2024 Desert RATS Trail Running Festival by UTMB 10km: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Desert RATS Trail Running Festival by UTMB 10km – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Desert RATS Trail 10k is a compact yet thrilling component of the Desert RATS Trail Running Festival, unfolding amid the rugged terrains of the vivid high desert which spans between Fruita, Colorado, and Moab, Utah. With a course that’s both arduous and visually striking, this race is a portal into the enchanting, albeit challenging, world of desert running, suitable for those desiring a shorter, yet still demanding, venture into the wilderness. Participants are met with the vastness of stark, sandy expanses and navigate through undulating, rocky trails, all while surrounded by the majestic spectacle of towering red rock formations and distant mesas. The 10k offers a digestible but potent dose of the broader Desert RATS experience, providing a formidable challenge entwined with the unspoiled beauty of a stark and remarkable ecosystem.

Date: 

Fri
Apr 12
2024

Location: 

Fruita, United States

Distance

10km

Elevation profile: 

Moderate

Website: 

Link

Elevation gain: 

182

Number of participants: 

How to train for Desert RATS Trail Running Festival by UTMB 10km: Desert RATS Trail Running Festival by UTMB 10km training plans for every runner

To train for Desert RATS Trail Running Festival by UTMB, you’ll need a personalized training plan and to build up your weekly mileage progressively.

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Having a plan will also help with accountability, meaning that you can focus purely on improving your running game.

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