Oct 03, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Willamette Headwaters Endurance Events

FS road 21

Oakridge OR, 97463


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Entry Fee $40
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $90
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 20K
  • 22M
  • 33M

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 100

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 2500

High Point: 5500

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2015

Men's Record: M: 4:50:15

Masters Men Record: MM: 4:50:15

Women's Record: W: 5:38:53

Masters Women Record: WM: 5:55:17


The Willamette Headwaters Endurance Events, or WHEE Run comes in three distances 11, 22 and 33 miles. All races are out and back along the beautiful Middle Fork National Recreation Trail #3609 in the Willamette National Forest. The course is 99% trail with some roots, rocks and stream crossings. Navigation will be simple, all turns and road crossings will be marked. The course follows the middle fork of the Willamette river to the headwaters at Lake Timpanogas. Course highlights include a section on a historic military wagon road, a section through an old burn, an old growth grove, a few trips in an out of the river valley and a big climb to the headwaters for the 33 milers. There will be 3 fully socked aid stations including Chuckle Springs, with the best tasting water in the world. The start and finish line will be at the Sacandaga Campground, 26 miles southwest of Oakridge Oregon.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 03, 2020

Held on Oct 05, 2019

Held on Oct 06, 2018

Held on Oct 07, 2017

Held on Oct 01, 2016

Held on Oct 03, 2015

Event Results

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View 2017 Results

View 2016 Results

View 2015 Results