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The 2022 Red Mountain 55k, 30k, and Dirty Hurty Half Marathon trail races incorporate amazingly scenic running dirt trails of the Santa Clara Reserve located in the west central portion of Washington County, directly southwest of the towns of Ivins and Santa Clara, just east of the Shivwits Indian Reservation.
The Courses start near Gate's Lane Bridge across from the historic Jacob Hamblin home and quickly turns onto BLM service roads and single track trails. The course winds in cover fashion back into the Cove Wash Trailhead Aid Station 4 times before heading to the finish at Unity Park in Ivans, UT. See course page for more details.
Cut-off time is 9 hours (3:30pm). We will provide rides to anyone who will not finish by the 9 hour mark.
If you choose to continue after the 9 hour deadline, you do so at your own risk. There will not be medical or nutrition support provided.
FINISH LINE & SHUTTLE PICKUP AREA:
Unity Park - 200 W. 400 S. Ivins, UT
STARTING LINE FOR ALL RACE DISTANCES:
All distances start in Santa Clara, UT. Due to construction and limited vehicle access to the race start venue, we ask that all participants ride the shuttle. Drop offs are ok. Shuttle bus pickup is at the finish line at Unity Park in Ivins.
Friday, March 3rd: 3pm - 7pm
St. George Running Center
2736 E. Red Cliffs Dr.
St. George, UT 84790
Saturday, Race Day, March 4th: 5am - 5:30am
200 W. 400 S.
(also home to the finish-line and shuttle bus loading area)
Participants will be bussed to the starting line of the 55k, 30k, and Dirty Hurty half marathon.
Busses will leave Unity Park in Ivins (home of the finish-line area) at 5:45am.
Please plan on arrive at Unity Park at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
The desert weather can be unpredictable in March, so prepare for any type of weather.
The average high for March is 68F and the average low is 43F.
A clothing drop will be provided at the start line for all distances. Bring your own bag that is properly labeled with your name and bib number. You will be assigned your bib number when you receive your bib at packet pick-up.
There will be two (2) drop zones at the starting line.
1) 55k PERSONAL SUPPLIES DROP ZONE TENT: Only for those racing the 55k. Your Bag will be taken to the main aid station at Cove Wash Trailhead where they will be available for you to retrieve during the race. Bring any additional nutrition, clothing, etc., that you like to use during the race. You may
2) FINISH LINE DROP ZONE TENT: For ALL distances.
This drop zone is for any gear you would like taken to the finish-line. Once the race begins, our team will take bag to the finish-line for you. 55k runners may choose to have a bag taken to the finish & another to the Cove Wash aid station.
Please note we are not liable for any lost or stolen items, but will secure your bags at the finish-line. Please help us by ensuring ALL of your gear is securely placed INSIDE a bag of your choosing, with your name and bib number.
Please refer to our waviers/transfers page for details as they have changed for 2023.
There is a 9 hour time limit to complete the events. The course aid station will begin to shut down at 1:30pm. At approximately 2:30pm, police support will be pulled from the Route 9 road crossing area. Beginning at 1:30pm, rides will be provided back to the finish-line from the main aid station.
Because the race course is open for 9 hours, both the 30k and Half Marathon distances are open to power hikers who would like to enter the event.
There are a variety of options for accommodations near Ivins and Santa Clara! Check it out:
With the new residential homes being built at the shuttle drop off area and near the starting line, we ask that all participants take the shuttle to the starting area.
Please be aware the course is closed to vehicles during the race, with the exception of Cove Wash Trailhead. Spectators are welcome to drive and park to the Cove Wash Trailhead to watch and support runners at the aid station. We simply ask you stay clear of the course and aid station as to not interfere with runners on the course. The aid station can get congested and is for athletes only.
Restrooms and Porta-toilets will be available at the start, finish, and at the Cove Wash Trail head aid station. Cove Wash aid station will also have sports drink, water, Vaseline, Bread, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Gels, Coke, Oranges, Bananas, Pretzels, Pickles, Potato Chips, M&M’s, Hard Candy, Salt Tabs, etc.
55k, 30k, Dirty Hurty Half Marathon trail runners receive a short sleeve shirt, very nice finishers medal and tired legs.
Results will be calculated by starting-mat 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. There will also be a timing mat at the aid-station to record your split times from each leg.
Route Maps can be found on "THE COURSES" page on this site.
Downloadable GPX map can also be found HERE
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