Run around the western (Nevada) side of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, the race features a starting and finish line area that’s just minutes from the Hoover Dam. The course runners along the scenic Lakeshore Road and Boulder Beach Highway, which overlook Lake Mead’s crystal-blue waters. The course is made up entirely of paved surfaces along mostly gentle rolling hills, with a few long, gradual uphills and downhills thrown in. Due to the race being run on national parklands, the course is open to automobile traffic throughout the duration of the race.
Note: The course map above provides the approximate route for the race. Though every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, changes are sometimes made to race routes due to weather conditions, road closures or other circumstances that can require a course to be changed. If you see an error above, contact us here.