Friends of Government Canyon 2019 Recharge Run

Come run where the dinosaurs once roamed - join us for our 6th annual fundraiser Recharge Trail Run! Due to possible impact of the natural area, the race is limited to the first 300 participants. In the event of rain/trail closures the race will be held on the roads of GCSNA - there will be no rain date and no refunds.

What: 15k/8k Trail Runs

When: Saturday, November 2, 2019

Where: Government Canyon State Natural Area - front/back country trails

Online registration closes Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 11:59pm

Become a FoGC Member and receive 25% off your race registration!

When: Entry Fees: Entry Fee Includes:

Saturday, November 2, 2019 15k - $55 - Race shirt

15k - 7:30am Start Time 8k - $45 - Food and drinks

8k - 7:45am Start Time Race Day: 15k - $60, 8k - $50 - Sponsor coupons & swag

- Finisher’s Medal!

Important Notice:

Due to potential impact to the Natural Area the race will cap at 300 runners. In the event of rain/trail closures the race will be held on the roads of GCSNA. Course CUTOFF is 11am.


15k runs through the Backcountry trails. A challenging and scenic course with lots of hills and rocks. (See course map below.)

8k runs through the Frontcountry trails. An easy to moderate course that is great for beginners and walkers. (See course map below.)

Packet Pick Up / Late Registration:

  • Friday, November 1, 3-7pm at REI (Community Room), 11745 IH-10 West, Suite 110, 78230

  • Saturday, November 2, 6:15-7:15am, at Government Canyon State Natural Area, Picnic Pavilion

Race Day Parking:

Park at Folks Middle School, 9855 Swayback Ranch Road. Shuttles will run from Folks M.S. to GCSNA between 6:15am and 11:30am. For more info see the Runner’s Shuttle section below.


2019 Recharge Run Sponsors