Come join the fun in the mountains of southern New Mexico on Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.
ROUNDTOP OVERLOOK X-Country (R.O.X.) Trail Races
Vado, New Mexico (between Las Cruces and El Paso, in the scenic Organ Mountains)
8:20 a.m. Start all races.
52Km (32 mi.)/ 27 mile/ 10 mile/ 4.6 mile (7.5 Km)
“Something for everyone” Courses = mixture of old dirt jeep road, narrow and twisty single-track trail, and a few short paved country road sections. Elevation= 4,012′> 4,410′ Climb in 52Km= +- 3,950′.
Aid stations every 2-3 miles, pass main parking area (your vehicle)/ tents/ buffet at +- 2 miles/ 10 miles/ 18+ miles/ 27 miles.
Typical weather for Nov. 1= lows of 39F, highs of 74F. It can be quite WINDY (in 2013, gusts of 50+MPH).
T-shirts to all runners.
Medals to all finishers of two longer races. Ribbons to finishers of two shorter races.
Entry fees= $30 for longer two runs, $25 for shorter, add $5 for any run for which you enter after October 30. You may enter race morning.
Directions to start: Get off I-10 Vado exit (exit #155). Drive 2 miles EAST (uphill, on twisting paved road, towards mountains– Bishop Cap = the pointy peak with metal tower on top.) At power-lines that is two miles from I-10, follow trail head signs left (northeast) on gravel road 200 yards to main parking area. Start and finish here. All runs start with a few easy miles on paved road you drove in on before hitting trails.
Questions? Please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (915)581-9541
******ON-LINE REGISTRATION = raceadventuresunlimited (see below) or at El Paso’s Up And Running East and West side shops.
Hope to see you out there in the high desert!