Race Details

  What are the distances for each event?

Half Marathon – 13.1 Miles
5k – 3.1 Miles
Kids Marathon – 1 K (unofficial)

What are the start times for each event?

Half Marathon – 7:00 a.m.
5k – 8:10 a.m.
Kids Race – 9:00 a.m. (approx)

What are the packet pickup dates/locations?

Pre-Race Packet Pickup will take place on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Please note that the first two days are at UtahRUN while Friday is at Trapnell Orthodontics. To avoid any delays on race morning you are strongly encouraged come either Thursday or Friday and avoid any lines or worse, miss the busses.

* September TBD – Packets can be picked up at UtahRUN from 10:00am – 7:00pm. You can find UtahRUN at 211 E State St, American Fork, UT 84003. Make sure you check out all their store deals while you’re in there and get any last minute gear you may need for race day! Half Marathon runners are strongly encouraged to pick up their packets Friday to avoid delays on Saturday morning.

*Friday, September TBD from 3:30-7:00 pm at Trapnell Orthodontics, located at 89 W 900 N St, Spanish Fork, UT 84660. Half Marathon runners are strongly encouraged to pick up their packets Wednesday – Friday to avoid delays on Saturday morning.

You may also pick up your packet race morning from 4:45 – 5:15 am for the Half Marathon and 6:30 – 7:30 am for the 5K @ Canyon View Park –  3300 E Powerhouse Rd, Spanish Fork, UT 84660.

You will need to show a valid ID to pick up your packet. Packet Pickup will be done numerically. When you show up, you will look up your number by your last name and then proceed to the corresponding line for your race bib and chip. You will then pick up your race bag and race shirt. You may pick up packets for other runners if you show a photocopy of their ID.

Will Half Marathon runners be bussed to the start line?

YES! All half marathon runners MUST ride the busses as there is no parking at the start line. Busses will begin shuttling runners from the finish line location beginning at 5:00 am with the final bus leaving at 5:15 am. Please arrive early as the last bus will not be able to fit everyone in it!  If you miss the busses you will NOT be able to drive to the start line as the canyon will be closed to traffic near the top.

What is the time limit to complete the race?

Police support will end at 10 a.m.

What time is the awards ceremony?

Approximately 9:15 a.m. for all events

Are there awards?

Overall Half Marathon Winners (male and female) – $250
Overall 5k Winners (male and female) – $50
Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age division.
Cash prizes must be claimed within 7 days of event or money will be donated to charity.

What are the Age Divisions for the Half Marathon and 5k?

1-11              12- 14
15-18           19-24
25-29          30-34
35-39          40-44
45-49          50-54
55-59           60-64
65-69          70-74

How many aid stations and what type of fluid replacements are offered?

There will be 6 water/gatorade and aid stations along the Half Marathon course and 1 water/gatorade and aid station on the 5k course. Water stations are located approximately every 2 miles along the course. Gel will be available at the water station for mile 8 of the half marathon course. We will also have plenty of liquid at the Finish Line Compound.

Are there any post-race medical attention/massage therapy and locations?

There will be medical support at the Start and Finish Line Compound. We will also have massage therapists to help relax & loosen up tight muscles.

What kind of food/drinks are at the finish line?

There will be water and sports drinks for all participants. We will also have a delicious Magleby’s Fresh breakfast ready for you as you cross the finish line!

Will portable bathrooms be on the course?

Yes, throughout the course, at the Start, and Finish Line Compound.

Can I run the courses without registering?

No. All runners without a Racing Cane bib will be directed off the course immediately.

Am I allowed to use my Portable Music Device during the race?

Yes – Rule 144.3 states, “The Games Committee for an LDR event may allow the use of portable listening devices not capable of receiving communication: however, those competing in Championships for awards, medals or prize money may not use such devices.”

Are there Timing Chips & Race Numbers?

All official entrants will receive a timing chip along with their race bib number. The timing chip is to be worn on your shoelace. Please use instructions in chip bag for proper use – it is to be worn on your shoe. Failure to return the timing chip will result in a $50 replacement fee.

If I get injured or for some other reason can’t run after I have registered, can I have my money refunded?

Once your registration has been accepted, all fees are non-refundable.

Will there be pacers on the course?

Yes, pacers will be pacing the Half Marathon course. We will also be lining up runners according to their pace per mile at the start line – please line up accordingly and allow the faster runners to gather at the front of the pack.

Where are good places for my family to watch the race?

The best place is at the Start and Finish Line Compound. Also, have your family check out the interactive course maps online and they may find a great place to cheer you on.

Where do I get my timing chip?

At pre-race packet pickup or the morning of the race.

What happens if there is bad weather?

A little rain won’t stop this race! However, if there are major weather warnings prior to the event, check the home page for updates and watch for an email.

In the event that severe weather does threaten the event, we have prepared some weather cancellation policies and guidelines. Runners’ safety is the most important thing and if any of the threatening weather conditions listed below are present the day of the event, the event may be delayed or canceled.  When weather conditions or other physical conditions present a danger to participants, race officials maintain the right to cancel the event.  Less threatening conditions may cause alterations of the course or the post event festival to ensure participant, volunteer, and community safety.  Such conditions fall under the label “Acts of God,” and will not result in refunding of any race entry fees or future event credits.

The race may be canceled or delayed if any of the following weather conditions exist: Lightning Threat, Lightning Storm, Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch, Thunderstorm, “Heavy” Rain, other major weather condition.

The start of the event may be delayed one hour from the posted start time if any of the above mentioned conditions exist. The event may then be canceled if any of the weather conditions persist: Tornado Warning, Tornado Watch or Thunderstorm.

The Race Director, in accordance with the city and the local law enforcement, has the authority to cancel the event. If weather conditions force cancellation of the event, no refunds can be provided, since funds were already spent in preparation for race day.

In the event of cancellation, we will still make arrangements for all runners to receive their race medal, shirt, etc.

If Event is canceled more than 24 hours prior to the start time: We will notify all participants by email. If Event is canceled less than 24 hours before start time: We will notify all participants by email.  If Event is canceled during the actual event, on-site notification will be posted.

Will there be a Finish line party?

Yes, the finish line will be a party. We will have amazing food and entertainment. Please feel free to bring blankets and chairs to relax on at the finish line.