STAY AWAY 50K –  July 31, 2021
Cedar City, Utah

Don’t look back… Because this is what you might see at our brand new trail race.
Held in conjunction with our Fire Road 100K, runners will start half hour earlier, 5 miles up the course.
Stay away to the summit for kudos! Stay away to the finish and win a special prize!

92% dirt – 8% paved – 4,300′ elevation gain

Entry FeesFor 2020, limited to 30 runners:  $75
*  Prior to signing up, if you know you can recruit someone to help at an aid station, please email us and we’ll give you a coupon code for an instant 15% discount.
** Entry fees are non-refundable. Up to two weeks before the race, you may request a transfer to another racer.

Start/Finish Venue:
Main Street Park, Cedar City, Utah.
Runners will be shuttled from the park to the start line on Tipple Rd and will start 1/2 before cyclists.

For 2020, our host hotel is Best Western Town & Country, 189 N Main Street (right across the street from the start/finish Park), 435-586-9900. Let them know you’re with Planet Ultra to take advantage of our discounted group rate of $99.99 per night.

Packet Pickup:
Friday from 6pm to 8pm at Cedar City Visitor Center located at 581 N Main Street.
Saturday morning from 5:30am to 6:15am at the pavilion in Main Street Park.
Bib assignments will be posted a few days before the race.

Start Times:
Shuttle Bus Boarding: 6:15am at Main Street Park
Race Start: 7am sharp!

Awards / Divisions:
Podium for top 3 men and women overall if race reaches 30+ runners; if less, than top man and top woman overall only.
Online results will be listed overall and by division: 18 and under, 19-29, 30-39,40-49, 50-59, 60+ for both men’s and women’s.

Route Description:
This course is as challenging as it is beautiful. The first few miles meander, allowing you to warm up with a gentle incline. Then  UP YOU GO – topping out at 9500′. This run will take your breath away! How long can you STAY AWAY, stay ahead of the cyclists who’ll be putting the hammer down to reel you in…  Do you have what it takes to reach the finish line on foot???





Additional Details:

  • 3 fully stocked aid stations and one water stop along the route.
  • Finisher award
  • Sandwiches, cookies, chocolate milk and soft drinks at the finish line
  • Chip timing provided by Race Day Timing
  • Race tech tee or other souvenir for all participants who sign up at least a month in advance
  • Fun party atmosphere with music at the finish line
  • 8 hour time limit. Course closes at 3pm.
  • A portion of every entry fee will be donated to Challenged Athletes Foundation.

Chip Timing & Results:
Timing will be provided by Race Day Timing. Your race bib has a disposable timing chip attached to the back. Please don’t remove the chip. You must wear your bib pinned to the front of your shirt, on your outermost layer of clothing so it’s visible.

If WiFi is available at the start/finish, results will post LIVE; otherwise they’ll be online within a couple hours of race completion. We thank you in advance for your patience. Please note: Based on USATF guidelines, overall results are based on “gun time,” meaning the actual race start time, not the time you ran past the start line. Age group results are based on “chip time,” meaning the actual time your chip registered at the start line. If you’re an elite runner and have expectations of winning or placing overall, please make sure you’re at the front of the pack at the start!