On Your Left is proud to support the Arizona Trail Run and Hike Series. This unique series will feature three sections of the Arizona National Scenic Trail. The series is designed to to promote hiking and trail running along the Arizona Trail; raise awareness of the Trail; and generate funds to support the Arizona Trail Association's mission to build, maintain, promote, protect and sustain the Arizona National Scenic Trail as a unique encouter with the land. Trail running is among the fastest growing outdoor recreation markets, and the 800+ mile Arizona Trail is a premier destination for runners and hikers around the world, while raising funds to support the management and maintenance of the trail. For more information about the trail, please visit the Arizona Trail Association.
Each event is on the singletrack of the Arizona Trail, small sections of dirt roads, through arroyos, and occasionally cross-country. Routes have been intentionally designed for their scenic nature, not for their speed. Trail-specific running shoes are highly recommended, as these are highly adventurous courses!
To accommodate time restrictions set by permits, anyone HIKING the events is strongly encouraged to choose the shorter distances, when offered.
These events encourage participation from runners and hikers of all abilities. They are not races. All events will be timed, and results available to celebrate and encourage personal achievement. All participants are eligible for giveaways at the finish of each event.
BYOB - Bring your own bottle. Aid stations along the trail will have water. However, there will be no paper cups. You must provide your own bottle or hydration pack to fill at each aid station.
BYOC- Bring your own chair. Plan to relax at the finish and enjoy great food, wonderful people, raffle prizes, and much more!
- April 27, 2013 - Gabe Zimmerman Trailhead (Vail)
- May 18, 2013 - Pine Trailhead (Pine)
- September 29, 2013 - Navajo Spring Trailhead (Mormon Lake)
About the Arizona Trail & Arizona Trail Association
The Arizona National Scenic Trail is a continuous 800+ mile diverse and scenic trail from Mexico to Utah, linking deserts, mountains, canyons, communities and people.