4th Annual Dugway Trail & Ultra Run is a unique opportunity to participate in a 5K, 10K, 20K, 30K, and 50K ultra run, 10K Military Team Challenge, on US Army Dugway Proving Ground. The desert trail offers rocky, soft sand, and desert ground terrain. Part of the trail follows wild mustang trails and views of golden eagles nests. Wild Mustangs, Antelope, Fox and possible snakes may be seen on the trail.
(This trail race takes place in October each year. Visit race website link below for details.)
Location: Utah, United States
Geographic Area: Dugway Proving Ground, US Army
Nearby City: Tooele
Race Length: 50 km (31.1 mi)
6,002 feet (+193 ft/mi)
Elevation Loss: 5,700 feet (-183 ft/mi)
High Point: 6,800 feet
Low Point: 5,400 feet
80% dirt trails, 20% dirt roads, 0% paved
Website URL: http://ultrasignup.com (opens new window)
Race Director: cfortie
AGE CATEGORIES: Men's and Women's - All Distances
Under 16; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60+; Open; Military Team (4 Person Teams) 10K only
Pre-Registrtion strongly recommended due to access to active military base. Must provide DOB and Driver License for background check. Since Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) is a U.S. Army military installation, all registrants entering DPG will be subject to an advance background check before being allowed to enter DPG to participate in a the “Dugway Trail and Ultra Run”. Any person who has a background check that reveals adverse information (e.g., outstanding arrest warrant, record of felony conviction, or any other information that might create a security risk on DPG) may be excluded from DPG and not allowed to enter and race. Questions may be referred to the DPG MWR point of contact.
Day of race registration: 6:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Race start times are: 50K - 7:00 a.m. 30k - 8:00 a.m. 5K, 5K Team Challenge, 10K, 10K Military Team Challenge & 20K - 9:00 a.m.
All paid entrants will receive a customized race shirt, access to some of the best stocked aid stations in the sport, and cheered on by the most enthusiastic volunteers you could find, every step of the way. All racers will receive unique finisher medals. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 places in each distance and age category. Great raffle prizes will be given away during the race day
Military Team competition (4 Person Teams) will run 10K distance, and the cumulative places of each individual will determine what place the overall team receives. Team awards for the top 3 military teams. NEW! 5K Individual and Team Trail Challenge (4 persons team, with the finishing placement of each team member determines their team place.
THIS RUN IS A CUP-LESS EVENT.
All active duty military will receive a $5 discount on all races excluding the 5K Team Challenge & 10K Military Team races. The discount code will depend on the distance you will run: 5K (MIL5), 10K (MIL10), 20K (MIL20), 30K (MIL30), 50K (MIL50) at check out. You must provide your active military I.D. at time of check in on the day of the event.
Pre or Post event lodging is available at Dugway. The Coyote Cove Campground is a dry camp area for both tents or trailers for $8 per night. Showers and bathrooms available at Shocklee Fitness Center on Friday from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Porta-Potties will be available at the campsite. Camping Reservations 435-831-2705. The IHG Desert Lodge Hotel is a full service hotel and is offering a special race rate of $69 per night. Mention you are coming for the race to receive the discount. Hotel Reservations 435-831-6500
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Submitted On: 8/26/2016
By: cfortie (Race Director)
Modified On: 8/26/2016