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Mission Statement


To deliver a world-class ultrarunning experience to every athlete


To be a leader in the sport of ultrarunning and promote its personal and community benefits through trail stewardship, research, and providing a life-changing experience


Set the standard for personal challenge and event organization by embracing innovation while honoring traditionEnsure the safety and well-being of all athletes, volunteers, and crew membersCreate a supportive, inclusive, and welcoming environment
Uphold the highest ethical standards in every action and decisionLead with transparency, cultivate trust, take responsibility for our actionsHave a positive impact on the land and communities we touch and bring people together through a shared passion for running

The Western States Endurance Run Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit corporation. If you would like to donate money to WSER you may do so via the links below. Tax ID 94-2902794.

You can also donate through our Venmo page.