Saturday, Sep 28, 2024 @ 9:00 AM
Registration closes: Wed, Sep 25 @ 11:59 PM MT

About Jelm Mountain Run

Join us for a beautiful (and difficult) run through the mountains in South East Wyoming. The course is 10+ miles out and back (5+ up/5+ dn) on jeep roads with a total elevation change of 2000+ ft. The course begins at 7600′ and tops out over 9600′ at the top of Jelm Mountain.

Bring a camp chair, stick around for a while to cheer on your fellow runners, and enjoy a snack before enjoying an afternoon in Albany County!

Proceeds from the race are donated to the Albany County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue.

Pricing & Registration

Registration via UltraSignup is available until 11:59 pm September 25. Race day registration will be available from 7:30- 8:45 AM on September 28.

General Pricing: $55 (Price increase to $65 on September 14)
HPH Club Member or Partner Club Member Discount: -$10
Race Day Registration (Cash or Check): $70 ($-20 if no hoodie)

Price includes a Jelm hoodie. If you prefer to register and submit payment via snail mail, please email Thomas Dean at for more information.


If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please reach out to Thomas Dean at

Course Info & Aid Stations

Course: A beautiful and challenging 10+ mile run through the mountains of SE Wyoming. The course is an out and back on improved jeep roads with a total elevation change of over 2000 ft. The course begins at 7618' and climbs to the Infrared Observatory on top of Jelm Mountain at 9656'. The course stays on the road the entire time, so there will be no course markings.

Aid Stations: There is one aid station located halfway up/down and one aid station at the top of Jelm Mountain. Aid stations will have water and light snacks. Please bring your own water bottle, cup, or water bladder to cut down on waste.

Race Day Schedule

Race Day Registration: 7:30 - 8:45 AM
Bib Pickup: 7:30 - 8:45 AM
Race Start: 9 AM
Awards: TBA

Directions to Start

From Laramie, drive west on 230 toward the town of Woods Landing and then take 10 south towards the Colorado border. Located on the left after about five miles on 10 is the start of Jelm Mountain Road. Parking is available on the west side of the highway.

Race Photos

A link to race photos will be posted here after the event. Stay tuned!


Fall weather in southeast Wyoming is typically quite nice, with normal highs in the upper 50s. However, this is the Rockies so be prepared for anything between a blizzard and sunny and 75º. In true Wyoming fashion, if we can get out there the race will go on even if the weather is less than cooperative.

Awards & Swag

Top male and female receive a free entry to Jelm 2025 AND a unique award from a local Laramie business. Top 3 in each age group will also receive an award.

About Albany County Sheriff's Search and Rescue

Proceeds from Jelm Mountain Run are donated to Albany County Sheriff's Search and Rescue. The mission of Albany County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue is to provide Albany County and surrounding areas dedicated and trained volunteer resources in the event of lost, overdue, or missing persons, or emergency situation, ensure members receive and maintain high quality training to create proficient search teams and individuals, and to provide community oriented services.

ACSSAR receives no monetary funding from the government and relies on grants, donations from the community, fund raising.

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Things to do in Albany County

Take off your boots and stay awhile! Re-fuel after the race at the Woods Landing Resort. Or, head into Laramie to enjoy a hard-earned locally brewed beverage, check out the murals in Downtown Laramie, or travel back in time with a visit to the Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site! Visit for more.

Race Director Contact Information

Thomas Dean

Event's current local time: 1:45 PM MT


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