Mesquite Canyon Trail Races

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Mar 07, 2020 at 7:00 AM

Mesquite Canyon Trail Races

13025 N. White Tank Mountain Road

Waddell AZ, 85355


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Entry Fee $35
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $120
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 13.1M
  • 50K
  • 50M
  • 30K, 8K

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 600

Starting Elevation: 1500

High Point: 3000

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

First Year of the Event: 2010

Men's Record: 7:25:45 Joshua Brimhall (50M, 2016)

Masters Men Record: 7:25:45 Joshua Brimhall (50M, 2016)

Women's Record: 9:45:34 Jane Larkindale (50M, 2013)

Masters Women Record: 10:32:22 Karen Smidt (50M, 2013)


Mesquite Canyon is the seventh and final race in the Aravaipa Running – Desert Runner Trail Series, Arizona’s premier trail & ultra run series. WARNING: This is a very tough, rocky, mountainous trail run! Trail Series = 30k | Ultra Series = 50 Mile & 50k. Enjoy challenging climbs and epic views of Phoenix across the White Tank Mountain Range. All runs take place on single track trails within White Tank Mountain Regional Park. Expect typical desert trail conditions including rocks, sand, cactus and gravel. 50 mile & 50k runners will travel through a two mile section of wash in Ford Canyon featuring several downhill granite rock scrambles, sand and boulders.


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Event Dates

Held on Mar 07, 2020

Held on Mar 09, 2019

Held on Mar 17, 2018

Held on Mar 18, 2017

Held on Mar 12, 2016

Held on Mar 14, 2015

Held on Mar 22, 2014

Held on Mar 23, 2013

Held on Mar 11, 2012

Held on Mar 12, 2011

Held on Mar 20, 2010

Event Results

View 2016 Results

View 2015 Results