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  • 2022 Calgonquin 25K/50K goes virtual

    Jason Swanson, Co-Race Director|Mar 5, 2022

    Unfortunately, we will not be able to hold the Calgonquin 25K/50K on the Lehigh Trails in Tehachapi in 2022. The land changed ownership last year and our many efforts to secure permission from the landowners for the event have been unsuccessful. This deeply saddens us as we’ve put in countless hours of preparation for a successful event in Tehachapi. Once it appeared unlikely that the original trails would be an option, we started looking for an alternate location that was close to Tehachapi with similar trails and, of course, lots of vert a...

  • The Calgonquin 25K & 50K

    Jason Swanson, Contributing Writer|Oct 24, 2020

    On Saturday, April 17 2021, Algonquin Ultras will hold the inaugural Calgonquin in the beautiful hills of Tehachapi, on the Lehigh Trails system. The trail running event will start with the 50K at 6:30 a.m. and the 25K at 7 a.m. and is open to all. Runners/hikers will have 12 hours to complete the 50K and 11-1/2 hours to complete the 25K. The course is 100 percent on trails, with most being single track. The Calgonquin is a community-based, eco-friendly, volunteer supported, event whose mission is to promote, maintain and increase trail use in...