Reebok Ragnar del Sol is an overnight running relay held every spring in Arizona that showcases the beautiful Sonoran Desert in the background. Each team is composed of six to 12 runners passing on the relay baton from one team member to the other. The next relay will be held in February 9th to 10th 2018.
Spectators can view the teams at the starting point in Wild West town of Wickenburg and on the finish line in Mesa. Other area where spectators are allowed are not clear, however, as there is no spectator info in their website.
Hotel del Sol, Casino del Sol and Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort are just three of the nearest hotels in the even location. Price ranges from $65 to $177. There are also apartments, inns, B&Bs and backpacker accommodations in the area.
Aside from casinos, there are many things you can do in in Arizona.
– Hiking, biking and horseback riding in the Sonoran Desert.
– Visit Tohono Chu botanical garden and the Reid Park Rose Garden, two of the acclaimed gardens in the world.
– Explore Arizona’s art and culture by visiting the Tucson Desert Art Museum, The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block
For additional things to do in Mesa, AZ, check their official government website.
Ragnar is all about long distance running, team effort and overnight relays. It combines endurance, team work and beautiful locations all over the world.