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Desert Dash Half Marathon * 10K * 5K & Children's 1 - Mile Trail Race

Event Details

START POINT DATE COST
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park, Las Cruces, NM 11/08/2014

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Asombro Institute
For Science Education
DESERT DASH
November 8, 2014
Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park
56501 N. Jornada Road
Las Cruces, NM 88012
HALF MARATHON, 10K, 5K, & CHILDREN’S 1 – MILE TRAIL RACE

Race Start Times
Half Marathon: 8:30 am
10K: 8:45 am
5K: 9:00 am
Children’s 1-Mile*: 9:15 am
*Guardian should accompany child during Children’s 1-Mile race*
Parking available adjacent to assembly area is limited; allow time to make your way to the starting line

Registration Fees – All registration fees include a 1-year membership to the Asombro Institute for Science Education
Through October 31, 2014

Children’s 1-mile: $15
5K and 10K: $25
Half Marathon: $35

November 1 – 6, 2014

Children’s 1-mile: $20
5K and 10K: $30
Half Marathon: $40

Race Day Registration

Children’s 1-mile: $25
5K and 10K: $35
Half Marathon: $45
*T-shirts guaranteed to everyone registered by October 27, 2014*

Post race refreshments provided for al participants
Awards given to the overall male and female winners in the 5K, 10K, & half marathon events
Age group awards to the top 3 in the following male & female age categories in the 5K, 10K & half marathon events:
19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over
Age group awards to the top 3 in the following age categories in the Children’s 1-mile event: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14


Pre-Race Packet Pickup
November 7, 2014
12:00 – 7:00 pm
Asombro Institute for Science Education
401 E. College
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Pre-race packet pickup will be held at the Asombro Institute for Science Education office, located just southwest of the Las Cruces Convention Center.  Directions from E. Union Ave: turn west on E. College; turn in to the first gravel parking lot on the north side of E. College; the Asombro office is in the yellow corrugated metal building on the northwest end of the parking lot.

Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup: November 8, 2014, 7:30 am, Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park
Race day registration and packet pickup will close 15 minutes prior to the starting time for each event.
Please call or visit the Asombro Institute website for more information or directions:
575-524-3334  /  http://asombro.org/dash.htm


DIRECTIONS TO THE CHIHUAHUAN DESERT NATURE PARK
From I-25 in Las Cruces, New Mexico, head east on Highway 70.
  1. Take the Mesa Grande Rd. exit (at Oñate High School)
  2. Make a U-turn under the highway to head west on the frontage road.
  3. Turn right (north) on Jornada Road.
  4. Proceed north on Jornada Road for approximately 6.5 miles.
  5. Turn left just before the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park entrance sign.
  6. Follow the entrance road west to the Nature Park parking lot and trail head.





Additional Info

  • T-Shirt Provided