Desert Dash Trail Race

  • Running : Half Marathon : Off Road
  • Running : 10K : Off Road
  • Running : 5K : Off Road
  • Running : Children's 1 Mile : Kids Race

Race Date: Saturday, November 11, 2017

Start Time: 8:15 am

REGISTRATION WEBSITE: http://raceadventuresunlimited...

Entry Fee: $15-$45

Location: Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park

Address: 56501 N. Jornada Rd

City: Las Cruces

State/Terr: New Mexico

Zip: 88012

Country: USA

Phone: 575-524-3334

E-Mail: [email protected]

Race Website:

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 _ 2017 Desert Dash Trail Half Marathon, 10K & 5K:

Join us for our 5th annual Desert Dash Trail Race at the beautiful Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park in Las Cruces, New Mexico! There's a distance for everyone: 1 mile, 5K, 10K, or half marathon.  Bring the whole family!  All levels welcome!

Finisher's medals for half marathon finishers* and all children in the 1-mile race! Participants will also receive technical race shirts!

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Desert Dash is a fundraiser for the non-profit Asombro Institute for Science Education.  We serve more than 18,000 local students annually by bringing them quality, hands-on science education programs.

*Medals available for the first 125 finishers in the Half Marathon.

Course Info:
The race is held on a mixture of single-track trails and jeep roads. The trails are moderately easy and not overly technical. There is 371 feet of elevation gain over the course of the Half Marathon.


 - Getting to the Nature Park:

  1. From I-25 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, head east on Highway 70.
  2. Take the Mesa Grande Rd. exit (at Oñate High School)
  3. Make a U-turn under the highway to head west on the frontage road.
  4. Turn right (north) on Jornada Road.
  5. Proceed north on Jornada Road for approximately 6.5 miles.
  6. Follow the directions of the parking attendants, and park on Jornada Road near the Chihuhuan Desert Nature Park.

Previous Results:
2016 Results at Half / 10K / 5K / Kids 

2015 Results at Half / 10K / 5K / Kids 
2014 Results at Half / 10K / 5K / Kids
2013 Results at / / / / 10K / 5K 

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