SOUTHERN UTAH – With its majestic scenery and friendly climate, open land and gracious communities, Southern Utah offers many races, runs and walks throughout the year. These include everything from easy walks and kids’ tromps, 5Ks, 10Ks and marathons to triathlons. Some are fiercely competitive; others casual, colorful and some are even muddy and dirty. Utah’s Dixie is prime ground for an endorphine charge and great fun to visit, participate, spectate and volunteer.
Following is the STGnews RUNdown, a calendar of running-related events upcoming throughout the year and beyond. This listing is updated regularly – bookmark it, pin it, refresh it, visit it.
June 13 | Fire Hose Frenzy | 3.1 miles | $20 | St. George
July 4| Uncle Sam 5K| 3.1 miles| $25| St. George
July 4| Mas50| 50 miles| Prices vary | Moab
July 11| Bryce Canyon Half Marathon| 13.1 miles| Price varies by registration date| Bryce Canyon City
Aug. 1 | Parowan City Half Marathon | 13.1 miles | $35 | Parowan
Aug. 22 | Kanab’s Little Hollywood Half Marathon | 13.1 miles | Prices vary | Kanab
Sept. 12 | Cedar City Half Marathon and 5K | 13.1 miles, 3.1 miles | Price varies by registration date | Cedar City
Sept. 20-26| Grand to Grand Ultra| 173 mile stage race| $3,200| Grand Canyon to Grand Staircase
Oct. 3| St. George Marathon| 26.2 miles| $90| St. George
Oct. 17| Trick or Tri Triathlon| Distances vary| Prices vary| St. George
Oct. 24| Save a Sister 10K, 5K and 1 mile| 6.2 miles, 3.1 miles, 1 mile| Prices vary| St. George
Nov. 7| Snow Canyon Half Marathon, 5K and Move it! Kids race| 13.1 miles, 3.1 miles, kid distances| Prices vary| Snow Canyon State Park
Nov. 14| Butch Cassidy 10K and 5K| 6.2 miles, 3.1 miles| Prices vary| Springdale
Nov. 21 | Valley of Fire Half Marathon 10K and 5K | 13.1 miles, 6.2 miles, 3.1 miles | Prices vary | Valley of Fire State Park
Dec. 5 | Tri-States Relay | 50 miles | Prices vary | Veyo
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