Overall Rating
Overall Rating (37 Reviews)
3.9
(37 Ratings)  (37 Reviews)
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3.9
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3.9
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4.1
Yaateeh runners! Welcome to the Four Corners Quad Keyah Marathon Series. The Four Corners Quad Keyah (“Four Lands” in the Navajo language) will be staged at the Four Corners Monument near Teec Nos Pos, Arizona on the Navajo Nation. There will be options of trail and paved routes each day, … MORE
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    mgavinellison1 FIRST-TIMER '23

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a … MORE

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a timing mat at their turnaround point and their distance was shorten two days. I know for a fact today the two half marathoners trail runners cheated and did not complete their routes. They were supposed to go back out to the cattle gate after they finished their last lap and they didn’t. They both ran from the trail straight to the finish line, yet they are Overall Female 1 and 2 for Day 3. Meanwhile, no one is looking at consistent times, the timing mat with the laps and making adjustments to the results. I was the first overall female for the road series and received absolutely NOTHING!

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    smoats FIRST-TIMER '23

    I loved running this series. The trails were very challenging for someone who lives in the flat lands at sea level, but I loved the views. The people were great. … MORE

    I loved running this series. The trails were very challenging for someone who lives in the flat lands at sea level, but I loved the views. The people were great. There was a lot of on the course snacks, so no need to bring your own unless you just want to make sure you have food you know you can eat.

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    smoats FIRST-TIMER '23

    Due to a situation outside of the control of the race, the trail we were scheduled to run wasn’t an option. They were about to quickly come up with an … MORE

    Due to a situation outside of the control of the race, the trail we were scheduled to run wasn’t an option. They were about to quickly come up with an alternative- which was mainly doing day #2 course in reverse. It was more challenging in reverse, but I am proud to say I did it!

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    mgavinellison1 FIRST-TIMER '23

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a … MORE

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a timing mat at their turnaround point and their distance was shorten two days. I know for a fact today the two half marathoners trail runners cheated and did not complete their routes. They were supposed to go back out to the cattle gate after they finished their last lap and they didn’t. They both ran from the trail straight to the finish line, yet they are Overall Female 1 and 2 for Day 3. Meanwhile, no one is looking at consistent times, the timing mat with the laps and making adjustments to the results. I was the first overall female for the road series and received absolutely NOTHING!

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    aubreynetzel FIRST-TIMER '23

    This day I did the road option as the trail in UT is a lot more challenging. While they advertise it as 4 states if you do the road option … MORE

    This day I did the road option as the trail in UT is a lot more challenging. While they advertise it as 4 states if you do the road option that’s basically all just New Mexico with the exception of the start and finish. It’s rather boring doing 26 laps but it worked. I don’t know that I’d necessarily recommend unless you’re just looking to get the states done – which this even works great for.

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    smoats FIRST-TIMER '23

    The scenery on the trail was amazing! Highly recommend if you are up for a challenge. This is a laid back atmosphere- the people are very friendly & encouraging. I … MORE

    The scenery on the trail was amazing! Highly recommend if you are up for a challenge. This is a laid back atmosphere- the people are very friendly & encouraging. I loved it!

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    mgavinellison1 FIRST-TIMER '23

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a … MORE

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a timing mat at their turnaround point and their distance was shorten two days. I know for a fact today the two half marathoners trail runners cheated and did not complete their routes. They were supposed to go back out to the cattle gate after they finished their last lap and they didn’t. They both ran from the trail straight to the finish line, yet they are Overall Female 1 and 2 for Day 3. Meanwhile, no one is looking at consistent times, the timing mat with the laps and making adjustments to the results. I was the first overall female for the road series and received absolutely NOTHING!

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    aubreynetzel FIRST-TIMER '23

    I added in this half as I needed to get AZ done and it worked well with my race schedule. I just did a half one day and a full … MORE

    I added in this half as I needed to get AZ done and it worked well with my race schedule.
    I just did a half one day and a full one other day which apparently isn’t a thing (?) but really should be as they’d attract more people who just need one or two states instead of committing to all 4.
    The trail was difficult but was pretty at least. They have an aid station on course and finish line food.

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    mgavinellison1 FIRST-TIMER '23

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a … MORE

    The trailer runners are the only runners that will get rewarded, but that are not tracked to go through the mat like the road runners. They did not have a timing mat at their turnaround point and their distance was shorten two days. I know for a fact today the two half marathoners trail runners cheated and did not complete their routes. They were supposed to go back out to the cattle gate after they finished their last lap and they didn’t. They both ran from the trail straight to the finish line, yet they are Overall Female 1 and 2 for Day 3. Meanwhile, no one is looking at consistent times, the timing mat with the laps and making adjustments to the results. I was the first overall female for the road series and received absolutely NOTHING!

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    wbegnaud FIRST-TIMER '22

    Not a fast course being on trails but trading off time for unbelievable scenery was a no brainer! End the end on the last day you realize you met everyone … MORE

    Not a fast course being on trails but trading off time for unbelievable scenery was a no brainer! End the end on the last day you realize you met everyone on the trail at least twice a day for four days in a row! Great comradery for sure!

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    efulmer FIRST-TIMER '22

    I ran this race on Dec. 4, 2022. It was Day #4 in the Four Corners Quad Keyah. The final day followed much the same trails as Day #1 (Arizona), … MORE

    I ran this race on Dec. 4, 2022. It was Day #4 in the Four Corners Quad Keyah. The final day followed much the same trails as Day #1 (Arizona), but we are told the race director changes the route a little bit each year. On this day the trails weren’t as windy as Day #1, but at certain points the wind was substantial. As this race was the final in the series, there was more of a celebratory vibe, with a full meal available for runners (it was Navajo tacos, with meat and veggie option). Yum! See my review for Day #1 – Arizona for more details on the whole race series.

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    lchristensen44 FIRST-TIMER '22

    Due to an injured toe, I opted to run the road course. Other than the start and finish line (state) the road course is the same course each day. It’s … MORE

    Due to an injured toe, I opted to run the road course. Other than the start and finish line (state) the road course is the same course each day. It’s basically a loop around the sidewalk in the monument, across the parking lot and out and back on the driveway. You will see trail runners at times looping back towards the monument. You will also pass a well stocked and attended aid station. The road course is primarily in New Mexico. Speaking of repeating portions of the trials, the Day 4 New Mexico trail course was a repeat of the Day 1 Arizona trail course.

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    pbegno REPEAT RUNNER '22

    We Did It - 4 Half Marathons in 4 Days and it was Amazing - You want to find out what you are Capable of - Do 4 Corners - … MORE

    We Did It – 4 Half Marathons in 4 Days and it was Amazing – You want to find out what you are Capable of – Do 4 Corners – It will push you to limits you never thought you could achieve!! We are leaving and feeling VERY Accomplished – Everything about this 4 Day 4 State Race is Awesome!!! The Staff, The Runners, Swag, Scenery – All Over the Top!!! We stayed in Cortez at the Holiday Inn Express – 100% Recommend!!! Do this Series!!!

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    wbegnaud FIRST-TIMER '22

    Several variations in ground type of trail. Very sandy near the river bed then a really steep and quite rocky mountain climb as well as single line trails. Very challenging … MORE

    Several variations in ground type of trail. Very sandy near the river bed then a really steep and quite rocky mountain climb as well as single line trails. Very challenging at times.

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    efulmer FIRST-TIMER '22

    This was Day #3, Colorado, in the four day race series. The trail changes a little from year to year, we are told. This year, the Colorado day was a … MORE

    This was Day #3, Colorado, in the four day race series. The trail changes a little from year to year, we are told. This year, the Colorado day was a beautiful couple of miles down towards the San Juan River, which included two miles (four total) of deep sand. It was the most challenging day by far. A great deal of fun, but definitely difficult. The trails also included narrow cliff-side areas, rough rocks, etc, like Day #2 Utah did. See my review for Day #1 for more details on the whole race.

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    lchristensen44 FIRST-TIMER '22

    Multiple loops included steep elevation changes, four miles of a sandy riverbed and repeating a portion of the trails run on days 1 and 2. My Garmin had that we … MORE

    Multiple loops included steep elevation changes, four miles of a sandy riverbed and repeating a portion of the trails run on days 1 and 2. My Garmin had that we started around 4,610’ elevation and had around 1,294’ of elevation changes. The majority of course was outside of Colorado.

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    pbegno REPEAT RUNNER '22

    3 Days 3 Half Marathons 3 States - One more 2 GEAUX! You will find out what you’re made of but you will enjoy the Absolutely Beautiful Scenery EVERYDAY!!! The … MORE

    3 Days 3 Half Marathons 3 States – One more 2 GEAUX! You will find out what you’re made of but you will enjoy the Absolutely Beautiful Scenery EVERYDAY!!! The Staff are Amazing, everyday you enter the gate you receive breakfast and race swag! Lot’s of Support along the Race Route from Runners! Today was Colorado and I liked this Trail but be prepared for lot’s of Sand – I had to empty my shoes several times during the run. We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express in Cortez – 45 minutes from 4 Corners and 45 minutes from Durango Airport – Very nice, affordable, complimentary breakfast, heated pool and hot tub – 4 Stars!!!

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    wbegnaud FIRST-TIMER '22

    Toughest course for us indeed! The slow and difficult uphill passages and strong winds and colder temps made this one day more challenging but also more rewarding just to finish … MORE

    Toughest course for us indeed! The slow and difficult uphill passages and strong winds and colder temps made this one day more challenging but also more rewarding just to finish it!

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    efulmer FIRST-TIMER '22

    I ran this race on Dec. 2, 2022. It was the second in the four-race series. The trail changes a little bit each year, we were told. But this year, … MORE

    I ran this race on Dec. 2, 2022. It was the second in the four-race series. The trail changes a little bit each year, we were told. But this year, the Utah race consisted of challenging trails on rocks, steep inclines, a small amount of bouldering, and some narrow cliff-side trails. All doable, but challenging. It was fun and difficult trail on this day. As with each of the four races – the community is awesome. See reviews for other days/states for more complete picture.

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    lchristensen44 FIRST-TIMER '22

    Multiple loops on a trail course that had 1,435’ of elevation changes, wind gusts, rocks, single switchbacks and sand. This was only my second time ever running trails (day 1 … MORE

    Multiple loops on a trail course that had 1,435’ of elevation changes, wind gusts, rocks, single switchbacks and sand. This was only my second time ever running trails (day 1 was my first). Most of the runners enjoyed it but I struggled as i repeatedly seemed to hit my toe on rocks hidden in sand. Utah was technically only a small portion of the mileage run on Day 2. (See photo).

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