Nov 09, 2019 at 6:00 AM

Franklin Mountains Trail Run

TX 375

El Paso TX, 77991


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Entry Fee $60
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $250
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 10K
  • 13.1M
  • 5K

Series: US Skyrunner Series

Type: Skyrunning

Starting Elevation: 5000

High Point: 8000

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2015


This is a True Texas Mountain Race on the Franklin Mountains. The 50k will be around 5200′ and climb to 7700′ for the 50k. Most of the trails low are desert trail that is run able terrain with easy technical trail. The climb to the North Franklin Peak is a combination of straight climbing and swtichbacks. The start/finish will be at the pavilion area circle inside of the Franklin Mountains State Park. 50k will be one loop of 32.0 miles. Total Elevation will be 6500′ up and 6350′ down. 13.1 will be 2 loops. 1 loop of 9.3 and one loop of 3.8. Total Elevation will be 2477′ up and 2697″ down. 10k will be 2 loops 1 loop of 3.8 and one loop of 2.6. Total Elevation will be 1221′ up and 1371′ down. 5k will be 1 loop of 3.8. Total Elevation will be 417′ and 505′ down.

50K RUNNERS: All 50k runners should be aware this is a mountain ultra and that there will be inherited risks involved in running this trail race. All runners should prepare to be able to carry enough water to hold them 6-7 miles at at which could be 2-3 hours if walking/hiking. Also be aware that if you drop in this race you will need to do so at an aid station. You will also understand that you will not be taken in from the course as we will have to come out and get you. If you are hurt on the course and cannot continue we will use the Park Search and Rescue to insure your safety in that case.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Nov 09, 2019

Held on Nov 10, 2018

Held on Nov 11, 2017

Held on Sep 10, 2016

Held on Nov 14, 2015

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