Dead Horse Ultra

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Gemini Bridges, Moab, UT

50 mile, 50k,and 30k

Race Starts: 50 Mile- 6 a.m., 50k- 7:00 a.m., 30k- 8 a.m.

About Dead Horse Ultra

Dead Horse was created to feature the Magnificent Seven Trails off of Gemini Bridges.  The course will challenge you with technical slickrock and sandy washes and has great views of Arches National Park, the La Sal Mountains and the Moab Valley.

Cupless Aid Station Information

That's right! We have gone cupless!

What does that mean?

  • Hands free water dispensers will be located at the start/finish line and at every aid station.

  • Runners can use these to fill bladders, bottles​

  • Gloved volunteers will pour sodas/misc drinks into runners' reusable cups.

  • To further reduce waste at aid stations, runners may bring a small reusable bag or bowl for food to be served into.

  • Reusable bowls are optional but a great way to reduce waste.

Click here for Aid Station and Cut Off Information

Race Guide

The 2022 Race Guide will be published closer to race day. 

Travel Information

Check out the Travel Page for information about lodging and recreation in the Moab area.

Packet Pickup

Friday, November 18, 2022

3 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Check in and Packet Pick-Up

Location: Start Line


Race Day Packet Pick-up:

Saturday, November 19, 2022

5:15 a.m.-7:45 a.m.

Check-in and Packet Pickup at the starting line


*You will need to have a photo ID in order to receive your packet and timing chip.  This includes race morning packet pick-up.  We encourage you to pick up your packet prior to race day morning to eliminate issues on the morning of the race.  

Directions to Start/Finish Line

From Center St. and Main St (Highway 191), head north out of town, approximately 10 miles.  Make a left into Gemini Bridges parking lot.  Overflow parking is located across the street, at the Bar M parking lot. There is a short walk over to the start/finish line.  Do not cross highway, instead use pedestrian path under the highway. Consider carpooling! 


There will be parking attendants pointing out parking spots.  If you park in an unacceptable location,  BLM will issue tickets.  Please adhere to parking attendants instructions to avoid tickets and ensure we can continue to work with the BLM for future events hosted by Mad Moose Events.

Race Morning Schedule

Saturday, November 19, 2022

5:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m.

Check-in, packet pickup, and 50 Mile drop bag collection: at the starting line.


6 a.m. – 50 mile start

7 a.m. -  50k start

8 a.m. -  30k start

10 minutes before each race start - Pre-race announcement

Finish Line Information

The finish line is located in the exact same location as the starting line. It is a ways out of town, so bring a cooler with your favorite beverages. We will be serving Mad Moose Enchiladas and other runner approved goodies! We'll also have water, soda, etc available. 

Runner Perks

All runners will receive a custom Hydrapak reusable cup, custom short sleeved race shirt, custom BOCO Gear Technical Trucker, and a finishers' medal.


Need more information about pricing, race rules, refund policy, or runner requirements? Check out our FAQ page!  


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Race Photos

Race photos are taken by Aktiva Photo! Please give them time to process and sort pictures after the event!

Dead Horse Ultra 2020

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