Overall Rating
Overall Rating (36 Reviews)
4.8
(36 Ratings) 🏆 (36 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
2.8
SCENERY
4.9
PRODUCTION
4.8
SWAG
4.6
The Silver Valley Chamber presents the Jackass Half Marathon and 5k Race that will take place this October! Come run on the paved Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes starting in historic Wallace and ending in Uptown Kellogg. The half marathon and 5k race courses are point-to-point and (mostly) downhill, so … MORE
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    Mbrewer FIRST-TIMER '21

    This was my first half marathon and it was an awesome experience! The shuttle to the start line, aid stations, volunteers cheering us on, everything in my experience was rock … MORE

    This was my first half marathon and it was an awesome experience! The shuttle to the start line, aid stations, volunteers cheering us on, everything in my experience was rock solid. The energy throughout the whole race was just what I needed to keep pushing on. There is about a 2 mile stretch that is on a road going up a hill and back down, it was challenging but was a welcome change to a downhill course. I loved that each runner got to pick the type of shirt they preferred, I LOVED that and hope its something that continues even as the event grows larger. Communication leading up to the event was excellent and when I reached out to the organizers with a question I received a prompt response. If your from the northwest you probably know the Wallace to Kellogg is beautiful so the scenery is hard to beat in my opinion. This will be a race I continue to participate in for sure!

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    army88m20 REPEAT RUNNER '21

    Super local support throughout making it a stress free fun race. Bus shuttles to the rolling starts and back to your vehicle after. Plenty of water/aid/bathroom stops. Family friendly. Finisher … MORE

    Super local support throughout making it a stress free fun race. Bus shuttles to the rolling starts and back to your vehicle after. Plenty of water/aid/bathroom stops. Family friendly. Finisher metals, tshirts and themed beer all rock

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    idahomike12 REPEAT RUNNER '21

    Register early because word is getting out that this is an excellent race! Lots of cool touches that make this race unique, including pre-race runs "Jackass Jaunts" organized in the … MORE

    Register early because word is getting out that this is an excellent race! Lots of cool touches that make this race unique, including pre-race runs “Jackass Jaunts” organized in the months leading up to the race, medals made by the local high school, choice of race shirt color, and the announcer telling finishers “You are a Jackass!” as we crossed the finish line! Very scenic and fast course along the Trail of the Coeur d’ Alenes with lots of beautiful fall foliage. The organizers have done an outstanding job both of the first two years of this race. Communication was consistent and clear.

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    Great communication in the lead-up. Well supported. Excellent swag. Beautiful course. Easy layout and well marked course. Race results were slow because of slow internet but worth the wait. Highly … MORE

    Great communication in the lead-up.
    Well supported.
    Excellent swag.
    Beautiful course.
    Easy layout and well marked course.
    Race results were slow because of slow internet but worth the wait.
    Highly recommend!

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    mtwillp FIRST-TIMER '21

    Everything went according to plan, so all I had to do was focus on running. No confusion, great organization, excellent hydration and nutrition support on the course, and wonderful volunteers … MORE

    Everything went according to plan, so all I had to do was focus on running. No confusion, great organization, excellent hydration and nutrition support on the course, and wonderful volunteers and local folks out cheering on the runners. Would love to run this again and again and again!

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    jbowen23 FIRST-TIMER '21

    This race is very organized, a ton of fun and beautiful scenery! The after party is a great time and it was fun meeting and interacting with new people! Definitely … MORE

    This race is very organized, a ton of fun and beautiful scenery! The after party is a great time and it was fun meeting and interacting with new people! Definitely give it a shot in 2022, you will not be disappointed!

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    lblankenship13 FIRST-TIMER '21

    This was a great race. The course was smooth, scenery amazing, and the volunteers top notch. I am definitely doing this race again next year. MORE

    This was a great race. The course was smooth, scenery amazing, and the volunteers top notch. I am definitely doing this race again next year.

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    hill87 REPEAT RUNNER '21

    Sign up early as this race ALWAYS sells out! Course is beautiful with lots of water stations and volunteers to make this run as fun as possible. Finish line festival … MORE

    Sign up early as this race ALWAYS sells out! Course is beautiful with lots of water stations and volunteers to make this run as fun as possible. Finish line festival is second to none. Plan on staying overnight as the awards ceremony takes place later in the afternoon and includes live band(s)!

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    katieberberick REPEAT RUNNER '21

    This is a wonderful Half Marathon. Maybe a great race to do as a first Half Marathon as much of the course is downhill. I love participating in a local … MORE

    This is a wonderful Half Marathon. Maybe a great race to do as a first Half Marathon as much of the course is downhill. I love participating in a local event, and I plan to do it every year.

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    Analik REPEAT RUNNER '21

    The communication on everything for this race is amazing. I never have any questions as they answer them with social media posts and emails. The last two years we've got … MORE

    The communication on everything for this race is amazing. I never have any questions as they answer them with social media posts and emails. The last two years we’ve got some amazing weather!

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    benolson1985 FIRST-TIMER '21

    Great course! The communication before the race was incredible! The awards were all handmade by local high school. I am so happy I signed up for this, first of many … MORE

    Great course! The communication before the race was incredible! The awards were all handmade by local high school. I am so happy I signed up for this, first of many many more!

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    mcgrogan FIRST-TIMER '21

    This MOSTLY flat & fast 1/2 marathon starts in Wallace, following a path that ends in the town of Kellogg. Gorgeous fall colors, great aid stations and overall organization. Nice … MORE

    This MOSTLY flat & fast 1/2 marathon starts in Wallace, following a path that ends in the town of Kellogg. Gorgeous fall colors, great aid stations and overall organization. Nice finish line setting right in town with good food and swag. Thank you Jackass for an awesome day!!

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    I just watched as a spectator as I had some friends run the race, but I can’t wait to run the half marathon this next year! Amazing production, great swag … MORE

    I just watched as a spectator as I had some friends run the race, but I can’t wait to run the half marathon this next year! Amazing production, great swag and a beautiful course!

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    vstallcop REPEAT RUNNER '21

    This is a beautiful course! A lot of area runs are just "get them over with" courses, not much see. NOT this course! Running this is a mix between wanting … MORE

    This is a beautiful course! A lot of area runs are just “get them over with” courses, not much see. NOT this course! Running this is a mix between wanting to run fast due to the mostly downhill course, and wanting to stop to take allll the pictures of the breathtaking views! You get to choose your style and color of shirt, too! The swag is the best, the after party is super fun, the course is amazing. I’ve ran it both years, and it’s a definite favorite.

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    klcaldwell REPEAT RUNNER '21

    The race course is beautiful! The aide stations were soo much fun (there was actually a live donkey at one!) and the after party and swag bags made it an … MORE

    The race course is beautiful! The aide stations were soo much fun (there was actually a live donkey at one!) and the after party and swag bags made it an all day event!

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    celleos22 FIRST-TIMER '21

    The scenery is breathtaking! The race was mostly down hill. The metals were awesome and made by the local school. The only thing that was disappointing was the race photos … MORE

    The scenery is breathtaking! The race was mostly down hill. The metals were awesome and made by the local school. The only thing that was disappointing was the race photos after. It seemed like all the photos were of the same people and not everyone got a photo of themselves.

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    reid6th REPEAT RUNNER '21

    Overall, this is a great well organized race. My only real complaint is that I missed out on the after party since it was so much later than the race. MORE

    Overall, this is a great well organized race. My only real complaint is that I missed out on the after party since it was so much later than the race.

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    lafillis41 FIRST-TIMER '21

    Silver Valley is a beautiful place and this course was fast and fun to run. Plan on coming for the entire weekend as there is a ton of outdoor adventure … MORE

    Silver Valley is a beautiful place and this course was fast and fun to run. Plan on coming for the entire weekend as there is a ton of outdoor adventure stuff to do in the valley – or just unwind and relax.

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    Andrakay REPEAT RUNNER '21

    I love this course; I ran in this race last year in its inaugural race. It is fun course to run on, minus the last hill which is a killer. … MORE

    I love this course; I ran in this race last year in its inaugural race. It is fun course to run on, minus the last hill which is a killer. It is well organized and a generally fun event. I will be back next year!

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    stormiewoolsey REPEAT RUNNER '21

    This is a great course for a newbie. The majority is a slight down hill grade. Although the 2 hills are challenging- especially at the end, so save some energy … MORE

    This is a great course for a newbie. The majority is a slight down hill grade. Although the 2 hills are challenging- especially at the end, so save some energy for the last mile. The swag and after party are phenomenal.

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