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Ultra Expeditions creates amazing trail running experiences and develops personal coaching and training programs. You don't have to be an athlete, just have an adventurous spirit.

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OCTOBER 7, 2023
5k  10k  25k  50k

The Crazy Water 1877 Ultra is held in the rolling hills of Lake Mineral Wells State Park. You'll run on the Cross Timbers Trail System that showcases expansive views of the lake.


You'll encounter rocks and a small amount of sandy trail on a single track course surrounded by beautiful Texas wildflowers. After the race, cool down in the spring fed Lake Mineral Wells. Ten take some time to explore the quaint downtown shops and restaurants.

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Piney Woods Ultra

Texas Eco Challenge

Live In Person Races

Check out our full race schedule of Eco, Urban and Hybrid trail races.


October 21, 2023

5k, 10k, 13.1mi, 26.2mi, 50k



2023 REGISTRATION OPEN - The Chaparral Trail is a converted railroad that has quickly become a reclaimed multi-use trail spanning 35+ miles, beginning in the quaint city of Farmersville. Race this fast course over paved and crushed-stone trail, across bridges, and along prairies and farmland. This is an out and back course under a canopy of trees with beautiful country views.


November 11, 2023

5k, 10k, 13.1mi, 26.2mi, 50k, 50mi



2023 REGISTRATION OPEN - Iyou love all things “ocean” this is the race for you! Join us in Port Aransas for this destination race. The course is run entirely on sand along the Gulf of Mexico. You choose your challenge – hard-packed sand near the water or softer sand near the road. Enjoy the sun and the sound of waves as you persevere through the wind.


January 13, 2024

5k, 10k, 13.1mi, 26.2mi, 50k



2024 REGISTRATION OPEN - Voted the best skyline in the world by USA Today, the Urban Ultra showcases some of the best views of Dallas. This is the only race that is run entirely on the Skyline trail. You'll run on a flat fast loop course consisting mostly of pavement with a small portion of gravel road. The course is run at night so be sure to bring a headlamp. This race is a great opportunity for a PR. 

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Be a part of the experience, support the runners and have lots of fun

Our certified coaches can help you train for your next race or adventure

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Be part of the Ultra Cup and Eco Challenge competitions and run the worlds ecoregions, all in Texas

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