An XTERRA Trail Run World Series event, the event takes place at McDowell Mountain Regional Park and is a paradise for a trail runner. The ultimate challenge is a 43k (26.7 miles) counterclockwise loop marathon. The 24k Half Marathon features a gradual climb full of cholla forests and fields of beaver tail cactus; this 24K trail run has plenty to offer athletes looking for a challenge. Rounding out the events are 10k and 6k options.
The XTERRA Trail Run World Series is an inclusive series that invites all trail enthusiasts to join the XTERRA community as you connect, explore, and discover new and existing trails in idyllic running terrains worldwide. Designed to mix community and adventure, the series is open to all runners, from amateur to elite, individuals and pairs, with over 30 races in 20+ countries across Europe, the Americas, and the Asia-Pacific region. Compete individually, regionally, or globally in the XTERRA Trail Run rankings, or push to the front of the pack in your age group to qualify for a place on the starting line at the annual and invite-only XTERRA Trail Run World Championship.
The XTERRA Trail Run World Series includes both half-marathon (15-34km) and full-marathon (35km+) races, with individual and team (duo) categories available.