This destination event will be set in the southern terminus of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and will offer a well-supported test of stamina and perseverance, giving participants 12 hours to complete as many 3.2-mile trail loops as possible or desired.

We will provide ample support including a fully loaded aid station, covered area for securing gear, and fun things to do for family/friends supporting!

If you have been wanting to attempt the ultra-distance, this event is for you. If you are a veteran trail and/or ultra runner, this event is for you. If you enjoy running, rucking, hiking and hanging out on the trails all day with other fellow endurance enthusiast, this event is for you.

Bring the family and friends for support and let them explore the many activities of Glorieta Adventure Camps from Ziplining to disk golf, as there is something for everyone while you test your endurance! We suggest spending the rest of your week checking out Santa Fe, Albuquerque and other magical places in New Mexico!

Registration:

Opens online on 6/3/2024 and closes 4/30/2025 at 11:59 PM, there will not be a race day registration option.

Race date/time:

Saturday, May 3rd, 2025 at 0700 am (mandatory race brief @6:50 am)

Packet Pick-up:

Friday, May 2nd, 2025 4:30pm-7:00pm – Red Barn (Start/Finish)
Saturday, May 3rd, 2025 0500am – 0645am – Red Barn (Start/Finish)

The race will start at the Red Barn in Glorieta Camps and a map to camp can be found using this Google map link. Old school directions – from NB I-25 take exit #299, Turn left onto NM50, cross over interstate to the T intersection and take a left (Oak Rd.), follow Oak Rd for half a mile to the gated entrance for Glorieta Adventure Camps. We will provide a map of the camp interior and location of the Red Barn in the race email closer to the event day.

Glorieta Adventure Camps requires a waiver for every individual entering the property as well as a parking pass for each vehicle. Food, lodging and activities can also be purchased. We highly suggest signing the waiver and purchasing your parking pass once you are registered for the race and not wait till race day morning at the gate.

Glorieta Adventure Camps offers several accommodation options at affordable rates including hotel style lodging, RV camping (full hook-up and boondocking) and tent camping. If booking overnight accommodations use this discount code for your parking pass (OVERNIGHTFERAL25 ).

A 3.2 mile single track trail loop encircling the camp (know as the Green Loop) The course will be well marked with confidence flagging and directional arrows.

Elevation:

About 280ish feet of gain and loss but no real big climbs or drops (per loop).

Cut off :

This is easy….12 hours.

Timing:

Professional chip timing will ensure every stride is counted, so you’ll be able to push yourself to new heights with confidence and precision whether you are completing a 5k or attempting an ultra distance. The timing chip is located on your bib which must be worn on your front and visible.

Aid Station:

Need support along the way? We’ve got you covered with a fully stocked aid station at the start/finish line and a tented oasis to store your essentials, replenish your energy, or take a little rest. We will have porty potties as well.

Drop Bags:

Drop bags are allowed at the start/finish. We will have a covered area for you to stash your gear with easy access after each loop. We are not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Any aid bags not claimed by the end of the race will be thrown away or donated to a local charity. That does not mean leave your trash behind! It is suggested you mark your bag to make it easily identifiable. Use your bib number, name, etc..

Sherpa’s/Spectators/Support Crews:

Crews and support are welcome through out the event. We just ask they remain out of the start/finish shoot nor crowd the aid stop/tent as not to impede other race participants. Sorry, no pets allowed.

Dropping:

If you drop before the 12 hour cut-off, you must report to the race finishers tent so we can also mark you as finished and present you with your finishers award.

Awards and Swag:

A race shirt can only be guaranteed if you register before 3/1/25. Every finisher will earn a medal with customized milage (based of what mileage you complete).  Special awards for the top 3 female and 3 males and top female and male rucker who complete the most number of loops (mileage).

This option is for those of you who enjoy carrying heavy weights far distances rather than moving fast.

Rules for the ultrarucker are simple:

  • You must carry no less than 20lbs in a pack on your back.
  • Your pack must weigh a minimum of 20lbs at anytime during the event.
  • You must check in and weigh your pack NLT 15 minutes prior to the official start (by 6:45 am)
  • You will be required to weigh your pack randomly at the start/finish of any loop. If it weighs less than 20lbs, you will be disqualified.
  • If you decide you would like to continue but not with your pack you will be moved to the non rucker division (this must be communicated to the race officials at the time you remove your pack).
  • You will be required to weigh your pack immediately upon finishing. If it weighs less than 20lbs you will be disqualified.