Zane Grey Highline Trail 50
Running: 50 Mile Trail Run (Ultra)
Christopher Creek, Arizona
April 27th, 2019
The Zane Grey Highline Trail 50 is a Running race in Christopher Creek, Arizona consisting of a 50 Mile Trail Run (Ultra).
Regarded as the toughest, roughest and most beautiful 50 mile trail runs in the country. It run on the Highline trail near Christopher Creek, Arizona, at the base of the Mogollon Rim.
The Mogollon Rim is an escarpment defining the southwestern edge of the Colorado Plateau. Its central and most spectacular portions are characterized by high cliffs of limestone and sandstone, namely the Kaibab Limestone and Coconino Sandstone cliffs. The escarpment was created by erosion and faulting, cutting dramatic canyons into it, including Fossil Creek Canyon and Pine Canyon. The name Mogollon comes from Don Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollon, the Spanish Governor of New Mexico from 1712 to 1715.
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