Saturday, September 9 to Sunday September 10, 2017
7:00PM – 75 Km
7:30PM – 50 Km
8:00PM – 25 Km
8:30PM – 7 Km
McDowell Mountain Regional Park, Fountain Hills, AZ
Jangover is the sixth race in the Insomniac Night Trail Run Series
NEW- This race is now part of a five-race Series Pass! Details Here.
Race distances are multiples of the Pemberton Trail Loop featuring rolling desert single track and old jeep trail; either 25K, 50K, or 75K. There is also a hilly 7K option on the Scenic Trail. Course features ~ 800 feet of elevation gain and loss per 25K loop. No partial laps or mileage will be recorded in official results. Drop down to shorter races is not allowed. Runners will be included in the results indicating the distance they did complete in their race but will be listed as a DNF if race distance is not completed.
Forecast for Fountain Hills, AZ
Runners who are going for 75K must start their 3rd loop by 3:00am (8 hours into the run).
Chip timed race results displayed at finish line
Scenic and challenging course on desert trails
Well stocked aid stations
Iced Coffee Bar
Post race food & socializing
NEW- Cup-less Events (reusables will be available for purchase or bring your own!)
Awards to top male & female finishers at each distance. All finishers will receive a finisher award.
Race Day Schedule
Please arrive early to park, check in and warm up prior to your run.
Restroom facilities are located at the start line at a permanent park facility.
6:00 PM – Packet pickup / race day registration begin
6:44 PM – Sunset
7:00 PM – 75k Run Start Time
7:09 PM – Civil Twilight
7:30 PM – 50k Run Start Time
8:00 PM – 25k Run Start Time
8:30 PM – 7k Run Start Time
3:00 AM – Cutoff to continue on 3rd loop (75k)
7:00 AM – All Runs End
Waning Gibbous – 88% Illumination
9:13 PM – Moonrise
9:29 AM – Moonset
Park Entry Fee
Remember the park charges a $6 park entry fee per vehicle. Please arrive early and have correct change (cash) available on race afternoon/evening for a smooth entry process. Carpool to save!
Trail Running & Trash
Please respect the trails and the beauty of the desert by disposing of any trash at one of our aid stations.
NEW in 2017: All Insomniac Night trail runs will be CUPLESS. Bring your own or Aravaipa branded reusable cups will be available for purchase!
We will be utilizing a chip timing system at this event to record your time at the finish. You will be provided with a timing chip attached to the back side of your bib. Please do not crease or fold your timing chip in any way, or we may not record your time.
Drop Bags & Crews
Drop bags are only allowed at the start/finish line. There are no provisions to haul drop bags out to the Granite Tank Aid Station. Crews are welcome to assist their runner at the Pemberton Trailhead only (start/finish). Crews are not allowed to drive out to the Granite Tank aid station or access the trail in any other way.
A pacer may join a runner on the 3rd loop (after finishing mile 30.8). If you would like a pacer for an earlier lap, please have them register for the event.
For the safety of all runners, no pets are allowed on-course at the night runs. Any pets at the race must be on a leash at all times, respect park rules, and be supervised.
Aid Station Helpers
Sign Up Here
The Pemberton trail is well marked with permanent park signs at each trail junction. There will be blue glow lights around the entire loop as well (approximately every 1/2 mile and at all trail junctions). In addition, WRONG WAY signs will be posted to designate non-race trails. All runners are responsible for understanding the layout of the course. Please familiarize yourself with the course map on our website prior to race day and/or print a map to bring along with you.
Parking / Start Area
The start/finish line is located at the Trailhead Staging Area / Pemberton Trailhead.
Javelina Jangover 2014 (By: Jubilee Paige)
Javelina Jangover 2013
|Until 6/25||Until 8/8||Until 9/5||After 9/5|
Goodies guaranteed on race day if registered by 8/8, otherwise will be sold on race day if available.
McDowell Mountain Regional Park offers 76 individual sites for tent or RV camping. Each site has a large parking area to accommodate up to a 45′ RV and is a “Developed Site,” with water and electrical hook-ups, dump station, a picnic table and a barbecue fire ring. All restrooms offer flush toilets and showers. The south loop of the campground also offers handicapped-accessible restrooms. All sites in the campground may be reserved online at maricopacountyparks.org
Course Detail (Maps, Elevation Profiles, GPS Tracks)
7 Kilometer | Elevation Profile | GPX | KML
25 Kilometer | Elevation Profile | GPX | KML
50 Kilometer | Elevation Profile | GPX | KML
75 Kilometer | Elevation Profile | GPX | KML
*Note on GPX files: Right click and select “Save link as…” to download GPX files. GPX files may be opened by downloading the demo version of TopoFusion for free.
Fully stocked with water, Gatorade, electrolyte pills, fruit, salty snacks, sweet snacks, and soup. There will be one remote aid station located at Granite Tank in addition to the start/finish line. See chart for aid station distances:
(Pemberton TH Start)
|0.0||0.0||0.0||0.0||7K (Scenic Trail)||–|
|Jangover Jeadquarters||15.7||15.7||15.7||4.3||7K Finish
|Jangover Jeadquarters||31.4||31.4||–||–||50K Finish||–|
|Jangover Jeadquarters||47.1||–||–||–||75K FINISH||7:00 AM|
The closest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) which is a 55 minute drive from the park. Coming from Phoenix, take the Loop 202 East to Country Club Drive/ Hwy 87. Turn left and drive north for 12 miles and turn left on Shea Blvd. Travel .6 miles and turn right on Saguaro Blvd. Take this 4 miles until it ends at Fountain Hills Blvd and turn right. Continue on Fountain Hills Blvd as it turns into McDowell Mountain Drive and look for signs to turn left into McDowell Mountain Park. McDowell Mountain Regional Park Results Course Records Photos 2016 | SweetM Images Gallery 2016 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery 2015 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery 2014 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery 2013 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery 2012 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery 2011 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery 2010 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
16300 McDowell Mountain Park Dr.
Fountain Hills, Arizona 85255
2016 | 75 KM | 50 KM | 25 KM | 7 KM
2015 | 75 KM | 50 KM | 25 KM | 7 KM
2014 | 75 KM | 50 KM | 25 KM | 7 KM
2013 | 100 Km | 75 Km | 50 Km | 25 Km | 7 Km
2012 | 100 Km | 75 Km | 50 Km | 25 Km
2011 | 12 Hour | Splits
2010 | 12 Hour | Splits
75 Km | Male – Brett Sanborn – 6:23:58 (’16) | Female – Susan Kramer – 8:04:58 (’14)
50 Km | Male – Justin Houck – 3:45:43 (’15) | Female – Erin Lostracco – 4:42:52 (’12)
25 Km | Male – Art Degraw – 1:34:49 (’16) | Female – Abigail Swift – 1:54:30 (’14)
7 Km | Male – Alec Fillmore – 28:07 (’15) | Female – Amy English – 35:54 (’13)
The closest airport is Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX) which is a 55 minute drive from the park. Coming from Phoenix, take the Loop 202 East to Country Club Drive/ Hwy 87. Turn left and drive north for 12 miles and turn left on Shea Blvd. Travel .6 miles and turn right on Saguaro Blvd. Take this 4 miles until it ends at Fountain Hills Blvd and turn right. Continue on Fountain Hills Blvd as it turns into McDowell Mountain Drive and look for signs to turn left into McDowell Mountain Park.
McDowell Mountain Regional Park
2016 | SweetM Images Gallery
2016 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
2015 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
2014 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
2013 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
2012 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
2011 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery
2010 | Aravaipa Photo Gallery