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.
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FOUR CORNERS MONUMENT – Annual Appreciation Day on Saturday July 23, 2016 at Four Corners Monument (Navajo Nation Time/Daylight Savings Time)
FUN WALK will be at Shorthair’s resident which is south of the San Juan River. Participants will receive t-shirts, water and refreshments.
7am – Registration
8am – Walk Begins at Shorthair’s residence and will conclude at Four Corners Monument
9:30am – Posting of Colors by Red Mesa Veterans Group
9:45am – Invocation by Roselta Jones
10:00am – Welcome Address by Karen Yazzie
am – Welcome Address by Karen Yazzie
10:15am – Introduction of guests & remarks by Martin L. Begaye
Vice President Jonathan Nez
10:30am – Entertainment by Four Corners Singers
11:00am – Keynote Speaker by Herman Farley from Red Mesa Chapter
11:25am – Entertainment by Chizzbah
11:50am – Entertainment by Ute Mtn Bear Dancers
11:55am – Luncheon for first 300 people sponsored by Navajo Parks & Recreation
Gourd Session during lunch
1:00pm – Special Recognition of Appreciation Four Corner Monument Staff
1:30pm – Entertainment by Ute Mtn Bear Dancers
1:50pm – Entertainment by Chizzbah
2:00pm – Entertainment by Four Corners Singers
2:20pm – Back to School Giveaway presented by Four Corners Monument Staff
2:30pm – Entertainment by James & Ernie Comedy Show
3:15pm – Closing Remarks by Victoria Dee
Retrieving of Colors
KTNN AM 660 will be on site for LIVE Remote Broadcasting
For information contact Navajo Parks & Recreation at 928-206-2540.