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US Skyrunner Championship Final

Date: October 3-5, 2014

Distance: 56K Ultra, 37K SkyRace, Vertical Kilometer (5K with 1000 meters of climb)

Location: Arizona Snowbowl Ski Resort – Flagstaff, Arizona

Ian Torrence at the 2013 Flagstaff Endurance Runs

Ian Torrence at the 2013 Flagstaff Endurance Runs

What: Race features a 56K Ultra, 37K SkyRace and a Vertical Kilometer. It will serve as the US Skyrunner Series Championship Final for 2014. The races feature a mix of mostly single track trails and some cross country scrambling. The 56K and 37K start near Flagstaff and traverse across Mount Elden and the Dry Lake Hills, the base of the San Francisco Peaks before a final brutal 4,000 foot climb up to the top of the 11,600 foot Agassiz Ski Lift of the Arizona Snowbowl before descending to the finish at the Agassiz lodge for post race food and party.

Prize Purse: $4,500

Registration:

Online registration on Ultrasignup

Elite Athlete Entry: A minimum 10 spots will be reserved for elite athletes. Contact us at info@aravaiparunning.com for entry.

About US Skyrunner Series: After the International Skyrunning Federation has brought some of the toughest alpine racing experiences to runners in recent years, 2014 is the start of the US Skyrunner Series. Consisting of races in three Skyrunning disciplines (Sky, Ultra and Vertical), the Series combines existing mountain races with new events created in the true spirit of Skyrunning. Find out more at US Skyrunning.

Race Details

Vertical Kilometer
Friday, October 3, 2014 – 9:00 AM
Start at Arizona Snowbowl

Flagstaff Vertical Kilometer Map 2014

1000 meters of climbing

1000 meters of climbing

56K Ultra SkyMarathon
Saturday, October 4, 2014 – 7:00 AM
Start at Buffalo Park

Flagstaff 56K SkyUltra Map 2014

13,000 feet of climbing

13,000 feet of climbing

 

37K SkyRace
Saturday, October 4, 2014 – 8:30 AM
Start near Elden Lookout Base

Flagstaff 37K SkyRace Map 2014

9,480 feet of climbing

9,480 feet of climbing

Aid Stations
There will be fully stocked aid stations along the 56K & 37K courses featuring water, carbohydrate drink, fruit and other snacks.

Race Perks
Gender specific race shirt
Chip timed race results displayed at the finish line
Barbecue lunch at the Arizona Snowbowl finish
Points in the US Skyrunner Series

Awards
Prize money to the top 3 male & female runners in each distance (top 2 in Vertical K)
Finishers award