Man Against Horse Race



35th Annual Race

October 5, 2019

12, 25 & 50 Mile Ultra Run
and Endurance Ride

Runner Entry (PDF)

Horse Entry (PDF)

See the results of previous races!


Click here for pictures of the 2019 race.


Start Location & Course Information:
   Base Camp-Mingus Mountain, Prescott, AZ
   Course Map
   Elevation Information

Start Times Saturday October 5th, 2019:
   50 Mile Run 6:30 A.M.
   25 Mile Run 7:30 A.M.
   12 Mile Run 7:45 A.M.
   12 Mile Trail Ride 9:00AM - Check in prior to start

Ride Registration and vet exams (25&50 mile only): Friday October 4th, 3-6PM at Base Camp.
Run Registration Entry Due: September 28th.
Run Registration and packet pick-up: Friday October 4th, 3-6PM or Saturday 5AM at Base Camp.
Pre-race Briefing Friday at 7:00PM at Base Camp.

Registration Run Costs:Registration Ride Costs:
50 Mile - $110.00 50 Mile - $120.00
25 Mile - $85.00 25 Mile - $100.00
12 Mile - $35.00 12 Mile - $35.00

Race Headquarters:
   Base Camp at Fain Rd and Hwy 89A

Hotels: Arizona Inn (928)772-8600 Motel 6 (928)772-2200

Dinner: Saturday, October 5th at Base Camp, 6:00 P.M. $12.00
(Meal included 25/50 milers)

Amenities: Multi-Colored T-Shirts to all entrants.  Buckles for 50 mile finishers.
Aid stations approx. every five miles; NO AGE CATEGORIES.
Ceremonies: 12 Miles at 12:00 P.M. 25/50 Miles at 6:00 P.M.

Information: Call Stacy Barrett (830) 481-8685, Ned Leigh (928) 636-7041 or Ron Barrett (928) 925-1930 (ronbarrett @ interiorlogicgroup .com)

1. The race is a loop course and will start and finish from the base camp windmill, located on Old Fain Rd., Approx. 7 miles north of HWY 69 and 3 miles east on HWY 89A and 1 mile south on Old Fain Rd
2. Runners run concurrently with horses. This is not a ride & tie. The 25 & 50 mile courses are moderately difficult; the 12 mile is a rolling course. The 25 & 50 mile distances should not be undertaken without significant preparation. Runners should be in shape for travel over rough country, including steep and rocky terrain. Most of the course is on mountainous trails and back roads through the tall pines of Mingus Mountain. Elevation at base camp is Approx. 5000 feet with 50 mile course climbing to an approx. elevation of 7600 feet.
3. Weather conditions are highly unpredictable, with snow and hail are as possible as sun shine and clear skies.
4. Base camp can accommodate over-night campers, and RV’s. No parking or camping will be allowed outside base camp boundaries. NO CAMPFIRES WILL BE PERMITTED! On the 25 & 50 mile courses, pit crews will have access to aid stations. Only a few aid stations.

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