Run for the Hill of It

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Glassford Hill Summit Trail Run and Walk

Saturday, September 17th 2022


Pre-Registration is open August 1st - September 24th

Click here to register! Link is under the "Special Events" tab.

Registration Fees

August 1-31: $25 for adults (16 and up) | $15 for youth (15 and under)

September 1-16: $30 for adults (16 and up) | $15 for youth (15 and under)

 Day Of Registration: $35 for adults (16 and up) | $20 for youth (15 and under)

Registration includes a numbered bib, t-shirt, medal, and official timed results!

Starting and finishing on the Glassford Hill Summit Trail the Run For the Hill of It Fun Run offers panoramic views of Northern Arizona all the way to the summit of the mountain. The trail starts at 5,180 feet and ascends to an elevation of 6,123 feet at the turn around (2.2 miles). The course is a doubletrack dirt trail. Due to the nature of this course you may encounter animals such as deer, antelope, javelina and others. We ask that you please stay on the course and admire the animals from a distance.

Remember, this event is a fun run! Enjoy the course at your own pace! 

For the safety of yourself and others, we ask that you please leave animals at home for this event.


Parking: Participants, please park in the large lot to the south of the Summit Trail parking lot on CastleDrive. Staff members will be there to assist with parking. The Summit Trail parking lot will be closed to the public. Please do not park along Castle Drive, your vehicle may be towed if you do so.

Course: The course starts and finishes at the base of Glassford Hill. The course itself is 4.6 miles in total with an elevation gain of 943 feet. There will be two water/first aid stations along the course. This is a fun run! Go at your own pace and enjoy the course!

Check-In: Check-In will be at the Summit Trail parking lot. Check-In starts at 6:30 AM. Day of registrations will also take place at the check-in table. For day of registration please bring cash or credit card. Checks cannot be processed. 

Start Times: All participants, running or walking, will start at 7:30 AM

Run for the Hill of It 2021 has concluded. Race results can be found here: Run for the Hill of It 2021 Results 


Trail map from AllTrails

Glassford Hill Summit topography trail map from AllTrails