Ultra Running Races and Trail Running Tours in Moab, Utah

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 Miles

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

Read Our Blog

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).

5 Tips for Running Your First Ultramarathon

There’s nothing like your first time running an ultramarathon. It’s exhilarating and it can push you to your absolute limits. Of course, it’s also probably going to be the most running you’ve ever done at one time, and you don’t want to be on your last legs with two-thirds of the race to go. To perform at your best, follow these five tips.

Is Running Downhill Hard on Your Body?

Running downhill can be daunting to mind and body. While it is true that as you run downhill, your stabilizer muscles are challenged, it’s only hard on the body when done with improper form and lack of practice.