Aug. 13, 2022
For the first time Philmont Scout Ranch is opening its trails for a 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 southern section 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 is challenging and educating scouts ages 13 to 21 years of age through 12, 9, and 7-day backpacking treks. Crews of 8-12 additionally have the opportunity to participate in programs such as climbing, shooting, living history, fishing and much more.
Race Information Packet
Information about volunteering can be found below.
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.
Heavy Half (18 Miles)
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 (8 Miles)
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.
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