McDowell Sonoran Challenge

A 22 mi. Mountain Bike, 9 mi. Hike, or 15k Run
Saturday, February 27, 2010
The McDowell Sonoran Conservancy (MSC) and the city of Scottsdale are pleased to present the second annual McDowell Sonoran Challenge- Bike, Hike, or Run.
The timed challenge will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2010 in State Trust Land designated for conservation, to help spread the message that the McDowell Sonoran Preserve needs to be completed. Through a special land use permit, MSC has been granted access by the Arizona State Land Department for this special event to support McDowell Sonoran Conservancy.Separate courses for mountain bikes, trail runners and hikers lead participants through beautiful mountains and desert. Hikers experience the historic Brown’s Ranch on their 9 mile trip, riders bike a 22 mile course past Granite Mountain and Balanced Rock and runners raced 15K past Cone Mountain. Course map is below.

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1 comment:

FraSiec said...

Thanks Darren. This looks like fun, but my wife and I are due this month. I can't plan on anything concrete.