Rustic camping is available at Camp Asaayi on Friday night and there is indoor camping in the Camp Asaayi lodge on the camp. There will be portajohns at the site.
The route is all trail and dirt road. Both races loop around Lake Asaayi and climb in to the surrounding hills, with beautiful sweeping views of the valley 500 – feet below. There is a major descent in the second half of both races and a gradual climb back to the finish line (and your car) over the final ½ mile.
PACKET PICK UP
Packet pick-up will be available between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on race morning.
Both races begin at 10:00a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2016.
There will be overall and age – group awards in both 20k and 10k events.
Overall winners and runners-up receive Nike sports duffle bags, while age – group winners receive Asaayi Mountain Run beanies.
Age group categories for both male and female, in both events are: 12 and under, 13-17, 18-29, 30-39, 40-49. 50-59 and 60+.
The Asaayi Mountain Runs and the Navajo Parks Race Series is organized by the Navajo Nation – based nonprofit organization Y.E.S. for Dine’ Bikeyah (NavajoYES), with major support from Navajo Parks & Recreation, Office of Navajo President & Vice President, Division of Natural Resources and GU Energy.