McDowell Mountain Frenzy Trail Runs

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Dec 07, 2019 at 7:00 AM

McDowell Mountain Frenzy Trail Runs

16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.

MMRP AZ, 85255


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Entry Fee $35
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $120
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 10M
  • 50K
  • 50M
  • 5M
  • 25K

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 600

Starting Elevation: 1800

High Point: 3500

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

First Year of the Event: 2010

Men's Record: 7:08:57 Gabe McGowan (50M, 2015)

Women's Record: 8:19:13 Emily Robbins (50M, 2012)

Masters Women Record: 8:27:46 Rhonda Claridge (50M, 2015)


The McDowell Mountain Frenzy is the third race in the Aravaipa Running – Desert Runner Trail Series, Arizona’s premier trail & ultra run series. Trail Series = 5 mile, 10 mile, 25km | Ultra Series = 50km, 50mile. This year’s 50 Mile & 50 Kilometer courses include rolling single track trails within McDowell Mountain Regional Park and a traverse of the McDowell Mountain Range within the City of Scottsdale’s McDowell Sonoran Preserve. 50 Mile runners will get a chance to see the Maricopa Trail heading North towards Brown’s Ranch and climb to the top of Thompson Peak! The 25K, 10 Mile & 5 mile courses will all stay within the competitive track trails featuring winding single track trails and short but steep climbs and drops.


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Event Dates

Held on Dec 07, 2019

Held on Dec 01, 2018

Held on Dec 02, 2017

Held on Dec 03, 2016

Held on Dec 05, 2015

Held on Dec 06, 2014

Held on Dec 07, 2013

Held on Dec 08, 2012

Held on Dec 10, 2011

Held on Dec 11, 2010