Up & Over Weekend FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between the USATF Up & Over and the standard Up & Over races?

A: The New Mexico State 10k Trail Running championship is sanctioned by USATF, and if a runner wants to compete for the state championship in their age group, they must be a member in good standing with the USATF. To learn more or become a member, you can click here.

Q: Are there two separate races?

A: No, the Up&Over 10k Trail run will be run in one wave. Bib colors will designate runners who are competing in the New Mexico State Championship

Q: Is the Double Trouble & VerticAL’s uphill run sanctioned by the USATF?

A: No, the VerticAL’s VertK and Double Trouble combo is not sanctioned by USATF. USATF members can enter both races, but only the Up&Over 10k Trail run will serve as a state championship

Q: Are there separate awards for the USATF NM State Championship and the regular Up & Over 10k Trail Run?

A: No. However, the USATF will be awarding medals to the top 3 USATF runners competing in each age group, and top 3 overall for Men & Women. The top 3 runners will also receive prizes from the race organizers.

Q: Are there awards for VerticAL’s vertK and Double-Trouble?

A: Yes – 1st Place Overall for Men & Women will receive special awards for both the Double Trouble combo and VerticAL’s vertK


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