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Pass Mountain Trail Runs 2016

Melia Coury Race Report 2 Comments

Rays of light blew in with a cooling breeze making the desert air chilly in the early morning. The 50K runners worked their way to the start line and began just as the sun crept over the horizon. Truly poetic how their newest running journey began with the promise of a new day. The other runners experiencing the remaining distances would soon get to join. Singing Happy Birthday It just so happened that there were two runners celebrating their Birthdays …

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Travis Swaim, Pass Mountain 2016

Melia Coury Post-Race Interview 0 Comments

Travis Swaim Melia Coury: Hi, I’m Melia Coury here with Aravaipa Running and Travis Swaim. Travis Swaim: Hello. Melia: And you just set a new course record today at our 25K for Pass Mountain. Travis: Yeah it was pretty awesome. I heard it was held by Jamil so I had to gun for that one. He’s a legend so it’s fun to chase after him. M: Yeah…so you just signed up this morning is that correct? T: Yeah, I’ve been …

2011 Pass Mountain Report

Jamil Coury Race Report 0 Comments

The 2nd edition of the Pass Mountain Trail Runs featured slightly modified courses of the 50 Km and 26 Km routes and the consolidation of last year’s 10 Mile and 9 Km into a single 11 Km race.  With an overall entry limit of 200 runners, we knew we could only offer three race distances this year.  During race week, the race sold out (the 2nd DRT Series race in a row to sell out) and we were primed to …

2011 Pass Mountain Preview

Jamil Coury Race Preview 0 Comments

  The second annual Pass Mountain Trail Runs will feature 50 Kilometer, 26 Kilometer and 11 Kilometer race distances on trails within Usery Mountain Regional Park and the Tonto National Forest.  This is the only race in the DRT Series that ventures outside of the regional park system and onto Forest Service land.  The views from atop the saddle on the Pass Mountain Trail are quite spectacular, with the Goldfield Mountains spreading out to the east towards the Superstitions, and …