Snakebite 30K and 10K Trail Run
Sunday, March 11, 2018
30k starts at 6:30 AM
10k starts at 8:00 am
Snakebite is a fast 30k and 10k run on trails in the beautiful McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Gently rolling hills, great volunteers, good food, mild weather… Come on out and join us for a great day in the desert!
Location: McDowell Mountain Regional Park on McDowell Mountain Road, four miles NE of Fountain Hills, Arizona.
Limit: 200 Runners
Awards: Overall male and female & Masters winners. McDowell Mountain Cup awards also are distributed at this event!
Entry Fees: (no refunds)
30K Individual: $60 entry through Feb. 1st | $75 entry after Feb. 1st
10K Individual: $30 entry through Feb. 1st | $40 entry after Feb. 1st
All finishers will receive a logo item
Race Day Details:
Weather: In March, Arizona weather can be 35° to 95°. Be prepared for all weather conditions and dress accordingly.
Parking: There is a small fee to enter an Arizona Regional Park. Currently the fee is $6 per vehicle, but the park may increase the fee slightly for 2018.
Start / Finish area at the Boy Scout group campground at the far north end of the park. Follow the Snakebite signs.
Packet Pick-Up: Race day, 5:30 AM – 6:00 AM at the Start/Finish line.
Course Briefing: Race day, 6:15 AM
Markings: This course is on well-traveled hiking trails, and is marked with brown signs that say “Escondido Trail.” We will place a few additional markings on the trail at key intersections.
Aid: You will need to carry a water bottle. Aid stations will be approximately three miles apart. There will be a total of 5 aid stations in the 30k and 1 aid station in the 10k. We will provide water, Gu products, Coke and some food items. Drop bags at start/finish area.
Lunch is provided for runners. A donation for guests is appreciated.
Cut-Off: 5 hours. This is strictly enforced. The finish line closes at 11:30 AM. You must do the first loop in 1 1/2 hours or less. An early start (6:00 AM) will be allowed for runners who are going to take longer than 5 hrs but the first aid station will not be set up!
Facilities: Camping may be available near the start. Showers (small fee) also are available.
Fountain Hills accommodations:
Comfort Inn Fountain Hills – 48 Rooms
Lexington Inn Hotel and Suites – 104 Rooms, Suite and Spa Rooms
Courtyard Mayo Clinic –
Inn at Eagle Mountain – 42 Mini-Suites
2017 McDowell Mountain Cup results here. We thank all participants, sponsors and volunteers for a great inaugural year!