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2025 Opens Soon

Wildcatter Ultra

ECO SERIES HILL COUNTRY

Wildcatter Ranch & Resort, Graham Texas
5k, 10k, 25k, 50k
January TBD, 2025

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Eco Trail Race

5k, 10k, 25k, 50k

Run on trails designed specifically for this race at Wildcatter Ranch & Resort. This is the only race that blends rugged terrain with luxury to form a unique Texas experience.

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Volunteer

Join the Fun

As a Volunteer, you are the person that gives the runner the support and motivation to continue. We know how  important each of you are to the entire day and promise you a fun and rewarding experience.

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Sponsor

Great Opportunity

This is a great opportunity to share your company, brand and services with a large and targeted group. As a sponsor of one or more events, you can select from the multiple sponsorship levels available.

The Trail Race

The Course

 

 

Located in the North Texas Hill Country, the Wildcatter Ranch & Resort is the site for the Wildcatter Ultra trail race. The trails, designed specifically for this race, wind in and around the ranch. You'll encounter everything from rocks to roots, climbs to descents, flats to winding turns and a cedar canopy to open grassland.

 

Guests of the Ranch can take advantage of a hands-on experience horseback riding with local Cowboys, clay shooting, ranch tours or settle back in a beautiful pool overlooking a bluff next to the Brazos River.

 

Work up an appetite on the trails? We've got you covered. The Wildcatter Steakhouse serves some of the best authentic Texas cuisine around where you can enjoy hand-cut, Mesquite grilled steaks and many local favorites, along with a great selection of Texas beers and wine. 

Just ninety minutes from DFW International Airport and right around the corner from Possum Kingdom Lake, this trail system is one of the best around.

Start and Finish Times

The Start and Finish is at Wildcatter Ranch and Resort near Graham, Texas. 

  • 7:00 am - 50k

  • 8:00 am - 25k

  • 9:00 am - 5k, 10k​

  • 3:00 pm - Cutoff for all distances

RACE BRIEFINGS - begin 10 minutes prior to race start time, at the start line

RACES START - on the scheduled time for each distance and late starts are not accommodated

Competitions

YES - this race is part of the Texas Trail Running Eco Series - Eco Challenge

Course Markings

Races are marked with in-ground flagging and directional signage for each distance.

Maps

Course Difficulty 

5= Moderate to strenuous course with technical terrain.

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Results

Registration

RACE DAY

Registration will remain open until the start of each distance - unless otherwise noted and/or the the race is Sold Out

A runner can step up or down in race distance up until the official race start time. After race start, changes in distances result in a DNF.

Change your distance online now

Early Registration Discounts

Sign up early for best pricing

Last day for

  • Best Pricing - Coming Soon

  • Good Pricing - Coming Soon

  • Standard Pricing - Race Day

Swag and Awards

RACE SHIRT - Guarantee a shirt, register by COMING SOON

MEDAL - All finishers receive a custom designed medal

AWARDS - The first place Male and Female in each race distance, receive an award

Award notifications are sent via email

Itinerary

FRIDAY – January TBD, 2025

4:00 - 6:00 pm       Registration and Packet Pick Up

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort Hotel lobby

SATURDAY – January TBD, 2025

6:00 - 9:00 am        Registration and Packet Pick Up

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort Hotel lobby

7:00 am                   50k

8:00 am                   25k      

9:00 am                   5k, 10k​

3:00 pm                  Cutoff for all distances

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Aid Stations

Well stocked Aid Stations provide:

  • First Aid:  Band-Aids, Vaseline and other basic first aid supplies

  • Food/Drink:  Crazy Water, electrolytes, various salty, sweet and savory snacks

LOCATIONS

  • Every 3 - 5 miles

  • Most aid stations are manned by passionate volunteers - although some aid stations might be unmanned

Cupless Race

This is an environmentally friendly race and it is our goal to keep the trails litter free to preserve their beauty. 

 

Cups won't be supplied during this racing event.  Please bring your refillable water bottles and we will refill them at the aid stations.

Training / Coaching

At every level, proper training can help you prepare for success. Ultra Expeditions has certified coaches and offers individual and group training packages. Learn More >> 

Parking, Lodging and Travel 

Park Entrance and Parking

Parking is available at:

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort

6062 TX-16, Graham, TX 76450

940-549-3500

Camping

Dry camping is available near the start / finish

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort

6062 TX-16, Graham, TX 76450

940-549-3500

PLEASE NOTE:  Ultra Expeditions is not responsible for any missing or damaged property, or any accidents. Camping is only available during this event.

Directions to the Trail

The Trail Race starts at

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort

6062 TX-16, Graham, TX 76450

940-549-3500

Hotels

Wildcatter Ranch and Resort Graham, TX

Guest rooms start at $218 + tax per night (2 night minimum). Must mention Ultra Expeditions when you make reservations. Contact the front desk at 940-540-3500 or email reservations@wildcatterranch.com

Best Western Plus

940-521-0190

Just 7.3 miles from the Wildcatter Resort. Near by restaurants. Friendly staff. Clean and updated hotel that offers free breakfast and wifi.

Call and mention Ultra Expeditions to get a special rate of $89.99 (+tax) per night for the weekend of the race.

Airports

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Dallas Love Field

Our Amazing Sponsors

Partner Sponsors

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Multiple Sponsorship Packages available.

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