The Not Exactly Western States Fat Ass 50K (NEWS 50K) is a solo run on a 50K out-and-back course north of Flagstaff. It will be run on Saturday, June 27 - the day that the Western States 100 would have been held this year, but for its cancelation. Most of the run is on the Arizona Trail. Runners must abide by social distancing convention - you may not run with another runner unless you share a household with them. The course will NOT be marked except at two intersections. You will be on the Arizona Trail from mile 4 to mile 27 - just follow it! Runners will self-time their run.

Upcoming Races

Jun 27 2020
50 KM
Out and Back Course
3 Elevation Rating
Hilly, ~2500-7500 feet in 50 miles
3 Surface Rating
Some rocks, root, and/or ruts


No Past Races
We try to keep the most accurate information about this race, but changes do happen. Always visit the official race website for the most up to date information.
Slay the Dragon
  • Jun 27, 2020
  • Silver Star, BC
50 KM