Ripsey Arizona Endurance Series

Ripsey Trailhead 33.103671, -110.974348, Kelvin, AZ

When: March 9, 2024 The A (61 miles) will start at 7:30am. The B route (34 miles) will start at 9am. Camping is allowed at the Ripsey trail head – although there are no facilities Where: You will  start at the Ripsey trail head off of E Florence Kelvin Highway near Kelvin, Arizona.  Google map directions to the trail head are here. What: The Ripsey ride will be split into 2 different lengths so that you can choose how much AZT goodness you wish to experience. The A loop (61 … Continue reading Ripsey Arizona Endurance Series

Kaibab 140 and 230 – Arizona Endurance Series

Jacobs LAke

Date says June 1, But this in an ITT and the recommended dates are june- September What: Your choice of one of two loop options (140 mile and 230 mile) on the fabulous Kaibab Plateau. While there is plenty of dirt roads there are also some awesome views of the west canyon (and a little of the east side) and amazing meadows north of the park border on the AZT. There is an optional, but totally worth it, out and … Continue reading Kaibab 140 and 230 – Arizona Endurance Series

The Tusayan Tussle – Arizona Endurance Series

Tusayan Long Jim Loop Rd, Grand Canyon, AZ

The Tusayan Tussle The Tusayan Tussle When:  The 100 event will start at 6:00 a.m. The 60 mile event will start at 7:00 a.m. on August 24, 2024 Where: The start/ finish will be on Forest Road 302 located on the south end of Tusayan, half a mile east from the roundabout on Hwy 64. Lots of parking and lots of camping options right at the start/finish area on both sides of FR302. The routes: Option #1: 60 Mile route that is … Continue reading The Tusayan Tussle – Arizona Endurance Series

Coconino Stage Bikepack – Arizona Endurance Series

The Place 21 S Milton Rd, Flagstaff, AZ

Coconino Stage Bikepack When: October 11-14, 2024 Where: We will be meeting on Friday, October 11, 2024 at 7:00am in Flagstaff, downtown at ‘The Place’ (21 S Milton Rd). We eat a big greasy breakfast, chat a bit and then we ride! The actual starting time for the first stage (and every stage) is open-ended. What: The 250-mile route has about 40-50% singletrack, some of which is pretty darn technical, and about 33k of climbing. The route is: Flagstaff-Sedona-Mingus Mountain-Williams-Flagstaff. Those … Continue reading Coconino Stage Bikepack – Arizona Endurance Series

Kentucky Camp – Arizona Endurance Series

Kentucky Camp 31°44′40″N 110°44′31″W, Sonoita, AZ, United States

When: November 2, 2024 at 9:00 am (9:15 start time for those doing the short course) Where: Kentucky Camp, 40 miles south of Tucson. Google maps link here. What: There are two options for this race, (1) a 29-mile lollipop or (2) a 46-mile figure 8. There will be camping available and a post-race party in the area for those that would like to grill. This year, we are doing the Kentucky Camp as a charity event for the Arizona Trail Association. If you want to ride and are … Continue reading Kentucky Camp – Arizona Endurance Series

Picketpost Punisher – Arizona Endurance Series

Picketpost Trailhead 33.27184° N, 111.17643°, Superior, AZ

Picketpost Punisher When: November 16, 2024 The B (49 miles) and C (22 miles) routes will start at 7:30am. The A route (76 miles) will start at 5am. Where: You will  start at the Picketpost trail head off of Route 60 near Superior, Arizona. This is about 60 miles east of Phoenix and about 5 miles west of Superior. If you pass the Boyce Thompson Arboretum, you’ve missed the trailhead turnoff. You can get directions to the start here. The trailhead has pit toilets, but no water. Also no trash receptacles … Continue reading Picketpost Punisher – Arizona Endurance Series