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Vail Scramble

Sun April 23, 2017 Vail, AZ 85641 US Directions



7:30AM MST

Half Marathon

7:00AM MST

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Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead
Vail, AZ US 85641


This trail half-marathon and 10K traverses the valley between the Santa Rita and the Rincon Mountains. It offers spectacular, sweeping views and is mostly a gentle, winding descent through ocotillo, prickly pear cactus, creosote, and mesquite.

Start lines are south of the Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead.

This event SALES OUT EACH YEAR, so don't delay registration.

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Course Info

Event distances are point-to-point 10K (6.2 miles) and half-marathon (13.1 miles) with a shared finish line at the Gabe Zimmerman Memorial Trailhead in Vail, AZ. Start lines are south of this point along the Arizona Trail. Participants will check-in and park at the finish line and use race provided bus transportation to the start lines.All events are held on passages 6 and 7 of the Arizona Trail and are mostly downhill. There are several road crossings that will have a course marshal to help guide you across safely.

Check-in begins at 5:45 AM
Buses load for the Half-Marathon at 6:30 AM for a 7 AM start
Buses load for the 10K at 7:15 AM for a 7:30 AM start
Course closes at 11 AM
Directions to the Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead for bus shuttles to the start
Take I-10 east and take Exit 279 (Wentworth Road/Colossal Cave Road). Turn east (left) for 0.2 mile to Frontage Road. Turn south (right) on Frontage Road for 5.2 miles to Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead. Follow signs for Event Parking.

GPS Coordinates of Trailhead:  32.01362° N, 110.64730° W


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