A downhill road 1/2 marathon and 5km through an amazing abandoned canyon. Also runs through the Fremont Indian State Park. Located about 20 minutes South of Richfield..
Trail 84 (aka the Roller Coaster)
5 minute video of the 2016 preview run
The 10KM course (NEW in 2021)
Sylo Inn / Ramada is our Partner hotel. 5 blocks from the start.
The 25KM course
Run the Bonneville Salt Flats from Dusk to Dawn! August 21-22, 2020.
One of two obstacles in the unique Cathedral Canyon
Preview of Dairy Canyon, Trail 84, and the new Faulty and Cairn-Age Trails.
The 50KM course
Runner submitted photos 2020 (above)
Hammer provides endurance products for all participating athletes.
The spectacular lands of the Fishlake National Forest and their permission makes this race possible
The local Richfield Bottling Plant provides drinks for runners
ATV/UTV rentals and greats tours in the Richfield area
50km race in 2019. Start at 4:15 to view the full 25km route for 2021
10km runners hit some planks on the Big Red Trail
Gary's Shoes provides gift certificates to the male and female winners of each distance
The 2021 Crimson Canyons Ultra is Saturday, September 18, 2021.
Join us for our 5th official year!
Explore wild red rock canyons and primal trails in this unforgettable run. This run links several canyons, dry washes, remote sections of the Paiute ATV Trail system, and the brand new Pahvant Mountain Bike Trail System, into a very unique experience. Run up a slot-like red rock canyon, trek atop a packed natural clay fin under colorful hills, power up and speed down remote trails, and catch great vistas along ridgelines. There is a 50km ultra, a 25km, and a new 10km.
The race is located in Richfield, Utah, just a 2 hour 35 minute drive South of the SLC International Airport.
Elevation gains & time limits
For more detail, see the overview maps below, or on the "Course" page.
The new Pahvant MTB Trail System has completed the 85+ miles of incredible single track trails between 2019 and 2021. Both race distances catch 5 amazing new single-track mountain bike sections that parallel previous years course routing the last four miles.
Single-track bike trails run downhill by 50km & 25km runners: Faulty, One-in-a-Pinion, Kiln-It, Cairn-age, and Tank Run. The new 10km catches the Big Red & Kiln-it trails up, and then follows the 25km route down the iconic Cairn-age trail, plus the Tank Run trail.
Event photos from previous years:
Click HERE or the image above for the virtual race briefing.. 14 minutes combined race briefing, and an additional 3 minutes for just 50km racers
CJF helps create good sustainable jobs for disadvantaged young adults in Cambodia through several programs. To support the good work they do, 10% of race profits will be donated to this 501c3 non-profit.
Tooele Trail Racing puts on 4 or 5 great, minimalist trail runs each year. No shirts, no medals, just come for the love of the trail.