Vigor Big Cottonwood Canyon Half Marathon

The Vigour Big Cottonwood Canyon Half Marathon takes place every year on May 9th. The canyon sits between the Wasatch Mountains and Salt Lake to the northwest. The perfect setting for a run like this; the canyon is both impressive and beautiful, surrounded by streams and pine trees. The course starts at 7700 feet and […]

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Drop 13 Half Marathon Review

Drop 13 Half Marathon  The Drop 13 Half Marathon is held each year on June 13th in Cottonwood Heights, Utah. The marathon starts just below the Solitude Ski Resort and finishes in town at the Old Mill Shopping Centre. The course of the run is entirely downhill with a 3,000 feet decline measuring 13.1 miles […]

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Review Of The Hobble Creek Half Marathon

 The Hobble Creek Half Marathon  The Hobble Creek Half Marathon began back in 1994. It’s well known for a fast route and as being a great warm-up to the St. George Marathon which takes place later in the year. The St George Marathon starts in Pine Valley and descends through southwest Utah to Worthen Park. […]

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Review of The Hobbler Half Marathon

The Hobbler half marathon takes place annually in Utah. Those taking part will experience the beauty of Hobble Creek Canyon, with its breathtaking scenery of the hills and mountains that frame the route of the race. Hobble Creek Canyon is in the southeast of Provo. The race continues through the city streets of Springville and […]

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Review of the Arches Half Marathon (“The Other Half”)

Race Overview The Arches Half Marathon, or The Other Half as it has more recently come to be known, is a point-to-point half marathon run that takes place every October in the community of Moab, Utah. Starting from the historic landmark of the Dewey Bridge on Highway 128, it takes runners through 13 miles of […]

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Review of the Canyonlands Half Marathon

Race Overview Organized by Mad Moose Events, the Canyonlands Half Marathon is a run taking place in Moab, Utah and sees competitors racing alongside the twisted Colorado River amongst some gorgeous landscapes of bright red rocks. Having been named as one of the “The World’s Greatest Races” and frequently mentioned as one of the best […]

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Review of the Thankful 13 Half Marathon

Race Overview The Thankful 13 half marathon is Utah’s one and only marathon taking place on Thanksgiving (or the fourth Thursday of every November). The 13-mile stretch takes runners along the Jordan River Parkway Trail, along the river, past ponds, and through plenty of verdant wooded areas. Starting from 2919 Executive Parkway in Lehi, the […]

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Review of the Haunted Half SLC (Salt Lake City)

Race Overview The last in a series of three spooky Halloween runs, The Haunted Half is a half marathon taking place in Salt Lake City, Utah, the other two Haunted Half runs taking place in Provo Canyon and Austin, Texas, in mid-October. A widely beloved themed run, it sees well over a thousand costumed competitors […]

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Review of the Haunted Half Provo

Race Overview The Haunted Half Provo is a spookily themed October marathon, taking a point to point route throughout the Provo Canyon at Orem, Utah. As one of the most popular themed runs in the state, you’re bound to see plenty of people dressed up in their most elaborate (and hopefully most run appropriate) costumes […]

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Review of the Timpanogos Half Marathon

Race Overview The Timpanogos half marathon takes place in American Fork, UT, starting from the Tibble Fork Reservoir and finishing at the American Fork High School. Usually taking place on late July or the beginning of August, it attracts up to 2000 runners a year. The course is also home to the Timpanogos marathon and […]

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