Midnight on the Mesa June 18-19
April 20, 2021
Friends of the Pinedale Aquatic Center (PAC) is hosting an all-night trail relay race on Friday and Saturday, June 18-19, 2021. This is a night-time, 12-hour trail running relay, beginning at midnight on Friday night.
The first runner of each team will take off under a nearly full moon, complete one lap, and hand off to a teammate. The 4 person teams will continue the exchange rotation, with one runner on the course at a time, until noon Saturday. The 4-person teams will continue the exchange rotation, with one runner on the course at a time, until noon Saturday. The goal is to complete as many laps in 12-hours as possible. This event is a fundraiser for Friends of PAC, in support of the Pinedale Aquatic Center.
The 4-mile loop will take participants up 375' to the top of Mount Airy for a spectacular view of the Wind River Mountains towering over the Pinedale valley and the expansiveness of the Mesa before winding down two-track and single-track trails back to base camp.
Registration includes primitive camping, stargazing with telescopes and instructors, bonfire, free pancake breakfast, and a custom glow-in-the-dark Nalgene water bottle. The race is limited to the first 40 teams.
Register at https://www.welovepac.com/midnight-on-the-mesa. Early registration until April 30 is $80/person. Late registration May 1-June 11 is $100/person.
This event is operated under a special use permit with the Bureau of Land Management.
Ultra Resources, Inc.
M & M Transfer
Rio Verde Engineering
Kate’s Real Food Bars
Pinedale Lions Club
Snow Explorers/Altitude Off-Road
Sublette County Centennial
Pinedale Travel and Tourism
Local lodging and visitor information can be found at www.visitpinedale.org.
Friends of PAC raises supplemental funding and community engagement for ongoing recreational services and facilities in support of the Pinedale Aquatic Center. Friends of PAC organizes fundraising events, develops donor relations, and seeks out grants for the Pinedale Aquatic Center. Friends of PAC is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Each year the PAC sees over 100,000 visitors that access the quality programming available to youth, adults and seniors. To learn more about Friends of PAC, visit welovepac.com and follow on Facebook at FriendsofPAC. For more information about the Pinedale Aquatic Center, see their website at www.pinedaleaquatic.com.