2023 Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge

21oct6:30 am11:00 am2023 Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge6:30 am - 11:00 am

Tram Challenge

Event Details

The 2023 Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge returns on Saturday, October 21. Run or walk from the desert to the mountains, gaining 2800 feet in 3.7 miles. New this year is our centipede category, where you and your friends and family dress up and get up the mountain together

Take on the Challenge! At the Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge, you'll climb almost 2,000 feet from the desert to the mountains in just 3.7 miles! You'll start at the intersection of Tram Way and Highway 111, with stunning views of the San Jacinto Mountains in front of you and the Coachella Valley behind. Choose to run your way up or take it easy for a nice uphill walk. No matter how you get there, when you reach the finish line, you'll enjoy a post-race festival and health fair. There will be food and awards for the winners. All participants receive a stylish finisher medal, cool race t-shirt, tasty post-race food and drink, and a bus ride back down the hill!! 6K run participants will be professionally timed, with awards for the top three in each age group! Sign up today and get ready to take on the challenge of a lifetime!

The Tramway’s road will be closed until (approximately) 11:00 a.m. on race day. Spectator shuttles will run from 5:30-6:00 a.m. from the Palm Springs Visitors Center (all spectators and participants will be directed to nearby parking lots).

For more information or to register for the race, please click here.




(Saturday) 6:30 am - 11:00 am


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262


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