The 2018 Red Mountain 55k, 30k, and Dirty Hurty Half Marathon trail races course incorporate 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 3rd, 2018
55k, 30k & Dirty Hurty Half Marathon Races start at 6:30 am.
Cut-off time is 3:30 pm to finish the race with nutritional and medical support provided … that is a total of 9 hours to finish the race.
We will be providing rides to the finish line area for those who have not finished by 2 pm. If you choose to finish after the 9 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|
The online race registration closes on February 28th, 3 days prior to the race. Alternatively, you can register by postal mail by downloading race registration form. Also late late registration will be available at packet pick-up Friday, March 2nd at the St. George Running Center.
|Participant Workshop||Altra Runner, Mike McKnight – March 2nd, 7-8pm towards the end of packet pick-up. Mike recently won the Triple Crown of 200s, running three 200+ mile races just weeks apart: Bigfoot 200, Tahoe 200 and Moab 200. Mike placed first overall with a combined time of 204 hours, 4 minutes and 18 seconds for all three races and a total of 645.8 miles. Even more astounding is his medical history: five years ago, he broke his back in a skiing accident and was told he’d never run competitively again.|
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 2nd. Race Morning Pick-up will be at Unity Park from 5:00AM TO 5:30AM. Drop Bags: If you are running the 55k 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 2nd in Ivin’s Utah is 67F and the average low is 42F.
|Bus Transportation:||Participants will be bused to the starting line of the 55k, 30k and Dirty Hurty 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 9 hours of support before the event closes. The course aid station will close at 1:30pm. At 2:30-3:00pm 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.
|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 (Skratch Labs Sports Drink), water, Vaseline, Aid stations will be at the start, finish. Porta-toilets will be available at the start, finish, and at the Cove Wash Trailhead aid station. All aid stations will also have sports drink, water, Vaseline, Bread, Peanut Butter, Jelly, PowerGel, Coke, Oranges, Bananas, Pretzels, Pickles, Potato Chips, M&M’s, Hard Candy, Salt Tabs
|Runners Receive:||55k, 30k, Dirty Hurty 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 55k 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 & 1:30.