The Black Canyon Ultras are two point-to-point races of 60 and 100 km that run on consecutive days over a weekend, using a non-motorized national trail that consists of singletrack trails, jeep tracks and an old stagecoach route.

Black Canyon Ultras follows a route used since the times of pre-historic Native American travellers and traders, the trail travels through a spectacular swath of the Sonoran Desert. The landscape includes saguaro forests, rugged canyons, and views of the Bradshaw Mountains to the west.

First run in 2014 and has had some of the best runners cross the finish line, including Tim Freriks, Tom Evans, Hayden Hawks, Sage Canaday, Clare Gallagher, Heather Jackson and Camille Herron

First Edition: 2014

Main Race (km): 100

Cumulative elevation (m): 1250

Other races: 60

Total participants: 1500

Dates: 2024/02/10-11

Notable previous winners: Sage Canaday, Anthony Costales, Tim Freriks, Clare Gallagher, Hayden Hawks, Camille Herron, Alex Nichols, Brittany Peterson, Amy Sproston.

Location: 100km north of Phoenix, Arizona, United States.





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