The Cedro Peak Ultramarathon is a mid April, fully supported 45 mile and 45 km (28 mile) ultramarathon held in the Cibola National Forest, just outside of Albuquerque. 100% of the proceeds go to charity. The race is an environmentally friendly leave-no-trace event bringing exciting wild trail running to Albuquerque's doorstep.
CPU45 is a magnificent companion of several other notable endurance events in New Mexico, including:
- Mount Taylor Winter Quadrathlon (February)
- Bataan Memorial Death March (March)
- Jemez Mountain Trail Runs (May)
- Angel Fire Endurance Run (June)
- La Luz Trail Run (August)
- Mount Taylor 50k (September)
- Deadman Peaks Trail Run (October)
March 26th, 2013
Marble Brewery is supplying a keg of beer.
Marble Brewery has three locations:
- downtown: 111 Marble Ave., NW
- westside: 5740 Night Whisper Rd., NW
- Santa Fe: 60 E. San Francisco St., Santa Fe
But since you'll be tired at the end of your run, they're bringing the keg to you. It will be there at the finish line.
March 25th, 2013
Vivác Winery is a proud sponsor of CPU45.
Vivác (vee vok), a mountaineering term meaning "high altitude refuge", is seated at 6,000 ft making it one of the highest altitude wineries in the world. The professionals at Vivác Winery have a commitment to excellence, using only French oak barriques, state-of-the-art stainless steel tanks & 100% New Mexico grapes; the Padberg brothers make their wines entirely by hand. Fresh & young, edgy & sophisticated, Vivác offers you something out of the ordinary.
The Dixon Tasting Room is open 7 days a week from 10-6 Mon-Sat / 12-6 Sun. Our Newly open Santa Fe Farmer's Market Tasting Room at the Railyard, is a permanent space open Saturdays & Sundays during the Markets & special events!
March 15th, 2013
The 45 km race starts at 7:00am, not 6:30am. The 45 mile race still starts at 6:00am. Additionally, many of the cutoffs have been extended for both the 45 mile race and the 45 km race. Our schedule and aid station chart have been updated to reflect these changes.
February 13th, 2013
December 18th, 2012
Albuquerque Road Runners sponsors CPU45. Thank you, ARR.
December 6th, 2012
The Cedro Peaks Ultramarathon is now hosted by MCM Eleganté Hotel in Albuquerque! The Hotel is located within 30 minutes of the race Start/Finish line and just off of I-40 for easy travel. The guest runners are offered a rate of $75 + tax per night that includes a free full service breakfast and 2 drink tickets. All the rooms blocked for this race have microwaves and refrigerators. They also provide a free shuttle service that includes transportation to/from the airport, Uptown, Downtown and Old Town. The Eleganté has many amenities; if you choose to stay there, click on Reservations and type in "Cedro" in the Corporate/Promotion code box.
October 14th, 2012
Registration opened on September 1st. You have until November 30th to register for only $45.
April 8th, 2012
It was a great race. Jason Loutitt won in 6:30:47. Complete race results are available at ultrasignup.com
February 5th, 2012
December 6th, 2011
Welcome Salomon, our latest sponsor.
October 10th, 2011
Welcome Hammer Nutrition, our latest sponsor.