We've got the ALTITUDE , you bring the ATTITUDE !!! Climb 2600 feet in 9.5 miles (paved road Hwy 532) with a downhill finish at Ski Apache Plaza. The Ski Run Road Challenge is a 12M (solo or relay) & 3M fun run in SE New Mexico. Enjoy the "cool" pines of Ruidoso while it's hot as the hinges of hell in the rest of the country !!! The race is sanctioned by USA Track & Field.
As of 2013, we have raised for $14000 the Ski
Apache Disabled Skier Program (SADSP). Started in
1976, the goal of SADSP is to provide snow sports
instruction to any person with a permanent
disability, regardless of the type of extent of
disability or financial limitations.
The 3M fun run will finish at the first aid station for the 12M. (No parking available, buses will take you back to the start or to the top of the mountain after the 3M run). Every entry will get a short sleeve tech shirt. NO awards, NO timing, Let's have some fun !!!
• Start: 7319 feet
• MM3.2: (finish of Fun Run): 7608 feet (water & energy drink).
• MM9.2: 9959 feet (water & energy drink).
• FINISH at Ski Apache: 9970 feet (water & free food for runners)
• In person till 5pm on 7/24/13 at the Ruidoso
Athletic Club (415 Wingfield St. 575-257-4900).
Check & cash payment ONLY.
• By mail print registration form at www.skirunroadchallenge.com till 7/24/13.
WEB REGISTRATION ON:
The races will be held rain or shine. NO REFUNDS.
NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
• 6:30 a.m to 7 a.m: Late packet pick up.
• 7:05 a.m: race briefing. It is a point to point race, relay buses will leave at 7.15 a.m sharp, to drop off relay runners at MM3, MM6 & MM9.5.
Race starts 7:30 a.m. sharp at Eagle Creek Sports Complex.
Runners of the 3M fun run will be taken back to Eagle Creek Sports Complex via a bus. ( No parking available at the finish MM3.2)
Stop at Dream Catcher Restaurant & Bar, 2629 Sudderth Drive(575-802-2222) from 6pm to 8pm on Friday, July 26, 2013 for race bag pick up & late registration.
Male & Female Solo (on
7/27/13): 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59,
60-69, 70 & over.
Relay teams are Male, Female or Coed.
NO Bicycles, NO Strollers & NO pets allowed.
The first 3 overall male & female individual finishers for the 12M run will receive a carved Ruidoso bear. (Voted best award in 2009 by Triathlete Runner News). Members of the first place relay team (Male, Female, Co-ed) each receive a carved Ruidoso bear. (No duplicate awards). Age group winners will receive a prize at the discretion of the race director.
Help support the race by staying at the High Country Lodge, 859 Hwy 48, Alto, NM 88312(walking distance from the race, late check out at 1PM). www.highcountrylodge.net (575-336-4321 or 1-800-845-7265.
All preregistered participants will receive a commemorative short sleeve tech shirt with their packet. We make every effort to have sufficient shirts for all participants. Great food catered by Ski Apache will be available free of charge to runners & volunteers at the finish line (Ski Apache Plaza). Guests & spectators may purchase lunch.
STAY ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE
ROAD AT ALL TIMES. TRAFFIC ON RACE DAY
MIGHT BE COMING DOWN, BE VERY CAUTIOUS !!!
Since Hwy 532(Ski Run Road) ends at Ski Apache parking lot (the finish line of the 12m race), traffic will be closed, enforced by state police, to unauthorized vehicles from MM3 to MM12 from 7 am to 9.30 am. Starting at 10 am shuttle buses will return finishers to the starting point (Eagle Creek Sports Complex). Any private/unauthorized vehicles MUST start the drive to the finish line before 7 am. & cannot come back down before 10 am. NO EXCEPTIONS
NORTH & WEST:
From I-25 South take exit 139, Hwy 380 east to
Carrizozo then Hwy 37/48 to Ruidoso, turn right to
Ski Run Road (#532).
SOUTH : From Las Cruces, NM take Hwy 70 NE to Alamogordo then north to Ruidoso, proceed
on Hwy 48 North to Ski Run Road(#532). From El Paso, TX take Hwy 54 north to Alamogordo, NM then HWY 70 north to Ruidoso,then on Hwy 48 North to Ski Run Road (#532).
EAST: From Roswell, NM take Hwy 70 West to Ruidoso, then proceed on Hwy 48, North of Ruidoso to Ski Run Road (#532).