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The 28K is held on the exact same trails as the signature 50K route, giving runners the same captivating views at the summit of Snowbird. This challenging race brings 6,500 feet of elevation gain.

Race Category


Running Stones



27.3 KM

Elevation Gain

1981 M+

Start Date

Friday 19th July 2024

Race Start

Snowbird Center Plaza Area - 07:30

Max Allowed Race Time

10 Hours



Course Description

Course Description

Starting at the Snowbird Center runners have a slightly downhill start on service road to a 600ft climb to the first singletrack section before climbing up “Chips Switchbacks”. A steep half mile climb. Three more climbs and descents to the summit of Snowbird at 11,000ft to the first aid station at Hidden Peak. Leaving Hidden Peak, runners will encircle the summit and head thru the Infamous Tunnel. Runners will then descend a service road down Peruvian Gulch to the “Amphitheatre” turn for the final climb up the Cirque Ridge back to Hidden Peak aid station. Final descent is almost all downhill with a few “bumps” along the way. Race finishes at the Snowbird Center on the Plaza Deck.

Mandatory Gear

  • Minimum water supply: 1/2 liter of hydration capacity
  • Light wind jacket - due to existing winter conditions still present

Recommended Gear

  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Ability to carry 1 liter of hydration capacity
  • Cell phone with international plan

Music: Listening to music using earphones only, is tolerated, so long as it is safe to do so. Any earphones MUST be removed when crossing any roads, as well as on approach to, and whist at, any checkpoints and when approaching and passing any Safety Team members.

Aid Station Chart

Learn more about each Aid Station, elevation gain and loss, cut-off times, and where drop bags and crew are allowed on course

Cut Off Time

Hidden Peak 1 = 11:10 AM