On October 22nd and 23rd of 2022, a competition like no other will take place in Mexico: The Great Desert Race. An Ultra Trail where some of the best athletes of more than ten countries will participate.
This challenge is different; it’ll be an encounter with yourself full of adrenaline and strength, where we get deep into the salt paths of the ancestors, a magical place that goes through the dunes of the Great Altar Desert to then find the sea breeze of the paradisiac Cortes’s Sea in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point) in Sonora, Mexico. You’ll also get the chance to camp below a breathtaking sky full of stars. A unique experience you should live.
Rocky Point is the scenery for a competition never seen before in the country. Runners can sign up for any of the four distances that take you through spectacular natural views which will amaze you with their beauty: Beach Fun Run (10K), Beach & Desert Run (25K), Mega Desert Run (50K) and Ultra Trail (75K).
Save the date – October 22nd and 23rd – for The Great Desert Race, in collaboration with the Government of Sonora and the support of the Department of tourism Federal and State. This event looks to promote the sport and grow tourism in an area yet unexplored for most people outside the country, but with important potential.
Pack your bags and test your limits!
Sign up today to any of the 4 distances available at
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