Tombstone Desert Donkey Dash

Sat April 17, 2021 Tombstone, AZ 85638 US Directions
Event: Tombstone Desert Donkey Dash 3 Mile Intro Course
3 Mile Intro Course (YELLOW RIBBONS): Starting line is on historic Allen Street. Teams will run east on Allen Street and make a right turn that will go through Toughnut Gulch then into the historic mining district of Tombstone. Teams will travel over the Good Enough, Way Up, Toughnut, Girard, and Westside Mines, powering up a steep incline to an 1800s water tank on top of Tombstone Hills. The water tank is hand carved from solid granite which is fed by 20+ springs from 26 miles away providing Tombstone with its water supply. You will progress down hill within view of spectators/town for approximately one mile. On the return, teams will cut across the gulch back to the mining properties to the Good Enough Mine onto Allen Street for the finish line. This course provides a number of different surfaces and terrains including a steep grade from 4500 ft to approximately 4900 ft.
Start Time: 8:00am MST
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Event: Tombstone Desert Donkey Dash 6 Mile Short Course
6 Mile Course (BLUE RIBBONS): Will run 2 miles of the 3 mile course. At mile 2, turn left, the course breaks off into the deeper part of Tombstone’s historic mining district into Toughnut Gulch. The course then crosses over the Lucky Cuss and Westside Mines and will come back into Tombstone finishing on Allen Street.
Start Time: 8:00am MST
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Event: Tombstone Desert Donkey Dash 13 Mile Long Course
13 Mile Course (ORANGE RIBBONS): Will run 2 miles of the 3 mile course. At mile 2, the course breaks off into a challenging route, with an incline from 4600 ft to 5000 ft over the hill into the gravel pit with views of the Grand Central & Contention Mines onto the Emerald Mine Road. The course turns right onto Old Owls Nest Road, crosses Charleston Road at the Hobo Camp, cutting through the old corrals to the arroyo up to the powerline road to the 1903 railroad bed under the 1900s train trestle to Schieffelin Monument through the Monument Guest Ranch (you MUST cross over a timing mat at the Monument Guest Ranch- failure to cross over mat will result in disqualification) back onto Monument Ranch Road (dirt highway designated by President Dwight D. Eisenhower) back on to Allen Street into Tombstone.
Start Time: 8:00am MST
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