This scenic course goes through the Alabama Hills National Scenic Area and features dirt roads, single track trails, hills and spectacular views of Mt. Whitney, and provides three aid stations and two water stations to keep you fueled every step of the way.

•Trail rating: beginner to intermediate
•Elevation gain: approximately 1,500 ft.
•Course open at 8:00 am and closes at 1:00 pm

The 10K course is a shorter version of the Half Marathon with the same amazing views. The course has a full aid station and a water station for your refreshment that will power you to the finish line.

•Trail rating: beginner to intermediate
•Elevation gain: approximately 500 ft.
•Course open at 8:30 am and closes at 1:30 pm

The elevation of Alabama Hills, CA is 4,500 ft.

Both loop courses start and finish alongside Movie Road in the Alabama Hills and are chip timed for those that want to race or you can go at your own pace. At the finish line, you’ll be rewarded with a finisher’s mug and the satisfaction of knowing that you stepped up to the challenge and helped fight cancer!

So partner, start training solo or as a team today and fundraise for your chance to win exclusive merchandise, free race entries, and hotel stays. See you on the trails!
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Age Group: All Ages
Venue: Lone Pine
Address: 701 Main Street Lone Pine, California 93545
Phone: N/A

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