Coming Soon to Your Living Room: A Virtual Version of the Western States Course

Our friends at Trail Runner Magazine picked up the Western States Trekker story:

“Using Google Trekker, a team of trail runners plans to capture panoramic imagery from the iconic trail.

Many trail runners aspire to one day run the Western States Endurance Run, the world’s oldest 100-mile trail race. In the meantime, Western States hopefuls, along with armchair ultrarunners everywhere, will have a way to experience the iconic California race from the comfort of home—well, sort of.”

Read the full story written by Jenn Cleary at

Learn more about Western States Trekker on our project page.