238+ mile footrace through desert, canyons, slick rock, two mountain ranges surrounded
by Canyonlands and Arches National Parks
Schedule of Events
Pre Race, Race Week, Course Marking Schedule
We invite all runners to take part in the pre- and post-race events. We require that all runners attend the Thursday evening pre-race talk and medical check on Thursday, but all other activities are your choice. Course marking will be October 1 through Oct 9. Please email Volunteer@destinationtrailrun.com to volunteer for course marking. Course marking volunteers will earn a special award!
January 1, 2019: Registration opens on Ultrasignup for $995. Registration opens at 9am PST.
April 1: Prices go up on April 1 to $1095
June 1: Cut off date for entrants who want a partial refund on their entry fee (see refund policy in Runner's Manual)
August 1: Prices go up to $1195
Oct 1: Last day to finish your trail work hours. No submission of trail work required.
Oct 2-Oct 10 Course Marking, led by Race Director and crew. All runners are welcome to join in and pre-run the course. Please note that course marking is slow, about 2-3 miles per hour. Stay tuned in for more info and details on course marking. If you'd like to help volunteer, please email us at Volunteer@destinationtrailrun.com
October 10: Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground (1773 N Hwy 191, Moab, UT 84532). Race Check in, bib pickup, long course briefing, drop bag drop off, mandatory participant meeting.
1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Runners may leave their drop bags at the Moab Valley RV Resort & Campground Race Headquarters. 5:30 p.m. is the final cut off for race organization to receive drop bags. ** Please note that race check in/bib pick up doesn’t start until 1pm.
1pm-5pm (come anytime in that range to get your medical band) Mandatory medical check. Our medical director will be on site at Moab Valley RV Resort and Campground from 1pm to 5pm to do medical checks. All runners will meet with medical personnel for a medical check (blood pressure, weight, some medical questions).
1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Race Check in. Pick up your bib number, race swag. We will have marked maps out if you want to copy the course on a map (bring your own map). SPOT devices will be handed out race morning at the race start! SPOTs will not be handed out on this day.
3 p.m. to 4 p.m. MANDATORY race meeting for all runners, RECOMMENDED for all crew, and pacers (not required for crew/pacers, but they must know the rules). Pre-Race Talk at Moab Valley RV Resort and Campground. We will review important rules and course information and answer questions.
5:30 p.m. Last chance to give drop bags to race. Drop bags not accepted after this.
October 11: RACE DAY. 7AM, race begins at Moab Valley RV Resort and Campground. (1773 N Hwy 191, Moab, UT 84532)
October 15: 11PM Race cut off, 112 hours after start. Come see our last runners finish!
October 16 at 11am Award Ceremony. We will provide a breakfast at no extra cost to runners. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards for top male and female finishers. All finishers will receive their Finisher Prints. Celebration of the journey. Please pick up your print earlier if you will not make the ceremony. We DO NOT mail finisher’s prints.
1773 N Hwy 191, Moab, UT 84532