Registration Update 9/27/2019

The run and bike events are full for both distances! A few ski spots are still available. If they don’t fill we may open them to other modes.

You can join the waitlist by emailing

If you are registered, but cannot participate, please let us know.

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NEW for 2019

Listen up!   There are a few changes this year:

  • NO drop bags at Ojibwa – that’s right, NO drop bags for the 80-mile, and no drop bags at Ojibwa for the 160 mile. Pack smart – don’t underestimate the weather – be prepared for extreme cold, strong wind, high humidity and everything in between. Conditions will change throughout the time you are on the trail. Bring extra layers.
  • 160 mile participants will have 1 drop bag at Park Falls.
  • The Ojibwa and Park Falls checkpoints will have water, pop and some food stuffs.  But as always, don’t plan on a full meal at Ojibwa.  At Park Falls, 160-milers will have the option to purchase food at the Bistro (the checkpoint is hosted by the Bistro).  It is best for you to plan on being as self-sufficient as possible, which aligns with the spirit of the event.
  • No stove, fuel, pot or calorie requirements.
  • Specific light requirements – read the Gear Requirements page for full details; show up with good quality lights and backup batteries for your headlamp/bike light and red blinky lights, or you will be required to purchase them at gear check

Read all of the information under the Race Info tab to get familiar with the course, checkpoints, rules etc.

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2019 Event

December 27-29, 2019

Race format, course, checkpoints, start times etc. same as 2018 event.

Registration will open August 1st on Ultrasignup at midnight central time. Here is the link.

Email us with any questions:

We rarely use Facebook so don’t expect updates on the event page. However, participants are welcome to use the page for group discussion, sharing experiences etc.

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2018 Stories & Media

We will add links to blog reports and other media here as we come across them.

  • Click here for a recap posted on which we collaborated on, along with photographer Greg.
  • Click here for veteran biker Christopher Tassava’s race recap.
  • Click here for first time foot participant Chris Moroch’s race recap.
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2018 Race Photos!

We were lucky enough to have two talented photographers covering this year’s event!

Gregory T Photography

Please download your FREE Web Sized photo(s) and share on social media.  The gallery is located here:

The gallery store is open for ordering photo prints. Prints are available in Luster, Metallic Paper (recommended), a Mounted Print, and a Metal print on Aluminum. Also located in the “Basket” is a donate option. Want to donate more? Just add more quantities of donations.

Like your photo? You can support the photographer by ordering prints, making a donation, or a review on FaceBook (@gregorytphotography) or Google (Gregory T Photography of Neenah, WI)

Thank you,
Greg Prellwitz

Markman Outdoor Photography

David Markman, based in Avon, MN, also took photos at different points along the course. His images are available for purchase here:

Finish Line Photos by Helen

All finish line photos taken by Helen have been be posted to the FaceBook page. If anyone wants the original photo just text 612-229-9950.

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2018 Live Tracking

Link to Live Tracking!

For reference, here are the links to the previous 2 years’ Live Tracking so that checkpoint times can be estimated:


Trackleaders: If you rented a tracker or have linked your own – it will show up at this link. Spectators: please note that not every racer has a tracker!

Friends & Family: DO NOT call us if your racer’s tracker stops or goes off-trail.

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Local Business Raffle

When you get to Rice Lake, stop by the following local businesses, make a purchase and ask for a raffle ticket – write your name on the ticket and drop it in the jar at the KC Hall:

Each business is donating a prize.

Open to friends & family!

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Folks – if you wish to sign up for a tracker this year, please click HERE.

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2018 Event Registration Opens August 1st!

Registration will open August 1st at midnight central time at Ultrasignup. You can use this link or simply search for the race. You do need an Ultrasignup account to register.

The race will be held December 28-30th. Start times, locations and all other information can be found on this website.

Entry fees are same as last year:

    160 mile: $150 until Nov 1st, $200 after Nov 1st
    80 mile: $100 until Nov 1st, $150 after Nov 1st

Prior to registering, please ensure you have read all rules and are committed to having all required gear! You will not be allowed to start the race without it.

Email us with any questions:

NEW FOR 2018: this will be a CUPLESS / BOWL-LESS / PLASTIC CUTLERY FREE event! Please plan accordingly.

P.S. Don’t expect too many Facebook updates.

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Tentative dates for 2018 Tuscobia Winter Ultra:

December 28-30, 2018

Not approved with the DNR yet, so possible it could change.

Registration to open sometime around July, but keep an eye here in case it happens earlier.


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