|This runner crosses the finish line after completing a prior year’s 50-kilometer Lost Sierra Endurance Run in the Lakes Basin Area. The third annual run, set for this Saturday, challenges runners with over 7,000 feet of elevation gain. The brutal course was designed for experienced runners. Photo by James Wilson
The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship, along with sponsor Sierra Nevada Brewery, will host the third annual Lost Sierra Endurance Run onSept. 6. This eventquickly earned a formidable reputation.
The course isa 32-mile alpine grinder racking up around 7,000 feet of climbing as it picks its way up to and through the spectacular Lakes Basin aboveGraeagle. For those less inclined to push the limits of their suffer-meters, there are two shorter loops (18 miles and a new, popular format 10K course), run almost entirely alongsingletracktrail.
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