Black Mountain FridaySloan Canyon on November 24, 2017
Race Schedule › Black Mountain Friday
Escape the crowds and #optoutside on Black Friday and experience unbeatable views of Las Vegas as we celebrate the official opening of the northern section of Black Mountainís 404 loop in Sloan Canyon. Presented by REI.
One of our toughest races of the year, Black Mountain Friday takes you up the steep north slope of majestic Black Mountain only to send you flying back down the western slope for over 2,000 ft of climb in under 7 miles.
Black Mountain Friday only comes in one flavor: 7M with vert!
7M Course6.5 miles, 2100 ft of vertical climb
Starting from the Shadow Canyon Access Point heading west along Anthem East trail, the course will turn onto the 404 trail and the climb will begin! As a primitive trail, the northern section of 404 will be an uncut trail with markers guiding the way, allowing you to hop and scramble over the native geologic features of Sloan Canyon. After ascending to the very top of Black Mountain, the course heads down the existing 404 trail — a steep but fun descent to the finish line.
|Distance||Start Time||Time Limit||Awards Ceremony|
|7M||9:00am||3 hour, 30 minutes||12:00pm|
Prizes & Awards
There will be custom awards for the top 3 males and top 3 females of the race.
All finishers will receive a Black Mountain coffee mug, and all registered runners will receive a Desert Dash beanie.
There will not be any aid stations along the course. Runners are required to carry all necessary water and supplies for the run. Water, Tailwind Endurance Fuel, and snacks will be provided before and after the race at the start/finish area.
- Tailwind Nutrition — Endurance Fuel for aid stations
Registration Fees & Deadlines
Early Bird Entry
Until October 13, 2017 at 11:59pm
Until November 10, 2017 at 11:59pm
Until November 21, 2017 at 11:59pm
A bag check will be provided at the race to check any belongings you do not wish to leave in your car during the race, with the reusable Desert Dash drawstring bag given out at Packet Pickup.
Packet pickup will only be available the day of the event at the start/finish area.
We will provide a 100% credit towards a future Desert Dash event up to 6 weeks from the event (October 13, 2017) if notified via email at email@example.com or via phone at (702) 329-0262.
From 6 weeks up to 2 weeks before the event (November 10, 2017) we will issue a 75% credit towards a future event if notified via email, and from 2 weeks up to 48 hours before the event (November 21, 2017) we will issue a 50% credit.
No credit will be issued within 48 hours of or anytime after the event. There are no refunds given.