32nd Annual Tram Road Challenge 6k uphill run and walk - 7:00 am

Oct 28, 2017

2016 Results

 Detailed Event Information

Course Records

The 32nd Annual Palm Springs Tram Road Challenge is a 6K uphill run/walk presented by the Palm Springs Aerial Tram. For 30+ years, runners and walkers from around the world have been taking on the challenge. Participants climb 2000 vertical feet in just over 3.7 miles. All finishers receive a customized finishers medal, shirt and breakfast. This event benefits the United Way of the Desert.

United Way of the Desert -  The Tram Road Challenge 6k will benefit 

the United Way of the Desert. You are encouraged to make a difference in the life of others by asking your family and friends to sponsor your participation in the race.  For donation forms click this link 

Pledge Form



Through July 31, 2017
Ages 17 and under: $25.00 anytime except race day

Ages 18-59: $35.00

Ages 60+ :  $30.00 

August 1 - October 27, 2017
Ages 17 and under: $25.00 anytime except race day

Ages 18-59: $40.00

Ages 60+:  $35.00

Race Day:

17 and under $35.00 

Ages 18 and over $45.00

Your entry fee includes cool t- shirt, finisher medal, post race food, awards to top three in each 5 year age group, prizes, chip timing, music and more. 


All pre-registered participants will receive an email from us about two weeks before the event with all the detailed information needed for race weekend including packet pick up location and times.

If you haven't heard from us within two weeks of the event please contact us at kleinclark@earthlink.net

Printable Entry Form

For all hotel and condo rental inquiries please click the PS Resorts link below


Directions to the Palm Springs Aerial Tram Way:

From Interstate 10, exit at North Indian Canyon Drive, Turn right at W. San Rafael Dr and continue onto Tramway Rd.

From Highway 111, Turn right at North Palm Canyon, left at Tramway Rd.


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