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West Texas Ultra

When: April 13, 2024
Where: Fritch, TX
Race type(s): 50mi, 50K, 25K, 10K

Race Overview

The West Texas Ultra is a 10K, 25K, 50K, and 50 Mile trail run held at the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area in the rugged landscape of West Texas. Featuring a scenic and stunning dirt single-track course. The race follows 30 miles of unique trails beginning and ending in Fritch TX at the South Turkey Creek Trailhead.

Course Overview

– Surface: Single Track Dirt Trail.
– Course: Turkey, Harbor Bay, and Fritch Fortress Trail
– Elevation: Rugged hills and climbs with approx. gains and loss of 6500 for the 50M.
– Location: South Turkey Creek Trailhead, Fritch TX
– Weather: Historic Average shows 44-72 degrees.
– No Cup Race: We don’t serve cups, please make sure to bring your own water-carrying system!

Texas Ultra Series

This series spans all across Texas. All the finisher medals from each race combine to make the State of Texas. Anyone who finishes all the races will receive a special wooden case for all the finisher medals. (see ‘website’ for pictures of the finisher medals)

You can save 20% on the Texas Ultra Series by registering for a Series Pass

The Top 7 Males and Top 7 Females that run the farthest distance of a Texas Ultra race will qualify for the Big Texas Ultra 100K Championship near Austin TX for a chance to win the Big Texas Ultra Champion Title.

Location and Times

South Turkey Creek Trailhead – Fritch, TX .
(There’s no physical address, please see the website for PIN location.)

Schedule – Saturday, April 13th

Packet Pickup:
5:30AM to 8AM (Participants will receive their Bib and Race T-Shirt at packet pickup.)

Start Times:
50M Runners – 6:30 AM
50K Runners – 7:00 AM
25K Runners – 7:30 AM
10K Runners – 8:00 AM

Cutoff Time: 8:30 PM (12 Hours)

What You Get

– West Texas Ultra T-Shirt
– Collectible Finisher Medals for all finishers
– Unique Token for 50K finishers
– Unique Token for 50 Mile finishers
– 1st Place awards for all distances M & F
– DFL “Dead Freakin’ Last” awards for all distances

– Aid Station Food & Hydration
– Scenic Course
– Photography
– Fully Marked/Supported Course
– Friendly & Encouraging Race Staff/Volunteers

More Information/Refunds/Discounts

For more detailed information including the course map, other race info, and aid stations visit the website by clicking “website” above or visiting

Within a 30-day notice, runners can receive a full race credit to any race of their choosing (except qualifier-required races.) For anything less than 30 days notice, race credits can not be transferred. We do not offer full refunds.

We offer discounts for all active duty military & first responders. Please send an email to with an ID of your profession.