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Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge

Run 6km
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Take on the Challenge! At the 34th annual Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge, you'll climb 2,000 feet from the desert to the mountains in just 6 kilometers! Choose to run your way up, or take it easy for a nice uphill walk. No matter how you get there, when you reach the finish line, you'll enjoy a post-race festival and health fair. All participants receive professional timing, a stylish finisher medal, cool race t-shirt, tasty post-race food and drink, and a bus ride back down the hill!

How to enter the Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge

  1. 6K run

    Run 6km
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Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge route

For 33 years people from around the world have been coming to Palm Springs in October to take on this challenge, which starts at 400’ elevation and climbs to over 2,600’ elevation.

Event Details

  • Cool T-shirt
  • Finisher medal
  • Post-race food
  • Awards to the top 3 in each 5 year age group
  • Chip timing
  • Music

7:00 am - Race Start

Spectators are welcome

Dogs are welcome with their own water bowls at the three fluid stations on the course.

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