Ultra Running Races and Trail Running Tours in Moab, Utah

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About GrassRoots Events

We host two of the best trail races in Moab, UT for ultra runners, elite runners, and trail runners every year: the Moab Red Hot and the Amasa Run.

We also offer adventure running trips for tourists, families, and all levels of runners who want to experience more of the beautiful trails and history of Moab! Learn more about GrassRoots Events.

All Grassroots Events

Moab Red Hot

Saturday, February 18, 2018

33k + 55k Race

Our ultra trail race that gives runners a challenge while running next to the Moab Valley and Arches National Park.

Amasa Run

Saturday, April 28, 2018

10.5k + 15k + 25k

For trail runners who want to experience the elevation, cliffs, and spectacular views of Moab.

360° Moab Adventures

Guided Trail Running Tours

Guided running tours for all levels of runners who want to  explore Moab’s canyons, see dinosaur tracks, or practice the technical terrain before an upcoming race.

One of the Most Scenic Trails in America Running Times Magazine on Moab’s Red Hot

The desert makes you feel alive. Once you’re out there, it gets in your blood and becomes a part of you. Chris Martinez, Race Director & Founder

Photos from the Races

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Trail Running Safety Tips

Trail running offers beauty and tranquility that goes unmatched by road or track running. Trail running also brings with it a lot more obstacles and danger. Before you hit the trails here are some ways to stay safe while you enjoy your adventure.

What is Moab, Utah Famous For?

Having gained fame for it’s Moab Desert and unique red rock landscape that covers thousands of square miles, Moab, Utah is one of the American Southwest’s most desirable destinations for outdoor recreation. The city of Moab is in eastern Utah on Grand County’s southern edge and is the largest city in the county as well as the county seat. The total area is only 4.1 square miles, all land, and the elevation is 4,026 feet. With all that land, there’s a lot of great things to see and do in Moab — here are a few ideas of what Moab is famous for.

7 Reasons To Look Forward to Running in the Fall

As we enter the fall season, the sultry summer temperatures behind us, it’s a great time of the year to look forward to running. Whether you’re an avid road race enthusiast, or like to jog to keep up with your health, or just like running for fun — fall is a fun time to run. We’ve listed 7 reasons why you should look forward to running in the fall (and why we like running in the fall).