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Pass Mountain Trail Runs

Quick facts

Distance Ultra marathon - 50km

About Pass Mountain Trail Runs

Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. state of Arizona, and is a suburb located about 20 miles (32 km) east of Phoenix. Mesa is the central city of the East Valley section of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area. It is bordered by Tempe on the west, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community on the north, Chandler and Gilbert on the south, and Apache Junction on the east. As of the 2010 Census Mesa became Arizona’s center of population. Mesa is the third-largest city in Arizona, after Phoenix and Tucson, and the 38th-largest city in the US and is also the host of the annual Pass Mountain 50K race. 

This course features winding trails throughout Usery Mountain Regional Park on the edge of the Goldmine Mountain Range. The start/finish will be at the Trailhead Staging area. The 50 km course will also include a scenic loop around Pass Mountain in the Tonto National Forest.

Distances

50 Mile

  • 80.467km

50K

  • 50km

10K

  • 10km

5K

  • 5km

25K

  • 25km

Practicalities

Accommodation

Usery Mountain Regional Park offers a campground with 73 individual sites. 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, barbecue grill, and fire ring. Usery Mountain Regional Park provides immaculate restrooms with flush toilets and hot water showers. All sites in the campground are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

After Race Services

Post race food (bagels, fresh fruit) & socializing.

Aid Stations

Aid stations every 3.0 to 8.6 miles including water, electrolyte drink, sweet snacks, salty snacks, and fruit. Please plan to run with at least one bottle of water.

Award Medals

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

Equipment Storage

A drop bag will be allowed at the Trailhead Staging Area for 50K runners to access at the 25K point.

Maximum Time

9 hrs

Parking

The start/finish line is located at the Trailhead Staging Area. Drive 1.4 miles past the park entry booth and turn left into the large dirt parking area. Overflow parking is available around the Blevins Drive Loop.

Timing

Chip Timing

Pass Mountain Trail Runs Route Map

Pass Mountain Trail Runs Route Map

Start:

Trailhead Staging Area

Usery Mountain Regional Park, Mesa,us

Highlights

Usery Mountain Regional Park

Goldmine Mountain Range

Pass Mountain

Tonto National Forest

Overview

This 50km course, features winding trails throughout Usery Mountain Regional Park on the edge of the Goldmine Mountain Range. The start/finish will be at the Trailhead Staging area.The course will include a scenic loop around Pass Mountain in the Tonto National Forest.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.