OCTOBER 11, 2014
A USA TRACK & FIELD CERTIFIED
Come and experience a race like no other. The 3rd Annual Escalante Canyons Marathon offers wildly scenic vistas, dramatic inclines, unmatched ruggedness, and a sense of serenity like nowhere else. Come and experience a breath of fresh air at the Escalante Canyons Marathon.
The marathon follows Utah’s All-American Scenic Highway 12. This road has been called one of the worlds most beautiful highways. It starts in Boulder, Utah and follows Scenic Highway 12. You will experience canyons lined with majestic sandstone cliffs, the famous Hog’s Back ravine, and the spectacular Calf Creek Canyons. After crossing the Escalante River, you climb through the rich red rocks that lead to an unparalleled scenic vista atop what is known as the Head of the Rocks. From here you experience a gradual decent into the lush farm-filled valley of Escalante. -click here for more information
This race starts at the Head of the Rocks Scenic Overlook on Scenic Byway 12 and ends in Escalante, Utah. After an short uphill start, the course runs mostly downhill with views of the stalwart 50 mile mountain and the Aquarius Plateau. -click here for more information