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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 4th: 3pm - 7pm
St. George Running Center
2736 E. Red Cliffs Dr.
St. George, UT 84790
Saturday, Race Day, March 5th: 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. Ensure all your gear is in your bag when you leave it at the clothing drop area. We will transport all bags to the finish-line area. We are not responsible for lost, stolen, or missing items that are in the clothing drop area.
Please refer to our waviers/transfers page for details.
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:
While we ask participants to take the shuttle to the start line, spectators are more than welcome and encouraged to watch and support your runner!!
Please park in designated parking areas 200-300 yards from the Cove Wash Aid Station, then walk to the venue area.
Please be aware the course is closed to vehicles during the race.
Aid stations will be at the start, finish & and Cove Wash Trailhead. Porta-toilets will be available at the start, finish, and at the Cove Wash Trail head aid station. The Cove Wash aid station 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. Cove Wash aid station will also have sports drink (BASE NUTRITION), water, Vaseline, Bread, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Gels, Coke, Oranges, Bananas, Pretzels, Pickles, Potato Chips, M&M’s, Hard Candy, Salt Tabs
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 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.
Awards will be given to top Male and Female finishers. Also, Certificates good for Shoes complements of St. George Running Center! 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 at the starting line. 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 10:30am, 12:30pm & 1:30pm.
Clothing Drop: A clothing drop will be provided at the starting line for all distances. Clothing at the start will go to the finish line after the event starts. We are not responsible for any lost items that are in the clothing drop.
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