Trans-Pecos Ultra is a unique and life-changing adventure. Discover the vast wilderness of Big Bend & the Chihuahuan Desert at the only multi-stage ultra marathon in Texas!
Trans-Pecos Ultra is a self-supported, multi-stage foot race. All entrants acknowledge that the race will take place in a remote area where facilities and comforts are limited. Participants are expected to possess basic outdoor experience and all of the mandatory equipment. The race does not require any special technical skills such as navigation or rope climbing.
The race is run in six, consecutive stages; the total race distance is approximately 170 miles / 273km – subject to logistical changes up to 10 miles. Stages 1-4 are each approximately 26 miles, Stage 5 at 56 miles, and Stage 6 at 6 miles. Race finish time is the aggregate of all stage finish times.
The race is run in Big Bend, vast wilderness located west of the Pecos River between the Chisos Mountains in Texas and the Sierra Madre Oriental in Mexico. Ran over 7 days the 6 stage race is around 160 miles long.