Vail Scramble Course Info

Event distances are point-to-point 10K (6.2 miles) and half-marathon (13.1 miles) with a shared finish line at the Gabe Zimmerman Memorial Trailhead in Vail, AZ. Start lines are south of this point along the Arizona Trail. Participants will check-in and park at Vail School District (13801 E. Benson Highway Vail, AZ 85641) and use race provided bus transportation to the start lines. Transportation is also provided from the finish line back to the event parking area.

Both events are held on Passage 7 of the Arizona Trail and are mostly downhill. There are several road crossings that will have a course marshal to help guide you across safely.

  • Check-in begins at 5:45 AM
  • Buses load for the Half-Marathon at 6:30 AM for a 7 AM start
  • Buses load for the 10K at 7:15 AM for a 7:30 AM start
  • Course closes at 11 AM

Course Maps

The Arizona Trail Vail Trail Run event maps and elevation profiles can be found at the following links: