We are excited that our friends at GU Energy are coming back to support the Oracle Rumble with an in-kind donation of GU Energy Gels at aid stations. So whether you’re running the 12K or 50 Miler, expect to find a boost of energy waiting for you at each of the aid stations along with other food and beverage offerings. For over 20 years, GU has been the preferred energy gel of outdoor adventurers. We are grateful for their support!
Registration is now open for all five events in the 2022 Arizona Trail Endurance Series. Whether you prefer to run or ride, we’ve got some outstanding adventures lined up for the year ahead. We hope you can join us for one or more of these events (from 10K to 100 Miles), all of which benefit the Arizona Trail Association and our mission to protect and maintain the AZT!
Check out the great photographs of the 50K and 50-Mile events here. Thanks to Michele Bauer for capturing the essence of trail running through this remote and beautiful terrain.
On May 11, ultra runners from throughout southern Arizona gathered at Borderlands Brewing to celebrate the 13 individuals who completed the Southern Arizona Triple 50 in 2017-18. Custom embroidered Salomon running jackets were given to all award recipients, along with a commemorative Triple 50 poster from Cirrus Visual Communication. Kevin Cross, the fastest person to complete all three 50-mile events, was also given a Royal Robbins polo shirt and an AZT mug.
The Southern Arizona Triple 50 has grown from 3 finishers in its first year to 13! Who’s up for the challenge in 2018-19? The first event in the series is happening on November 10.
Back row (l-r): Colossal-Vail 50/50 Race Committee Member Mike Duer; Julia Kemper (5th female); Arizona Trail Association Executive Director Matt Nelson; Deron Ruse (4th male); Wieke De Boer (4th); Rachel Dockender (2nd); Steve Greenwell (3rd); Kevin Cross (1st).
Front row (l-r): Old Pueblo 50 Race Director Bob Bachani; Oracle Rumble Race Director Steve Outridge; James Sinclair (7th); Nathan Warner (2nd); Robert Harris (8th).
Not pictured: Tonya Littlehales (1st); Holly Hovious (3rd); Trahern Jones (5th); Jason Butler (6th).