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2017 ESCALANTE CANYONS MARATHON and HALF-MARATHON SET FOR OCTOBER 14! REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON!
“This is the most
brutal — beautiful! — marathon you’ll ever run.” – Rich Webb, past marathon participant and 2016 10-miler participant
“I loved the small community of runners who gathered in a sparsely populated area to run one of the most beautiful roads in the country!”
-Heather Parke Zamora, 2014 participant
“This race was breathtaking — the views and inclines, whew! The volunteers were entirely too kind. Every runner was awesome.”
-Kelsey Lynett, 2014 Participant
MARATHON COURSE – USA Track & field certified
Come and experience a race like no other. The Escalante Canyons Marathon offers wildly scenic vistas across country of unmatched ruggedness, a course with dramatic inclines, pristine air, and a sense of serenity like nowhere else.
The marathon follows Utah’s All-American Scenic Highway 12. This road has been called one of the world’s most beautiful highways. The race starts in Boulder, Utah, and ends in Escalante. You will experience canyons lined with majestic sandstone cliffs, the famous Hog’s Back ridge, and the spectacular Calf Creek Canyons. After crossing the Escalante River, you’ll climb through rich red rocks that lead to… -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 a short uphill start, the course runs mostly downhill with views of the stalwart 50-Mile mountain and… -click here for more information