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Welcome to the 2021 Ozark Highlands Trail Ultimate Hike

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 22 Miles

Train in Kansas City, Little Rock, Memphis, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Springfield, St. Louis, or virtually

About the Ultimate Hike

You will hike 22 miles of the Ozark Highlands Trail, primarily in the beautiful Ozark Highlands of Arkansas, while you help raise money towards finding a cure for children's cancer, the leading cause of death by disease in children.

How to Get Started

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Step 1:
Learn More

Attend an information session to learn more about the program before you register or visit our FAQ page now.

Step 2:

At registration, each hiker is provided their own online fundraising and training portal with everything you need for hiking and fundraising success.

Step 3:
Fundraise and Train

Every Ultimate Hiker commits to raise funds for children’s cancer research and train for their event. A fully equipped support team will be with you every step of the way!

Step 4:

Ultimate Hike is more than a hike - it's a weekend adventure, an achievement of a lifetime, and a chance to find cures for cancer's youngest fighters.


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Top Fundraisers

  1 -  $5,000 - Summit Club Jane Reise ($8,260.00)
  2 -  $5,000 - Summit Club Susan Pregon ($5,685.80)
  3 -  $5,000 - Summit Club Michele Chouinard ($5,275.00)
  4 -  $4,500 - Near the Summit Al BeVier ($4,775.00)
  5 -  $3,101 - Above and Beyond Barb Loechl ($3,815.00)
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Top Teams

  1 -  Hike to Cure Kids STL ($41,495.43)
  2 -  The A Team ($10,599.00)
  3 -  Team Hope ($9,989.00)
  4 -  A Pair of Pauleys ($9,740.00)
  5 -  Team Fireball Ozark Edition ($7,452.00)
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Our Sponsors and Corporate Team Partners

Interested in becoming a sponsor? View our sponsorship opportunities or corporate teams page for more information.

News and Upcoming Events

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