Crown King Scramble

Aravaipa Trail Talk – Episode 002 – Crown King Scramble

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In this episode of Aravaipa Trail Talk we speak with Kate Hansen who not only ran the very first Crown King Scramble back in 1986 but is running again this year. She shares with us some insights from that very first year which was supported by a couple friends on motorcycles and was dubbed the “Crown King Mud Scramble” as well as her tips for getting up the hill for first timers. [mc4wp_form id=”7105″]

2013 Crown King Scramble

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The 2013 resurrection of the Crown King Scramble did not disappoint in either fast times nor good times. With registration opening just 6 weeks prior to race day, a field of 147 runners signed up for the race from Lake Pleasant to Crown King up the old Crown King Trail 4×4 road. With a total of 6,750 feet of climbing along a point to point course from the Sonoran Desert to the ponderosa pines of the Prescott National Forest, this …

The Resurrection of the Crown King Scramble

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The road to the 2013 return of the Crown King Scramble was a long one. I ran my first ultra in 2005, the first year the Crown King Scramble wasn’t held since it’s inception in 1987. For some reason it was never on my radar to enter the race when it made its return in 2006 and 2007 under the direction of Gary Culver and the Arizona Road Racers, so I never toed the line. I did run the Castle Hot …

Prize Money For Crown King Scramble

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March 28, 2013 (Phoenix, Arizona) – Aravaipa Running today announces prize money for the return of the Crown King Scramble 50K. The first place male and female runner in the April 6, 2013 ultramarathon foot race will each receive $250.  The Crown King Scramble has a long history as one of Arizona’s oldest and most competitive ultra marathons. Jamil Coury, who is reviving the race after a 5 year hiatus talks about the reason for adding in prize money: “Back in the …

GU Energy Partners with Crown King Scramble Ultra

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January 24, 2013 (Phoenix, Arizona) – Aravaipa Running announced today a partnership with GU Energy Labs of Berkeley, California to bring nutritional products to the upcoming 2013 edition of the Crown King Scramble 50 kilometer ultra marathon footrace. GU will be providing their  GU Brew Electrolyte Tabs in all participant goodie bags, GU energy gels on course, GU Roctane gels on course, GU Chomps on course, GU Electrolyte Brew on course and a serving of Chocolate Smoothie Recovery Brew at the …