Updates

ECM RACE UPDATES Please check the Race Info page for full race information! RACE DAY FORECAST: Sunny and breezy with lows around 40ᵒ F and highs around 70ᵒ F. Sunrise is at 7:30, with a full moon on race day! RACE PACKET PICKUP FOR MARATHONERS AND HALF MARATHONERS:...

Food

As noted before, this year’s ECM races are being run in conjunction with a new event,  Escalante Heritage Days.  Because of this, the pre-race dinner will be more along the lines of typical southern Utah fare than the traditional pasta dinner. That said, I...

ESCALANTE CANYONS WEATHER FORECAST

Today we’re in the middle of a cool, rainy spell in the Escalante Canyons, and the clouds are hanging low over the Boulder Mountains and the Grand Staircase cliffs.  This is welcome, because we’ve had such a dry year here.  But importantly for...

UPDATE ON PACKET PICKUP AND PRE-RACE DINNER

A week out, I know from personal experience that this is when you want to firmly confirm the details on packet pickup and race logistics.  I’ve updated the Race Info page, but to focus on packet pickup … This year, you can pick up your race packets – which...

ESCALANTE HERITAGE DAYS

We are honored to report that this year we’re holding the Escalante Canyons Marathon races in concert with the inaugural Escalante Heritage Days.  What this means for our runners and families and friends is that the pre-race dinner and registration will be...

FALLING FORWARD

With October 13 and the Escalante Canyons races approaching, we join our runners in anticipation of a wonderful event.  Forging ahead, though, I want to share an experience we had in the aftermath of last year’s Escalante Canyons Marathon.  As always, race...