Black Canyon Ascent

May 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Black Canyon Ascent

CO HWY 347 & US HWY 50

Montrose CO,


Entry Fee $25
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $40
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: yes


  • 6M

Type: Hill Climb

Men's Record: 39:58 (Glenn Randall, 2012)

Women's Record: 45:04 (Kim Dobson, 2013)

Description: The Black Canyon Ascent 6-mile Run and Challenge Walk features a tough, scenic 6-mile course starting at an elevation of 6500' and climbing almost 2,000' to the rim of the Black Canyon National Park. For 39 years, beautiful vistas and scenic surroundings have inspired people to challenge themselves and the competition in this classic Western Colorado event. After the race, participants and their family and friends can enjoy visiting the spectacular Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. All participants will receive high-quality tech shirts with distinctive Black Canyon imagery. Also, all participants will be entered into the raffle to take place during and after the awards ceremony.


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Event Dates

Held on May 21, 2018

Held on May 20, 2017

Held on May 14, 2016

Held on May 16, 2015

Held on May 17, 2014

Held on May 18, 2013

Held on May 12, 2012

Held on May 14, 2011

Held on May 15, 2010

Held on May 16, 2009

Held on May 17, 2008

Held on May 12, 2007

Held on May 13, 2006

Held on May 14, 2005

Held on May 17, 2003

Held on May 04, 2002

Held on May 05, 2001

Held on May 13, 2000

Event Results