Registration is open for the Valles Caldera Runs on ultrasignup.com. The runs are May 3 and include 10k, half marathon and marathon distance races on dirt roads and trails within the Valles Caldera National Preserve.
The runs start and finish at the Banco Bonita staging area, mile marker 30 on N.M. 4.
The marathon will start at 7:30 a.m. the half marathon at 8:30 a.m. and the 10k at 9 a.m. Aid stations are provided every two to three miles on each course. Entrants will receive a t-shirt. Awards will be pottery made by artists from the Jemez Pueblo.
Maps and more information are available at highaltitudeathletics.org. The Valles Caldera Runs are organized by the High Altitude Athletics club.
Volunteers also are needed at the start/finish area and at aid stations on the course. Contact Kris Kern at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.