Arrival Details: Friday, October 20

11am – Departure from El Paso to Alpine, Texas

3pm – Hotel Check in & Packet Pickup

4pm – 5:30pm – Happy Hour / Museum of the Big Bend (SRSU)

6pm – Welcome Dinner for staff, volunteers, and participants

730p – Departure for “Star Party” and McDonald Observatory

10p – Return to Alpine

Pre-Race Checks: Saturday, October 21

7a – Breakfast for all staff, volunteers and competitors

10a-12p – Mandatory Medical & Equipment Checks

12p – Hotel Check Out / Box Lunch Provided

1p – Depart for pre-race camp

3p – Arrival and check in to pre-race camp

6p – Pre-Competition Meeting & Dinner

The Race: Sunday, October 22 – Saturday, October 28

Sunday-Wednesday: Stages 1-4

6a – Wake Up, music starts

8a – Start

8p – Finish

9p – Medical Tent closes

Thursday-Friday: Stage 5

6a – Wake up, music starts

8a – Main Group Start

10a – Lead Group Start

6pm, following day, Finish

Saturday: Stage 6

6a – Wake up, music starts

8a – Start

9-10am – Finish line: buckles & pizza!

1030a – Return to Alpine!!

1p – Big Bend Brewery, beer and pizza!!!

3p – Hotel Check In

Banquet & Awards: Saturday, October 28

5p-6p – Happy Hour

6p – Banquet Dinner Starts

7p-10p – Awards Ceremony

*Dress is Smart Casual – flip flops & crutches permitted!

Departure: Sunday, October 29

6-7:30a – Breakfast

7:45a – Hotel check out

8a – Return transport to El Paso, Texas

8:01a – Start planning for next year…bring a friend!

*Arrival in El Paso is approximately 11am

Registration Now Open!

We look forward to welcoming you in Big Bend so even before you get here our team will be working behind the scenes to make sure the adventure is just right. This will be one of the most unique and memorable experiences of your life and we can’t wait to share it with you!


Trans-Pecos Ultra is one epic adventure but we're here to help get you through it!

Registration Details


Not quite up for the challenge but still want to experience The Ultimate Big Bend Adventure?

Volunteer Info