New Mexico


Date/time: Sunday, April 1 (Day 5 of the Dust Bowl Series), 6:30AM MDT
Location: Clayton Lake State Park, Clayton NM
GPS coordinates: N 36.580522, W 103.30719
Packet pickup: Late registration and packet pickup are available on race day, beginning one hour before race time at the start location.
Drive time from Lamar, CO (day 4): 2:16, 140 miles
Drive time to Amarillo, TX (closest airport): 2:38 (152 miles). NOTE: You will lose an hour as you drive into the Central time zone. Please plan accordingly; there are no early starts.
Course description: Out and back (just under 3 miles, with aid station somewhat centered); graveled hiking trail and paved campground roads (trail shoes recommended); the most scenic, but with some hills, probably the toughest course of the five days–but it has dinosaur tracks!
Amenities: There will be showers available at the park. Groceries can be purchased at Ranch Market in Clayton.
Area hotels: Days Inn & Suites, 1120 S. 1st St, Clayton NM, 575-374-0133
Other accommodations may be found by Googling.
Maps/directions/more information:
Visit the Clayton State Park and Clayton websites for maps, directions, and information on the park and Clayton area.
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Check out the amazing aerial video shot by a drone flown over our course in Clayton, NM, during the 2015 Dust Bowl Series!
Click HERE to video the full-sized video on our YouTube channel.

Check out We're All in This Together, an insightful look into the very first 5-state, 5-day series, by author and series participant George Rose!


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