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Whiskey Basin Trail Runs

Quick facts

Distance Ultra marathon - 88km

Rescheduled to 07 Nov 2020

Previous date: 18 Apr 2020

About Whiskey Basin Trail Runs

Watson Lake Park is a wonderful asset to the city of Prescott. The lake is stunning in it’s unique beauty and the surrounding park is expansive with so many great amenities to enjoy. This park is host to the annual Whiskey Basin Trail Run.

This point to point endurance foot race will take place along the Prescott Circle Trail in beautiful Prescott, Arizona. Featuring a perfect mix of high desert trails, pines and junipers this route takes you completely around the City of Prescott on some of their best trails all while never being more than a few miles from the heart of downtown and Whiskey Row.



  • 91km

1/2 Marathon

  • 21.1km


  • 60km


  • 33km


  • 10km



Camping options are available at Watson Lake for the Whiskey Basin Trail Runs. Watson Lake Park has some amazing amenities which should make for a really great weekend including: Two boat launches, Picnic ramadas, Restrooms, Showers for campers, Horseshoe pits, Barbecue grills, Playground equipment, Frisbee golf course, Picnic tables, Fishing (license required). The camping area opens Friday, April 7 and we have reserved spaces through Sunday, April 9. A camping site consists of one RV and one tent or two camping tents and cost is $35 for the weekend. These are all numbered and will be assigned once you purchase a camping site through race registration. There are a total of 35 camping sites and will be on a first come first serve basis through the registration process.

After Race Services

Post race bar crawl on the infamous Whiskey Row.

Aid Stations

Aid stations every 4 to 9 miles including water, electrolyte drink, sweet snacks, salty snacks, and fruit. Please plan to run with at least one bottle of water.

Award Medals

Finisher Buckle for 88K. Awards to the top 3 male & female finishers.

Equipment Storage

A drop bag will be allowed at Iron Springs Aid, Copper Basin Aid, Goldwater Aid and Sundog Aid.

Maximum Time

16 hours


Parking available at the Start Location at Watson Lake Park.


Chip Timing

Whiskey Basin Trail Runs Route Map

Whiskey Basin Trail Runs Route Map


Watson Lake Park



Watson Lake Park

Watson Lake

Whiskey Row


The 88K Ultra race will start and finish at Watson Lake Park (off North Highway 89 and the Willow Lake Road roundabout).

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.