Fire Fest Ultra (Formerly known as Valley of Fire Backcountry), sells out fast! Signup now to reserve your spot! This is a race you will NEVER forget! There are over 45,000 acres of amazing beautiful trails and stunning gorgeous rock formations. You will see petroglyphs that were left hundreds of years ago by inhabitants of the area. Choose to either run Sat or Sun. You'll have a chance to see the night sky if you get out there early and especially if you camp! You will have the option of choosing a 100m, 100k, 50m, 50k, Marathon, Half, 10k, or 5k! EARLY START times available for ultrarunners, 4AM. MESSAGE US
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We will have plenty of hammer/heed, water, GU, salty snacks, food, and fruits for you. First aid will be at every aid station. (see maps for details). We will have hot food for the ultrarunners. Please email Heidi if you have any food requests! firstname.lastname@example.org
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One hour north of Las Vegas (61 miles)
1- From the I-15, take hwy 169 toward Logandale/Overton.
2- Turn right on Liston Rd (right after small post office).
3- Follow road to the right and cross the railroad track.
4- Follow the road to the Logandale Trail System.
5- Staging area/Start line will be on your right. Can't miss it!
Cut off times
100 miler and 100k is 35 hours
50 miler and 50k is 15 hours
*Note. There is not a 100m, 100k, or 50 miler on Sunday.
We LOVE camping! Make sure you get to Logandale Trail System early enough on Friday the 12th to find a spot before the locals do. There are no RV hookups available. If you can't find a spot, crash with us at the staging area. (unfortunately we won't be doing a whole lot of sleeping and we may be a little loud).
Medals and Awards
There will be a podium finish. When three deep male/female come in from a certain distance, we will announce the winners. The plaques are always hand made that you will cherish and want to sleep with every night.
All finishers will receive an awesome hand made medal that you will wear in honor.
Valley of Fire State Park is now charging $10 a car (local) $15 a car (out of state) for parking/per day. Please have cash with you on race day or pay at packet pick-up. There will also be overflow parking over a half mile before the main staging area on left. If you are running the 13.1m, 10k or 5k, more than likely you will be directed here.
Wildlife, plant life, and some history
The desert may look a little barren at first take, but there are bighorn sheep, desert tortoise, Black-tailed jackrabbit, skunk, antelope, coyote, bobcat, ect.. There are also many species of lizards and snakes that live in this desert oasis. Keep a lookout also for the various plant life. There are Yucca plants, Creosote, Desert Paintbriss, Prickly Pear cactus and ect..
Absolutely stunning so bring your camera!
Also, just in the canyons is 'Mouse’s Tank’. It was named after an alleged Southern Paiute Indian renegade named ‘Little Mouse’ who hid out there in the 1890’s. He was accused of gunning down two prospectors and many other crimes. Mouse was never found but they believe they found his watering hole, 'Mouse's Tank'.
All volunteers will receive a $10 credit per hour toward a future race! Please copy and paste the below link into a browser.
If we are forced to cancel or postpone the event, runners will receive a transfer to any Triple Dare Running event. No refunds will be issued.
Local time: 11:17 PM