The following release introducing a revamped Triple Crown of Moab was written by Malachi Ricks who is one of the principle owners at Mad Moose Events, an ATRA corporate member.
Moab, Utah – Ultra-marathon runners, get ready to take on a great challenge with the Triple Crown of Moab series kicking off in November 2023! This thrilling race series combines some of the best ultra-marathons in the country, including Arches Ultra, Dead Horse Ultra, Moab’s Red Hot, and Behind the Rocks Ultra. With its breathtaking scenery and challenging terrain, it’s an experience that’s sure to test the limits of even the most seasoned runners.
For those who want to push themselves to the limit, there’s the competitive Triple Crown of Moab Series. It’s a challenge that requires grit and determination, but the rewards are worth it. The top three men and top three women who complete the competitive Triple Crown of Moab Series will receive special recognition and awards, including a cash prize for the overall winners.
To be eligible for the top prizes, runners must complete three 50K races in the series. It’s a feat that requires strength, stamina, and a true love of running, but the rewards are well worth it. The top three men and women who complete the competitive Triple Crown of Moab Series will receive special recognition and awards, including a cash prize for the overall winners. The race series features three different options, each requiring the completion of two of the earlier events and Behind the Rocks Ultra as the final event. All runners must complete Behind The Rocks Ultra to be considered a Triple Crown finisher.
Prize money breakdown for the men’s and women’s divisions
First Place: $3000
Second Place: $1750
Third Place: $1250
Fourth Place: $1000
Fifth Place: $500
Prize money up for grabs at each individual event
First Place – $300
Second Place – $200
Third Place – $125
Join the Mad Moose family
“We’re thrilled to offer such an exciting opportunity for ultra-marathon runners,” said the Ricks family. “The Triple Crown of Moab series is a great challenge that showcases the stunning beauty and rugged terrain of this unique region, and we’re proud to offer a prize package that reflects the hard work and dedication of our runners.”
All runners who complete any distance will be considered finishers of the Triple Crown of Moab. This means you can choose the races that suit you best, whether it’s the rugged terrain of Dead Horse Ultra or the stunning views of Arches National Park in Arches Ultra.
Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and become a part of a community of passionate runners. The Triple Crown of Moab series is sure to be an unforgettable experience!