Aug. 12, 2023
Philmont Scout Ranch is opening its trails for a second annual trail race that welcomes the running and scouting communities to enjoy the pristine wilderness of the Sangre De Cristo mountains. Distances will include a Tooth Ridge Sprint (8 miles), Heavy Half (18 miles), Marathon and 50 Mile through the south country of Philmont Scout Ranch in Cimarron, New Mexico. All courses will finish down the iconic Tooth of Time Ridge and through the famous “You Made It!” gate in Philmont’s Base Camp.
Philmont Scout Ranch is a 140,000 acre high adventure camp owned and operated by the Boy Scouts of America with over 300 miles of trails. Philmont’s main program challenges and educates scouts of 13 to 21 years of age through 7, 9, and 12-day backpacking treks, where they participate in activities such as climbing, shooting, living history, fishing and much more.
Race Information Packet
Click here to download: Race Information Packet
We are looking for volunteers to help with the race! This race would not be possible without an incredible team of volunteers to help at Check-In, Finish Line, Aid Stations, and more. Click here to find more information and sign up to help the goals of our runners become a reality on race day.
This 50 mile race will take you through almost the entirety of Philmont’s south country. You will experience all that the Rockies of northeastern New Mexico have to offer. More info, such as the course map, aid stations and course profile, will be released soon.
Experience this classic distance as you traverse mountains, cross streams, and run through alpine meadows. Treat yourself to the Sangre de Cristo mountains and run 26.2 miles! More info, such as the course map, aid stations and course profile, will be release soon.
This 18 mile race will highlight some of Philmont’s most famous sights, including the Tooth of Time. You will get to experience Philmont’s backcountry and be back in time to enjoy Base Camp. More info, such as the course map, aid stations and course profile, will be released soon.
Tooth Ridge Sprint
Our shortest race, this event will take you to the famous Tooth of Time. On your way down you will run flowing switchbacks and take in breathtaking vistas. More info, such as the course map, aid stations and course profile, will be released soon.
Please direct any outstanding questions to Austin St. George at firstname.lastname@example.org.