Deadman Peaks Trail Run

Saturday, November 7th, 2020 at 6am - 6pm Sunday, November 8th

Location: 7 miles SW of Cuba, NM on the Continental Divide Trail

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The Deadman Peaks Trail Run will be held on Saturday and Sunday, 7-8 November 2020. The course is on the Continental Divide Trail through the Rio Puerco Valley. The race is mostly single track with some jeep trails and has it all from sand to rocks and slick rock through rolling terrain with a few interesting hills between 6,350 and 7,400 ft. The area is very desolate. This event supports the Continental Divide Trail.

This event consists of 100-mile, 53-mile, Marathon, 30 K, and 8-mile events. The Start/Finish is located 7 miles southwest of Cuba, NM off of State route 197. The 53-mile run will consist of an out and back on the Marathon length course. The 100-mile run will be two out and back legs. Aid station times and cutoff times are not yet determined.

There will probably be 3, 12-hour shifts at the Start/Finish beginning at 0600 on Saturday and ending at 1800 on Sunday. The other three aid stations will have slightly shorter first and last shifts. If you have any preferences for locations and/or shifts, please specify them in the space provide during your registration. Our role will be to provide logistical and safety communications along the course. We will track the runners in each event. Communications will primarily be on the SCARES Pajarito Peak UHF repeater (443.1 MHz, +, 100.0 tone). We will use simplex as well. A communications plan, directions, and event maps will be provided.

Weather conditions may range from 5 degrees and clear at night, to 20 degrees with wind and snow, to 75 degrees and sunny. Watch the weather forecasts and dress accordingly in layers and allow for rain, snow, and muddy conditions.

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