Aerial Tram Road Challenge, which includes a scenic 6K Run/Walk is set for Oct. 22

PALM SPRINGS — The 35th annual Palm Springs Aerial Tram Road Challenge will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022, with a start time of 7 a.m. (walkers start at 6:30 a.m.). This 6K run/walk begins at the bottom of Tram Way and ends at the Tram’s Valley Station, an elevation climb of more than 1,900 feet in just 3.7 miles.


Aerial Tram Road Challenge

Special finishers’ medals will be presented to all participants along with a 2022 Tram Road Challenge T-shirt. Participants will also receive a post-race breakfast snack. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards will be given in each age category for both male, female, and non-binary finishers during an awards ceremony near the finish line immediately following the race.

The Tramway’s Road will be closed until (approximately) 11 a.m. on race day. Spectator shuttles will operate from 5:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. from the Palm Springs Visitors Center (all spectators and participants will be directed to nearby parking lots).

For more information or to register for the race, click here or call (949) 444-2365.


About Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Palm Springs Aerial Tramway is the world’s largest rotating tram car. Opened in 1963, the Tram’s 80-passenger cars travel along the breathtaking cliffs of Chino Canyon from the Valley Station (elevation 2,643 ft.) to the Mountain Station (elevation 8,516 ft.) in approximately 10 minutes. For more information, please call 888-515-TRAM or 760-325-1391, or click here.


Image Sources

  • tram-challenge: Facebook
  • Tram Road Challenge 2019: PS Tramway