7:00 am, Saturday, October 12, 2019
Spring Mountain State Park to West Career and Technical Institute
Challenge yourself to ten beautiful miles at sunrise in late October. The Red Rock Canyon 10 Mile Challenge, benefiting Save Red Rock, promises a fast, beautiful course and a great finish line experience. Enjoy the beauty of Red Rock Canyon as you run from Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, mostly downhill along SR 159, to West Career and Technical Academy. Try your hand at a new distance, use this as a warm-up for Rock-n-Roll, savor the negative splits and appreciate the majesty that is Red Rock Canyon. Grab a friend and register today!
Registration - Opens June 17th
Super Early Bird Entry
Through - July 14
July 15- Sept 1
Sept 2 - Sept 29
Sept 30 - Oct 11
Shuttle Transportation to Start Line • Drawstring Swag Bag • Bag Check at Start • Chip Timing & 5 Mile Split • Finish Line Recovery Zone • Beer Garden • Race Photos • Finish Line Step & Repeat • T-shirt • Finisher's Medal • Age Group Awards • Team Competition & Awards • Fundraising Awards •
Participants will be shuttled to the race start (Spring Mountain Ranch State Park) from the finish line (West Career and Technical Academy) starting at 5:30 am.
Coffee, Water, Toilets, Bag Drop, Warm-up and stretching areas will be available at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
The first half of the course consists of rolling hills with the last 6.5 miles almost exclusively downhill. Runners will be in SR 159's bicycle lane, blocked from traffic with traffic cones and bicycle escorts. All traffic crossings will be managed by police officers. See the map to the right for elevation.
There will be volunteer Aid Stations roughly every two miles along the course. Water, GU Tri-Berry Electrolyte drink, and a toilet will be available at each aid station. Should you find yourself in need of additional assistance please speak with a volunteer at the aid station who may assist you. Sag will be available but know this may take some time to arrange.
Race Rules: Each participant will have their race bib visible on the front of his or her body. This is important for a variety of reasons, least of which is race photographs. Smile! Participants will stay within the designated course and not enter the roadway. Leaving the course and entering the traffic lane on SR 159 can be cause for disqualification. A safe course requires participants to hear commands from race staff, volunteers, and police officers. If you insist on participating with music, leave one ear open at all times.
Per our permit, all participants must maintain at least a 15 minute per mile pace.
There are cattleguards in the road at miles 1 & 8.6. They will be covered with plywood for runner safety.
The Finish Line will feature our partner vendors, bodywork and active stretching areas, water and electrolyte drink, hot coffee, fruit and snacks, music, searchable finisher times, and dropped bag collection.
Teams & Awards
Awards will be given to the first three male and female overall participants as well as age group awards. The awards ceremony begins at 9:30 am
There is no limit to team size. Teams must be a minimum of 5 participants - 2 male and three female. For larger teams, the first three female and first two male participants' places will be used for team scoring.
Packet Pickup & Race Day
Date and Location TBD:
• You may have another person pick up your packet for you
• Packets will be available at the shuttle pick up on Sunday morning beginning at 5:30 am
West Career and Technical Academy (WCTA) 11945 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Start Line Shuttles:
Shuttles will transport all participants to Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. Shuttles will leave WCTA’s East Parking Lot every ten minutes beginning at 5:30 am. The final shuttle will leave at 6:40 am. If you choose to drive yourself or have yourself driven to the start line you must pay the entrance fee to the park and there are no return shuttles available after the race.
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. Shuttles will drop participants roughly 200 yards from the race start area. The Race begins at 7:00 am with announcements starting at 6:50 am. Coffee, snacks, water, toilets, and bag/clothing drop will all be available at the start line area