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11,053' Summer Ezakimak Challenge

Date / Time
Aug 12 / 3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location
11,053 Summit
Category
Summer Fun, Summer Events, Summer Adventure, Mountain Biking

Challenge yourself – and gravity – on an uphill 5k race at sunset, on mountain bike or by foot from the base of Mammoth Mountain to the summit.


The race course will follow the legendary Kamikaze bike trail beginning at Main Lodge and ending at the famous 11,053' Mammoth Mountain sign. With $3K in prize money on the line, the stakes for the summer challenge are high. Spectators and family can greet racers at the finish line with an evening gondola ride to the top, including a spectacular Sierra sunset at the Sunset Summit Party

5K | 2,000ft of Elevation Gain
Dates: Saturday, August 12, 2017
Time: 3–9:30PM, race starts at 7PM



About Ezakimak

Ezakimak is Kamikaze spelled backwards. Our legendary Kamikaze mountain bike trail spans from Mammoth Mountain's peak down to Main Lodge, weaving through the "backside" of the mountain. In winter 2015 we started this backwards fun by sending cross country skiers, snowshoers and runners on an uphill race on the snow. After the success of the winter Ezakimak we kept the idea going and brought a summer version to the dirt for runners and mountain bikers. Sign up now and let them eat your dust.


NEW Kids Race

Let the kids loose on a custom Ezakimak Challenge just for them.  At 5PM we'll start the first ever Kids Ezakimak Challenge to the top of Discovery Chair 11. Racers 14 and under can run or bike their way up. All kids will receive a medal for participating and have their own feed station for pre- and post-race snacks.


Event Registration

Entry fee includes race, finisher's t-shirt, finisher’s beer/beverage, bag check at registration and delivery to the top, gondola ride down after race, on-course feed stations and Sunset Summit Party at the finish. Online advance registration ends August 11 at 11:59pm.

          Race classes:
          --Male Run
          --Male Bike
          --Female Run
          --Female Bike

Register Online
 Entry
 Description
Advance Price

 On-Site Price

Ezakimak Participant Entry

Entry to Ezakimak 11,053' Bike/Run Challenge

$40*

 

$50

Kids Race Entry**

Entry to Ezakimak Kids Race for ages 14 and under

$10

 

$20

Cali4nia Passholder Entry

Available to all current Cali4nia Passholder.  Use code CALI4NIA at checkout on Active.com.

Pass status will be verified at on-site registration

$35*

 

$50

Junior Racer Entry

Kids 15 and under racing the FULL Ezakimak 5k.


$25*

 

$35

Summer Ezakimak Participant Packet

 

Live Timing

Ezakimak results will be available in real time on race day. Check it out


Event Schedule***

  • 3–6PM – On-site registration and bib pick-up, Main Lodge ticket office
  • 3–4PM – Kids Race bib pick-u, Main Lodge ticket office
  • 5PM – NEW Ezakimak Kids Race, Discovery Chair
  • 6:45PM – Participant meeting at race start, Main Lodge
  • 6:30PM – Panorama Gondola opens and Sunset Summit Party begins, Eleven53
  • 7PM – Ezakimak Challenge starts, Broadway Express
  • 8:20PM – Ezakimak awards, the summit
  • 8:30PM – Last ride up on the Panorama Gondola
  • 8:45PM – Feed Zone #3 time cut off (see important information below)
  • 9:30PM – Sunset Summit Party ends
  • 9:30PM – Last ride down on the Panorama Gondola


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
There is a mandatory time cut-off at Feed Zone #3 (top of Chair 14) at 8:45pm. All participants who have not reached the top of Chair 14 will be transported back to the start via truck or other vehicle. You are welcome to take the gondola up from the start and join the Summit Party at the top.

Awards & Prize Purse

$3K Prize Purse
The first female and male runners will receive $1k each in prize money.
The first female and male mountain bike finishers will receive $500 each in prize money.

Finishers
All Ezakimak participants will receive a finishers tech shirt at the Summit following completion of the race.  The top 3 male and female finishers in each race class will also receive a finishers medal in the post-race awards ceremony.

King & Queen of the Mountain
The top male and female finishers, regardless of race class, will be crowned King & Queen of the Mountain,each receiving a special trophy for the feat.


Lodging Deal

Save on lodging at Mammoth Lodging Collection properties – Juniper Springs Resort, The Village Lodge or Mammoth Mountain Inn.  Please call 800.MAMMOTH  and mention the Ezakimak Challenge for rates and to book.


Event Questions?

Please call or email Caroline Casey at:  ccasey@mammothresorts.com or (760) 914-0301



*Rates include all taxes and fees.
Cali4nia Passholder status will be verified during registration on event day. Students must show a valid student ID, transcript or other proof of enrollment.  Passholders must present a valid Cali4nia Pass at registration.

**Kids Race does not include regular Ezakimak benefits such a feed zones, finishers shirt, or Summit Sunset Party access.  All kid racers will receive a participant medal, and party tickets can be purchased for a discounted price.

***Subject to change

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