St. George Marathon weekend primer for non-runners: Courses, Mayor’s Walk, Expo, road closures

ST. GEORGE – The St. George Marathon weekend is almost here. This is its 36th year, the corollary Annual Health & Fitness Expo is on tomorrow, for its 36th year, and for those not running the race, there is the Mayor’s Walk, in its 26th year, open to all.

Here is your Marathon weekend primer:

Health & Fitness Expo

Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dixie Center, 1835 Convention Center Dr. in St. George

Mayor’s Walk St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2012 | Image by the City of St. George

Mayor’s Walk

Saturday from 7-8 a.m.

The one-hour Mayor’s walk begins at Bluff Street Park, 700 N. Bluff St., and ends at Vernon Worthen Park, 350 E. 300 S., in St. George. Bus service from Vernon Worthen back to Bluff Street Park will be provided beginning at 8 a.m.

Registration is open and unlimited at:

Health & Fitness Expo at the Dixie Center, Mayor’s Walk Booth

Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Or      Exchange Club’s Mayors Walk Pavilion at Bluff Street Park

Saturday 6 a.m. before the walk begins

Entry Fee is $10.00. Entrants will receive a Mayor`s Walk T-shirt, walker number, walk with the Mayor, and a scone. Hats and visors are available for $10.00 each.

St. George Marathon

Saturday at 6:40 a.m. wheelchairs and handcranks start, 6:45 a.m. runners start, from Central to the finish line at Vernon Worthen Park in St. George

Wheelchair and handcrank competitors cross the finish line shortly after the Mayor’s Walk ends, around 8 a.m; first runners come in not long after that.

To download or view enlargements of the following maps in PDF, click on the captions above each image.

Marathon course map

Course Map for the St. George Marathon, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2012 | Map by the City of St. George

Spectator viewing locations

Spectator viewing locations for the St. George Marathon, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2012 | PDF by the City of St. George

Road Closures

Road closures Map for the St. George Marathon, St. George, Utah, Oct. 6, 2012 | PDF by the City of St. George

For more in depth and detailed information:

Visit the City of St. George’s St. George Marathon website.

 

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