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Running and Walking Events in the Southwest U.S.

See the Southwest 10K (or More!) At a Time

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Las Vegas Marathon

Fireworks Mark the Start of the Las Vegas Marathon

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Arizona

Rock and Roll Marathon and Half Marathon - Annually in January, Phoenix

Cactus Cha Cha 3 mi. and 7 mi. Trail Runs - Annually in October, Waddell (Near Surprise).

Lost Dutchman Marathon - And Shorter Distances, Annually in February, Apache Junction

Bisbee Stair Climb - 1,000 steps plus the Ice Man Challenge event. You have to read the website to understand this amazing event. Annually in October, Bisbee.

California

Death Valley Trail Marathon - Annually in February, Death Valley National Park

Lake Tahoe Marathon, Ultra and More - Annually in September, Tahoe City

Colorado

Triple Crown of Running Series

The Garden of the Gods 10 Mile Run® is the 1st leg of the Triple Crown of Running Series. The 2nd leg is the Summer Roundup Trail Run to be run on July 8, 2007. The 3rd and final leg is the Pikes Peak Ascent or ascent portion of the Pikes Peak Marathon. Series standings are based on the cumulative race times for the three events.

Garden of the Gods 10K Run - Annually in June, Manitou Springs

Pike's Peak Marathon and Ascent - Annually in August Pikes Peak (Colorado Springs}

Summer Round-up Trail Run - Colorado Springs.

Texas

White Rock Marathon - Annually in December, Dallas

Cowtown Marathon - Shorter distances too. Annually in February, Fort Worth

Nevada

Las Vegas Marathon and Half Marathon - Annually in December, Las Vegas - Photos and Review

Marathon de Mayo - (and shorter distances) Annually in May (of course), Reno.

New Mexico

Rio Grande Marathon - Annually in October, Las Cruces

Bataan Memorial Death March - White Sands Missle Range - Annually in March

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