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Mad Moose Events is owned and operated by Justin, Denise, Malachi, and Kylah Ricks. See below to learn more about our family business, how it all started, and why we chose to direct running events! 


Read the story behind the creation of our family business, Mad Moose Events, on iRunFar! WeRunFar Profile: The Ricks Family

Listen to Mad Moose Events founder, Justin Ricks, talk about his love of the sport of running, his own running career, and what led him to start Mad Moose Events. He told his story to Off the Couch- A Running Podcast.

Listen to the Run to the Top Podcast, where race directors Justin and Denise Ricks talk running in Moab.

Read about the Ricks Family, originally from Colorado Springs, and their connection to Colorado's Front Range running community. 

Kylah Ricks, a Mad Moose race director, is also quite an accomplished runner. She graduated with 8 state championships, and she was named as a Deseret News Athlete of the week three times. Check out her interviews!

MileSplit: 2018 XC State Champion

                  2019 XC State Champion


Dye Stat: 2020 XC State Champion

                Dye Stat Discussions Podcast

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