Course Information

Both the Marathon and Half-Marathon courses are USATF Certified, making the marathon a Boston Qualifier.

Marathon


The marathon will follow the half marathon course out to Tuzigoot Road and up Sycamore Canyon Road. Instead of looping back toward the monument the route continues down Sycamore Canyon Road for a 6.9 mile out and back then reenters on the half marathon route. This route will utilize dirt roads, paved roads and trails for a great variety on the scenic course.

Note: To simplify the course the .75 mile owl road. Loop in dead horse ranch state park has been removed as of 4/3/15. This distance will be made up on sycamore canyon road.
Maps:

Half-Marathon


Run or walk through historic Old Town then along gentle hills to Sycamore Canyon Road up to Tuzigoot National Monument, where the Sinagua Indians once lived. Continue on a short series of trails with views of the beautiful Verde River into Dead Horse Ranch State Park.

Note: To simplify the course the .75 mile owl road. Loop in dead horse ranch state park has been removed as of 4/3/15. This distance will be made up on sycamore canyon road.
Maps:

10K


This trail winds through beautiful Dead Horse Ranch State Park nestled between Sycamore Canyon and Mingus Mountain.
View the 10K course

2-Mile


Run or walk from the Riverfront Ramada area to Dead Horse Ranch State Park's main gate and back. This route is fairly flat but the scenery is breathtaking.
View the 2-mile course