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McDowell Mountain Frenzy Trail Runs

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Distanza Ultramaratona

Informazioni McDowell Mountain Frenzy Trail Runs

Fountain Hills is a small, scenic desert community located east of Scottsdale and about 45 minutes from Sky Harbor International Airport. The town is surrounded by mountains with sweeping mountain views including Four Peaks, the Superstition Mountains and the McDowell Mountains, and boasts a natural desert landscape. With a name like Fountain Hills, of course there is a fountain. But not just any fountain. Built more than 30 years ago, this dramatic landmark is a centerpiece of the town in Fountain Park. The fountain is located in the middle of a man-made 28-acre lake in the heart of Fountain Hills. One of the world’s highest fountains, the 560-foot tall plume of water, shoots to the sky and is visible for many miles.

Fountain Hills is home to the McDowell Mountain Regional Park, which hosts the annual McDowell Mountain Frenzy. This year’s 50 Mile course include rolling single track trails within McDowell Mountain Regional Park and a traverse of the McDowell Mountain Range within the City of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. 50 Mile runners will get a chance to see the Maricopa Trail heading North towards Brown’s Ranch and climb to the top of Thompson Peak.

Distanze

25 Mile

  • 40,2335km

100 Mile

  • 160,934km

50M

  • 80,467km

10 Mile

  • 16,0934km

Informazioni pratiche

Alloggio

McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers 76 individual sites for tent or RV camping. Each site has a large parking area to accommodate up to a 45′ RV and is a “Developed Site,” with water and electrical hook-ups, dump station, a picnic table and a barbecue fire ring. All restrooms offer flush toilets and showers. The south loop of the campground also offers handicapped-accessible restrooms. All sites in the campground are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Postazioni di Pronto Soccorso

Aid stations every 3-10.5 miles including water, electrolyte drink, sweet snacks, salty snacks, and fruit. Please plan to run with at least one bottle of water.

Medaglie

Awards to top 3 male & female finishers at each distance. All finishers will receive a finisher award. Points earned in the Desert Runner Trail Series.

Servizio di deposito

Drop bags for 50 Mile runners will be allowed at Granite Tank, Dixie Mine, and Start/Finish Aid Stations.

Tempo massimo

14 hrs

Parcheggio

The park charges a $6 park entry fee per vehicle.

Cosa offre il kit da gara

Post race food (bagels, fresh fruit).

Cronometraggio

Chip timing

Partenza:

Competitive Track parking lot

Fountain Hills,us

Attrattive

 Saguaro Lake

 McDowell Mountain Regional Park

 River of Time Museum

 Fountain Park

Maricopa Trail

Brown’s Ranch

Thompson Peak

Panoramica

The 50 Mile out and back course will run along the 50 km route but also includes a lollipop towards Saguaro Nest Trails and and out and back to the top of Thompson Peak.


McDowell Mountain Frenzy Trail Runs Trivia

Fountain Hills was named after the towering man-made fountain in the center of town.

Fountain Hills has the world's fourth tallest fountain.

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