Jupiter Peak Steeplechase





DESCRIPTION: An endurance race for the trail warrior. This event is a long time Park City tradition, a 16-mile +/- trail running loop on challenging single track trail with 3,000′ of elevation gain.  The La Sportiva Mountain Cup features 10 of the best trail races in the country and the  Annual Jupiter Peak Steeplechase has been a part of this series since the beginning.  The race begins at 8:00am from the First Time parking lot at Park City Mountain Resort and finishes at the Silver Star Cafe.

This event is also part of the “Triple Trail Challenge” a 3-stage race that includes the Jupiter Peak Steeplechase, Park City Half Marathon and Mid-Mountain Marathon. Click Here to register.


  • $50     Jan 1 – July 1
  • $65     July 2 – July 30
  • $75     Day of

Pre-registration will close on 7/30/15 at 5:00pm, after this time Day-Of pricing will apply.

newpark-hotelNewpark Resort & Hotel is proud be the Official Lodging Partner for the Jupiter Peak Steeplechase.  We extend our support to the athletes and participants. Not only will you find our luxurious accommodations at the race site, but you will find lodging choices that provide luxury bedding and private outdoor hot tubs to relax and soothe aching muscles before and after the big race.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  The race begins at 8:00am from the First Time parking lot at Park City Mountain Resort and finishes at the Silver Star Cafe. View Course Map or Online Course Map (Be sure to click events then select Jupiter Peak).  Approximately a 16 +/- mile trail run from the First Time chairlift at the base of Park City Mountain Resort (7000′) to the breathtaking (literally) top of Jupiter Peak (10,400′) and back, on the challenging single track trails found within the Park City Mountain Resort property. There are 5 aid stations with water, but carrying water is encouraged.  For your safety we will set-up a return to start/finish location.  If you are not at the Shadow Lake Loop Aid Station by 10:00 a.m. (2-hours after you start, and 6 miles from the start, you will be asked to return to the start/finish).  If you choose to continue against our recommendations, you do so at your own risk and we will ask for your bib. The course will close at 1:00pm.  

RACER BIB PICK-UP:  Registration and the Race Start will be located at the Park City Mountain Resort on the South end of the First Time parking lot (please stay clear of the construction staging area at the North end of the lot).  Ample parking is available.  Registration/Bib pickup will open at 7:00 a.m. and close promptly at 7:30 a.m. Participant Release Form – print and bring to packet pick up.

PARTICIPANT & SPECTATOR PARKING: Parking is restricted at Silver Star. ALL participants must park at the Resort (it is only a quick .6 of a mile to/from Silver Star to the First Time lot, a 3-minute ride on the City bus is available for FREE!).  All participants and spectators should park at Park City Mountain Resort on the South end of the First Time parking lot. Ample parking is available.

TRIPLE TRAIL CHALLENGE PARTICIPANTS: If you are a returning TTC participant, please bring your jacket to bib pick up, the morning of Jupiter Peak Steeplechase. There will be an area set up for you to label and leave your jacket with us so that we can have this year’s event logo/date embroidered on it for you.  TTC jackets will be return at the Mid Mountain Marathon.

New / First-time TTC participants will receive the jacket at the Mid Mountain Marathon – only if all three events are completed.

FINISH LINE: At the finish participants will receive their event tee, complimentary snack and POWERADE.  The Silver Star Café will also have a variety of other offerings for purchase so please plan accordingly.

AWARDS:  Awards will be held in the finish area at 11:30 am.  Awards will be given to the overall top three finishers for both men and women.




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Mountain Cup Logo 2014Since 2008 the La Sportiva Mountain Cup has compiled the 10 best trail races in North America and for one unforgettable series and the Jupiter Peak Steeplechase is proud to a stop on the tour.

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