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The Discrete Cirque Series are everything we love in a challenging mountain run: lots of ups, plenty of steeps, ample scrambling, and muddy grins all ‘round. Here are some 30-day training programs to make sure you’re up for the challenge.

Brighton, UT

Start the Cirque Race Series with an exquisite, scrambly loop around the bowl of Brighton Resort.

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Alta, UT

From the base of Alta to the rocky summit of Baldy and back, this race demands power and agility.

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Alyeska, AK

Learn what Alaskan terrain is all about—with towering peaks all around and the shores of the Cook Inlet below.

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A Basin, CO

This course starts at 10,700 feet—and it’s all up from there. Top out at Lenawee Summit, then race back down the steeps.

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Sun Valley, ID

Perhaps the toughest Cirque Series race, you’ll cover ten miles of intense mountain vert. Your quads may live to tell the tale.

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Snowbird, UT

The culmination of the series, the Snowbird race draws fierce trail runners jostling to top out at the summit of Hidden Peak, then the summit of Baldy too.

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