Gaspin’ In the Aspen Summer Woods Run 2017

  • Where: Arizona Nordic Village (formerly Flagstaff Nordic Center) (Hwy 180, Mile Marker 232)
  • When: August 26, 2017, 8:00 A.M. for 15k and 5k, 9:30 A.M. for Kid’s Fun Run
  • What: 15k / 5k / 1k Kid’s Fun Run
  • Course: Download race maps – 15k Race Map and 5k Race Map (PDF forms require Adobe Acrobat Reader)
  • Please contact Ludo Pierson at if you have any questions or would like to volunteer at this year’s race. Thank you!



More information

  • 100% Off Road Trail Run
  • The Finale of the Flagstaff Summer Running Series
  • The first race of the Flagstaff Mountain Trail Racing Series
  • Awards for top three Overall and Masters (40+) winners
  • The Gaspin’ in the Aspen is one of 6 races in the Flagstaff Summer Running Series.

Race Description


  • This race will be chip timed.
  • Please follow posted guidelines and race staff advice on wearing your race bib to ensure the best possible timing accuracy.
  • Chip timing will be used to time the races. Your bib must be visible on the front of your shirt.


  • Every race entrant will receive a quality race tee.
  • Morning coffee and post-race snacks will be made available.

Packet Pick Up and Registration

  • Packet pick-up and late registration (IF SPOTS AVAILABLE, cash only) on Friday evening, August 25, 2017, from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM at KickStand Kafé (719 N. Humphreys Flagstaff, AZ).
  • Race day packet pick-up begins at 6:30 AM on Saturday morning at the Arizona Nordic Village.
  • Race day registration (cash only) will be available ONLY if spots are available.
  • The course will be marked with surveyors ribbon, pin flags, and directional arrows.


Aid Stations

  • There are three aid stations for the 15K and two for the 5K.  They’ll be stocked with first aid supplies, water, sport drink, and snacks.  Please see the race maps for locations.

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Photos from Gaspin’ in the Aspen Summer Woods Run 2015


  • If you’re from out of town save on costs, eliminate your race morning commute, and experience high-mountain summer camping.  Yurt, hut and tent camping is available just yards from the start line at Arizona Nordic Village (formerly Flagstaff Nordic Center). For yurt or hut camping please visit the camping section.
  • Please note that there are a limited number of yurt, hut, and tent sites available. Tent camping is available at special events only. All camping at the Arizona Nordic Village is available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • There are other camping opportunities nearby in the Coconino National Forest.