Hundreds of hikers and runners are expected in the Tri-Cities for the grueling Badger Mountain Challenge March 27-28.
The last day to register for the event at http://www.badgermountainchallenge.com/ is March 21. Registration is $145 for a 100-mile course, $85 for a 50-mile course, $60 for a 50 kilometer ultra-marathon or $30 for a 15 kilometer hike or run.
The events begin and end at Badger Mountain’s Trailhead Park and traverse nearby ridges.
Proceeds benefit the Friends of Badger Mountain, the Washington Trails Association and Team in Training, which is raising money to fight leukemia and lymphoma. They also will pay for a scholarship.