Distance: 50 km
Vertical climb: 3,200m*
Highest point: 3,403m*
Race record: Kilian Jornet 5h09’31” (2014). Emelie Forsberg 6h13’54” (2017)
The Rut 50K is part of The Rut race events held in Big Sky Resort, Montana, USA, two of which feature on the 2017 Migu Run Skyrunner® World Series.
The challenging steep and technical 50K with 3,200m vertical climb, traverses exposed ridge lines and includes harrowing descents down steep scree slopes. The high point of the race is the Lone Peak summit at 3,403m altitude.
The Rut Mountains Runs have become one of the most well attended and prestigious mountain running events in North America and the third year in a row as part of the Skyrunner® World Series. As a part of the Series, many of the best mountain runners in the word will yet again, be in attendance.
An extra 20% points are awarded in this race for the ranking
Photo copyright: © Ian Corless
*Data is approximate for profiles
Big Sky Resort, USA