Team Aravaipa

Aravaipa Ambassador & Racing Team

2016 Calendar Year


Team Aravaipa is a group of Arizona trail and ultra-runners committed to bettering themselves, the trail and ultra-running community as a whole, and being ambassadors for Aravaipa Running and its races.  Will be announcing soon when we will be accepting applications for the 2017 Ambassador team!


Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
2017 Teams announced: TBD, December 2016

Aravaipa Ambassadors and the Aravaipa Racing Team

Our team is made up of two groups: the Aravaipa Ambassadors and the Aravaipa Racing Team.  The Aravaipa Ambassadors are every day runners who love Aravaipa Running, the sport of running, and the trail running community.

The Aravaipa Racing Team is our way to show what Aravaipa athletes are made of!  Each racing team member will be hand-selected for their ability to compete nationally in the 2016 season. The racing team is invitation-only and is pre-determined by Aravaipa Management.

Aravaipa Ambassadors

Qualified Applicants Should:

  1. Be active in their local running club or community.
  2. Be active in the community through Aravaipa events, other races, running clubs, etc.
  3. Embody the spirit of trail and ultra-running.
  4. Have a strong desire to give back to the running community through outreach.

Ambassadors Will Receive:

  1. $200 in race credit to be used toward 2016 Aravaipa Races.
  2. Aravaipa Ambassador shirt.
  3. Aravaipa gear and apparel.
  4. Special opportunities through Aravaipa Running and its network.
  5. More perks and race entries for especially active Ambassadors!

Ambassadors are expected to:

  1. Represent Aravaipa Running at races, training runs, and other active events.
  2. Bring new runners to Aravaipa group runs and races.
  3. Be a positive and visible part of the Arizona ultra-running and trail running community.
  4. Share Aravaipa Running events through social media.
  5. Help with Aravaipa Running outreach opportunities as they arise,
    including running clinics, running clubs, and other running events.

Aravaipa Racing Team

What we look for:

  1. Consistently win races at the local level. (e.g. DRT Series Races, Insomniac Races)
  2. Place highly (top 3-5) at competitive races with national exposure.
    (e.g. Javelina Jundred, Zane Grey, Angeles Crest 100)
  3. Be healthy and ready to compete at the highest level for the 2016 season.

Racing Team members are expected to: 

  1. Represent Aravaipa Running competitively at races and wear the Team Aravaipa jersey.
  2. Promote Aravaipa Running and team sponsors to the running community.
  3. Be a positive and visible part of the Arizona ultra-running and trail running community.
  4. Contribute race reports to the Aravaipa Running blog.

Racing Team members will receive:

  1. Entry into six Aravaipa Running events in calendar year 2016.
  2. Team racing shirt/jersey.
  3. Aravaipa Running apparel & gear package.
  4. Exposure and recognition through Aravaipa Running.
  5. Team sponsor gear and benefits.

Ambassador Application: DOCX | PDF

Racing Team – Invitation Only