Join Tejas Trails at Spider Mountain for a uniquely challenging trail running event on the beautiful shores of Lake Buchanan! Hone your climbing and downhill trail running skills, experiment with long distance and mountain running equipment, dial in your night time running technique and nutrition, train and develop mental toughness for ultra success! This race is a perfect way to get ready for Summer and Fall Tejas Trails events like The Texas Trail Running Festival, Capt’n Karl’s Trail Series and other long distance mountain events. Each person that runs gets to experience this extraordinary course & EVERYONE will get to ride the super cool Texas Eagle Quad Chairlift!
For added convenience, comfortable cabins are onsite at Thunderbird Lodge for spectators, family, or just to make the most of your time in the Hill Country. There are also plenty of daytime activities available, from downhill mountain biking at Spider Mountain to fishing on Lake Buchanan. Once you’ve had enough adventure, head over to Templeton’s Tavern for some hot pizza and live music.
“Yeah! I think this is as close to a mountain race that we will get in the hill country! Thanks Brad & to all the volunteers!”
– James Williams
“Thanks for putting on an awesome race with such a challenging course! This will always be one of my faves! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to run Spider Mountain! Forever grateful to you & Nyla & the rest of the Tejas gang!”
– Tracy Almazan – 1st place 12M
“I would like to say thank you so much for putting on such a fantastic race Saturday night. Thank you so much for all the hard work you put into your races. For anyone that missed the Spider Mountain race, you really need to try it out next year, super fun trail, it really is perfect for anybody getting ready for their mountain races & their long distance race. This was good physically & mentally.”
– Nancy Marks – 2nd place 12HR
“Spider mountain trail run was a blast! The elevation was challenging but just right for big sur training. Thanks Tejas trails for a fun race, I felt safe & cared for throughout. The coyotes howling off in the dark woods made for cool ambiance.”
– Carie Hajek – 2nd place 12M