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Welcome to Mad Moose Events, where you'll find a family of passionate runners who are dedicated to providing well-organized events that offer unforgettable experiences. Join the Mad Moose Herd and immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of our race locations. With our commitment to excellence and love for the sport of running, we guarantee that you'll have an amazing day in an amazing place. Don't miss out - register now and see for yourself why Mad Moose Events is the ultimate event host for runners.
Triple Crown of Moab

Kicks of in November

 Moab, Utah

Starting with Dead Horse Ultra each year, the Triple Crown of Moab series showcases Moab's best trail races!

Crested Butte Ultra

September 28, 2024

35K, 55K, 50M

Hosted in iconic Crested Butte, Colorado, this autumn event treats runners to views of golden mountain sides as they run on flowy singletrack. 

Kessel Run Ultra

November 9, 2024

10M, 20M, 60K, 50M

Hosted in Fruita, Colorado, this trail event offers the very best trails of the North Fruita Desert. Runners always have such a fun time on this course!

Moab's Red Hot Ultra

February 22, 2025

15K, 33K, 55K, 50M

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this rugged desert event shows off one of our most scenic courses. A classic Moab race that every trail runner should experience. 

Amasa Trail Race

April 12, 2025

10K, 15K, 25K

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this trail event is hosted on world class trails, next to the mighty Colorado River, with expansive mountain and desert views!

Take 5 in the Garden of the Gods

May 3, 2025

5K, 5M Road or Trail, 9.5M Mix

Hosted in Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs, this event has road and trail distances to choose from. The Double Take 9.5M is both trail and road.

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Run Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs has long been a trail running mecca and its community is one we've been a part for a very long time. The Run Colorado Springs series consists of some amazing races on some of our favorite trails! Come see what makes them special.


June 22, 2024

30K, 50K, 50M

Run through Bears Ears National Monument and experience the wild Abajo Mountains during this scenic trail race hosted in Monticello, UT.

Arches Marathon and Half

October 5, 2024

15K, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this desert trail event has stunning views of the La Sal Mountains and you'll run past picture frame arch too!

Dead Horse Ultra

November 16, 2024

30K, 50K, 50M

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this desert trail event is our biggest and most popular race of the year! A beautiful course on world class trails, with expansive views.

Canyonlands Half Marathon

March 15, 2025

5 Mile, Half Marathon

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this historic road half marathon boasts world class views! 

Rattler Trail Race

April 19, 2025

10K, 25K, 50K

Hosted in Colorado Springs, this trail event is technical and beautiful. Palmer Park singletrack is an unexpected surprise in the middle of town. 

Valkyrie Trail Race

May 10, 2025

4M, 8M, Half, 30K, Marathon, 50K

Hosted in Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Springs, this ladies' event has a distance for everyone in your run group!

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Run Colorado's

Western Slope!

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Fruita and Crested Butte have one  thing in common! The singletrack trails are flowy and offer fantastic views! Try Crested Butte Ultra or Kessel Run Ultra and find out for yourself. 

Pikes Peak Ultra Colorado Springs

July 27, 2024

20K, 30K, 50K, 50M

Hosted in Colorado Springs, on the Ring the Peak trails, this unique and longstanding event is a Moose Herd favorite. See the best trails in the area! 

Canyonlands Ultra

October 26, 2024

15K, Half, Marathon, 50K, 50M, 100K

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this course is boasts picturesque views of the Moab desert's red rock formations, the La Sal Mountains, and so much more!

Arches Ultra

January 25, 2025

9K, Half Marathon, 50K, 50M

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this winter trail event has stunning views of the La Sal Mountains and Arches National Park. Visit Moab when it's at its quietest.

Behind the Rocks Ultra

March 22, 2025

10M, 30K, 50K, 50M

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this trail event gives runners a challenging and unique racing experience.

Thelma and Louise Marathon and Half

April 26, 2025

15K, Half Marathon, Marathon, 50K

Hosted in Moab, Utah, this ladies' trail racing experience runs past Picture Frame Arch and next to the Behind the Rocks Wilderness Study Area.

Run Moab

Run Moab

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Hosted in Moab, Utah, this series offers unique running events. If you're going to Run Moab, you can trust us to make it a memorable, fun experience!

Mad Moose Herd Volunteers

Mad Moose Herd

Volunteer Program

Races can't happen without volunteers. Give back to the running community and earn points towards free race entries at the same time! We offer one of the best volunteer programs around. Join the Mad Moose Herd and volunteer soon!

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