Date: March 7th, 2015
Ivins, Utah – Santa Clara Desert Reserve
Registration Opens November 1st, 2014
***NEW COURSE FOR 2015***
We are excited to announce a new course for the 2015 Red Mountain 50k, 30k, and Half Marathon trail races. The new course incorporates the scenic dirt trails of the Santa Clara Reserve located in the west central portion of Washington County, directly southwest of the communities of Ivins and Santa Clara and east of the Shivwits Indian Reservation. The races course starts on Gate’s Lane Bridge across for the historic Jacob Hamblin home and quickly turns onto a BLM service road and climbs up to the single track tails in the Santa Clara Reserve. The course winds in clover fashion back into the Cove Wash Trail-head Aid Station 4 times before heading to the finish at Unity Park, Ivins, UT. See course page for more detail.
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
50k, 30k & Half Marathon Races start promptly at 6:30 am .
Cut-off time is 3:00 pm to finish the race with nutritional and medical support provided … that is a total of 7.5 hours to finish the race.
We will be providing rides to the finish line area for those who have not finished by 1:30 pm. If you choose to finish after the 7.5 hour mark, you do so at your own risk. There will not be medical or nutritional support provided.
The races all start in Santa Clara, UT (Bus pick up is at the finishline at Unity Park in Ivins)
|Cost:||See Registration Page|
Registration is available online at UltraSignup.com. The race registration closes on March 4th, 3 days prior to the race. Alternatively, you can register by postal mail by downloading race registration form.
Once you are registered you should receive an email confirmation of your successful registration. If you register by postal mail you will receive an e-mail confirmation.
|Packet Pickup:||Packet Pick-up will be at the St. George Running Center from 3pm – 8pm March 6th. Race Morning Pick-up will be at Unity Park from 5:00AM TO 5:30AM.Drop Bags:
If you are running the 50k you may bring a drop bag the morning of the race. Please have your DROP BAG clearly labeled with your name and bib! It is your responsibility to mark the bag clearly. We are not responsible for lost drop bags.
|Course:||See Course Page|
The average high for March 7th in Ivin’s Utah is 67F and the average low is 42F.
|Bus Transportation:||Participants will be bused to the starting line of the 50k, 30k and Half Marathon events. All participants please be at the Unity Park in Ivins (finish line) no later than 5:30am. The buses will leave at 5:45 am sharp for the starting line. This will give you 30 minutes for warm-up, hydration, bathrooms, etc. before the race starts.|
Refunds and Transfers:
|THERE ARE NO REFUNDS OR TRANSFERS.|
We allow runners 7.5 hours of support before the event closes. The course aid station will close at 1:00pm. At 2:30 police support will be pulled from the Route 9 road crossing course. Starting at 1:30 pm, rides will be proved back to the finish line from the main a
Race course is closed to vehicles during the race. Spectator are welcome and encouraged. A spectator map will be issued as we get closer to the event.
|Aid Stations and Porta-toilets:||
Aid stations will be at the start, finish. Porta-toilets will be available at the start, finish, and at the Cove Wash Trail head aid station. All aid stations will also have sports drink, water, Vaseline, band-aides, and toilet paper, fruit, snacks and assorted energy gels, boiled and cubed potatoes, Coke, pretzels, potato chips, gummi bears, M&M’s, hard candy, and salt caps.
|Runners Receive:||50k, 30k, Half Marathon trail runners receive a short sleeve tech shirt, very nice finishers medal and tired legs.|
Results will be calculated by official clock time and you will be given your results shortly after you finish. Your results will be updated on our website within 24 hours post-race.
Awards will be given to top Male and Female finishers. Also, Certificates good for Shoes. ALL finishers will receive very nice finishers medals.
Those running the 50k will be able to prepare a drop bag for the Cove Wash Trail-head aid station. You will need to bring your drop bag race morning and leave it with us before getting on the bus. On your last pass through the Cove Wash aid station give us your bag to drop in the truck. Drop bags will be back to the finish line area by 10:30, 12:30 & 2:30.