All runs take place on rugged, rolling, and beautiful desert trails. The McDowell Mountain Frenzy utilizes the competitive tracks and a few newly built trails within the park (Coach Whip & Dixie Mine).
Desert Runner Trail Series
The Desert Runner Trail Series has two points divisions: Trail and Ultra. The 25km race at McDowell Mountain Frenzy will score points in the "Trail Series" while the 50km & 50mile races will both score points in the "Ultra Series".
All runners will receive a unique, quality t-shirt, finisher's pint glass and are invited to socialize after the run at our finisher's lunch.
Awards to top male & female finishers at each distance.
From central Phoenix, take Loop 202 east to Beeline Highway (SR 87). Continue northeast on SR 87 to Shea Blvd. Travel west on Shea Blvd. to Saguaro Blvd.; turn north. Continue through Town of Fountain Hills to Fountain Hills Blvd; turn right and travel four miles to the McDowell Mountain Regional Park entrance.
Local time: 8:03 AM