Overall Rating
Overall Rating (140 Reviews)
4.7
(140 Ratings)(140 Reviews)
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2.9
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4.8
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4.4
SWAG
4.6
The Grand Teton Half Marathon & 5K features possibly Vacation Races’ prettiest course ever….you’ll run a flat, paved road over the Snake River and through scenic pastures. A peaceful, well-packed dirt road in the final miles leading up to a stunning reveal of the Grand Teton mountain range and a … MORE
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    2pugdogmom FIRST-TIMER '21

    Great 5K starter to the Tetons Half weekend. Course runs along road and then a greenway. It's a good way to get the legs loose for the half marathon the … MORE

    Great 5K starter to the Tetons Half weekend. Course runs along road and then a greenway. It’s a good way to get the legs loose for the half marathon the next day. A few hickups on this one in the start/finish but VR organizers are the best at seeing their errors, learning from them, and not repeating them. They are the best!

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    LucieK REPEAT RUNNER '21

    have had such a wonderful experience. The race was very well organized. Overall just an amazing race, spectacular views, great route. Highly recommended this race or any Vaction Races race. … MORE

    have had such a wonderful experience. The race was very well organized. Overall just an amazing race, spectacular views, great route. Highly recommended this race or any Vaction Races race. I can not wait for my next one;)

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    Grammarathon FIRST-TIMER '21

    Well organized, early start. Fantastic finish and scenery like no other. My favorite race location net to Big Sur. The course itself is not challenging but the altitude is, so … MORE

    Well organized, early start. Fantastic finish and scenery like no other. My favorite race location net to Big Sur. The course itself is not challenging but the altitude is, so it’s a great blend.

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    jaredahalvorson FIRST-TIMER '21

    The miles flew right by because the scenery was so distracting! Very little uphill, perfect for a first time half marathoner. VR does a great job managing races MORE

    The miles flew right by because the scenery was so distracting! Very little uphill, perfect for a first time half marathoner. VR does a great job managing races

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    ginger FIRST-TIMER '21

    What a great community to be a part of. Our family of 6 signed up to run both 5Ks in the Tetons and Yellowstone. It was burning up in the … MORE

    What a great community to be a part of. Our family of 6 signed up to run both 5Ks in the Tetons and Yellowstone. It was burning up in the Tetons but a lot of fun. The yellowstone 5K weather was perfect.

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    rundirun REPEAT RUNNER '21

    This was my first vacation races event and they do not disappoint. We volunteered on Friday with set up for the expo which was fun and gave an inside view … MORE

    This was my first vacation races event and they do not disappoint. We volunteered on Friday with set up for the expo which was fun and gave an inside view to how absolutely friendly, nice and knowledgeable the entire team is at VR. Race day temps were higher than I anticipated and the heat intensified the altitude struggle. So, if you’re looking for a PR opp and you don’t train in altitude it might be best to keep looking. However, if you want a great course with amazing views (distractions) you’ll be tickled to run this one.

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    2pugdogmom REPEAT RUNNER '21

    The views in this race are absolutely stunning. I had a hard time with the altitude but loved the views. I stopped and took pictures several times along the route. … MORE

    The views in this race are absolutely stunning. I had a hard time with the altitude but loved the views. I stopped and took pictures several times along the route. You see the Tetons the whole route and the finish line is breathtaking. It’s worth the race just for the finish line. Vacation Races does an excellent job of communicating what to expect and helping you. You should do this race for sure!

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    mamadevon REPEAT RUNNER '21

    Hands down my favorite race I've ever done! Vacation Races put on amazing events but the scenery at this one is mind blowing! Only reason I rated the course with … MORE

    Hands down my favorite race I’ve ever done! Vacation Races put on amazing events but the scenery at this one is mind blowing! Only reason I rated the course with 3 shoes was the alititude. My friends struggled with that. Somehow I got a PR though so that also helped move this one to the top of my list. Seriously, Vacation Races are the best races in the US. Don’t miss out on doing one and this one is the BEST!

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    stephiebear05 FIRST-TIMER '21

    This is a fantastic first half course! The gorgeous scenery distracts from the lack of air due to altitude LOL! Seriously though, those views! Omg! This is a nice easy … MORE

    This is a fantastic first half course! The gorgeous scenery distracts from the lack of air due to altitude LOL! Seriously though, those views! Omg! This is a nice easy course with unbeatable views. Vacation Races put on an awesome event! Would highly recommend and totally due again! Best first half!

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    sandcolleen REPEAT RUNNER '21

    The course is great and you get to look at the Tetons the entire race. Vacation Races are my favorite races to do. I really enjoyed being able to start … MORE

    The course is great and you get to look at the Tetons the entire race. Vacation Races are my favorite races to do. I really enjoyed being able to start first as a walker and get finished before it got to hot.

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    Grammarathon FIRST-TIMER '21

    running a flat course at high altitude was a nice break for sea level folks. I can't get over the fabulous mountain view! Great for your race vacation. Take some … MORE

    running a flat course at high altitude was a nice break for sea level folks. I can’t get over the fabulous mountain view! Great for your race vacation. Take some time to hike around the beautiful lakes, see the fantasic wildlife, take a float tour down the snake River, enjoy the cool, contemporary town of Jackson Hole and it’s great restaraunts and ski villages…bike the bike paths and take in the amazing scenery…Spend at least a week if you can or you’ll be so sorry.

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    PNWMedic REPEAT RUNNER '21

    Absolutely stunning views!! Strong support all along the course. Vacation Races is incredible no matter if you are a walker, first time half marathoner, middle of the pack, or leading … MORE

    Absolutely stunning views!!
    Strong support all along the course.
    Vacation Races is incredible no matter if you are a walker, first time half marathoner, middle of the pack, or leading the way.

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    gwoodjim REPEAT RUNNER '21

    I enjoy vacation races but they eschewed all COVID protocols, even creating mass congregation with no social distancing nor masks. Other than that ok but completely mismanaged. MORE

    I enjoy vacation races but they eschewed all COVID protocols, even creating mass congregation with no social distancing nor masks. Other than that ok but completely mismanaged.

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    doryblue2 FIRST-TIMER '21

    This race was very well organized all the way from registration through the finish line. The run offered pretty views of the Tetons throughout and the finish line at the … MORE

    This race was very well organized all the way from registration through the finish line. The run offered pretty views of the Tetons throughout and the finish line at the golf course was beautiful. Medal and snacks at the end are well worth the 13.1 miles. Volunteers at the aid stations were very supportive and the stations were placed in good locations at every 2 miles. Having no cups was different to me, but an easy thing to get used to. The shuttles at the end were a bit confusing, but a really minor thing as the rest of the race day was fantastic. I’d love to run this race again as everyone was very friendly and you can’t beat the views.

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    NMZip FIRST-TIMER '21

    This was my 37th half marathon and my 34th state and it was, without question, the most beautiful course I've run. For the first time ever I stopped to take … MORE

    This was my 37th half marathon and my 34th state and it was, without question, the most beautiful course I’ve run. For the first time ever I stopped to take pictures. There were just so many incredible views, it felt like a dream.

    This was my first Vacation Race and I was just so impressed with their organization and their communication. They over communicate and it’s wonderful.

    Do this race. You won’t regret it.

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    CDB12 FIRST-TIMER '21

    5K - Beautiful! Course was well marked and around the lake was amazing! Half - Also, beautiful! At times the course narrowed and was along the side of the road … MORE

    5K – Beautiful! Course was well marked and around the lake was amazing!
    Half – Also, beautiful! At times the course narrowed and was along the side of the road with live traffic but I never felt in danger.

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    CDB12 FIRST-TIMER '21

    The 5K was beautiful. Running / walking in the Tetons is like a dream. Path to Wilson and around the lake was flat and at no time did you feel … MORE

    The 5K was beautiful. Running / walking in the Tetons is like a dream. Path to Wilson and around the lake was flat and at no time did you feel like it was a struggle.

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    WTXRunner FIRST-TIMER '21

    After package pick up, race execution went very smooth. Somewhat easy course with good views, enjoyed it. I thoroughly appreciated Vacation Races' post-race critique of their performance. Tells you they … MORE

    After package pick up, race execution went very smooth. Somewhat easy course with good views, enjoyed it. I thoroughly appreciated Vacation Races’ post-race critique of their performance. Tells you they are not satisfied with less than a perfect execution. From race info emails through execution, one of the best. Thx!

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    danielmartin FIRST-TIMER '21

    Well organized and was the perfect firt time half marathon. Lots of motivation from organizers and fellow runners. If you are considering a half I'll tell you "You got this"! MORE

    Well organized and was the perfect firt time half marathon. Lots of motivation from organizers and fellow runners. If you are considering a half I’ll tell you “You got this”!

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    janeenb70 FIRST-TIMER '21

    I would recommend this race to everyone. Event was well-organized and ran efficiently, road course was well-marked with gorgeous views of the Teton range throughout, beautiful medals, great race shirt, … MORE

    I would recommend this race to everyone. Event was well-organized and ran efficiently, road course was well-marked with gorgeous views of the Teton range throughout, beautiful medals, great race shirt, boxes of snacks and chocolate milk at the finish. It is walker-friendly, and the Explorer Challenges give you a chance to experience activities in and around the park to earn more swag.

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