Overall Rating
Overall Rating (4 Reviews)
4
(4 Ratings)(4 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
2.8
SCENERY
4.5
PRODUCTION
3.5
SWAG
3.8
The Snow Canyon Half Marathon features a beautiful route through the scenic landscape of Snow Canyon State Park. The course is USATF certified primarily downhill, super fast and challenging! It is one of the most breathtaking courses St. George has to offer! 5K runners will start at Snow Canyon High … MORE
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    s34nvideos REPEAT RUNNER '19

    City of St. George Cancelled our event: The Snow Canyon Half Marathon with 3.5 days to go. We had already booked: hotels, sitters and taken time off work. We lost … MORE

    City of St. George Cancelled our event: The Snow Canyon Half Marathon with 3.5 days to go. We had already booked: hotels, sitters and taken time off work. We lost over $300 and a lot of time also.

    In their announcement: They didn’t apologize to all the athletes, they didn’t apologize to anybody in fact.

    WHY on earth would you host events in the first place DURING a pandemlc IF you cannot safely control them? It makes me feel like I wasn’t safe in the first place if spread is a concern.

    So by cancelling, I guess they are HOPING that 2500 entrants won’t stay in their un-refundable hotels and take to the city instead. Right? You’re literally banking on people losing out and not staying there anyway!

    Except your race company is hosting an in-person packet pickup ANYWAY! And it’s also too late for people to cancel. What a total joke!!!

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    1
    SCENERY
    3
    SWAG
    2

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    kenspruell FIRST-TIMER '19

    St. George Races (www.sgcity.org/sportsandrecreation/races) does a great job putting on this point to point race, finishing on one of the town's high school tracks. 1. It is a very FAST … MORE

    St. George Races (www.sgcity.org/sportsandrecreation/races) does a great job putting on this point to point race, finishing on one of the town’s high school tracks.
    1. It is a very FAST course, mostly downhill with some rollers the final three miles. Ideal if you want a PR or to just burn up the quads with some downhill running
    2. Running through Snow Canyon State Park is worth the price of admission on its own. An amazingly beautiful spot and you get to run right down through the park and canyon.
    3. Logistics of getting all the runners via bus to the starting line takes some time. Once you arrive at the start line there is an hour to hour and a half wait so worth layering with warm clothes (it was ~37 degrees Fahrenheit our race morning and can sometimes be windy up there) and then making use of the bag drop.
    4. A big, gorgeous medal awaits you at the finish.

    DIFFICULTY
    1
    PRODUCTION
    4
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    4

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    alaskey REPEAT RUNNER '19

    If you're a 50 stater or looking for a beautiful, warm (but not hot, perfect temps, warming by finish) to run in November, this is the race to run. This … MORE

    If you’re a 50 stater or looking for a beautiful, warm (but not hot, perfect temps, warming by finish) to run in November, this is the race to run. This was my 3rd time, I’ve PR’d here once, got a second best time here and debuted my 16y daughter at one. This is amazing. You go to the top of the canyon in the dark and watch the sun come up and light the volcanic park beautifully. The first 2-3 miles feel flat but are net downhill, then the canyon really starts. Blazing fast downhills through the petrified sand dunes and volcanic fields. The sun lights the red rock in a stunning way. You tear through the park, temps are cool to cold but you’re fine as you are running. At mile 8 you come out of the canyon and the real work starts. It’s neighborhood running on flat bike trail or street with rollers for a solid 5 miles with some steep but short uphill climbs. Hold on and you can still PR. You finish on the high school track with all your family waiting. Chocolate milk and huge muffins at the finish. Got a finisher’s hat and a huge metal. Gu on the course which is nice. Age group awards are incredible. Huge piece of pottery (decreasing size for 1st, 2nd, 3rd), gift card for shoes at local running store, some other swag. Expo isn’t big so you can be quick. Fly into Vegas and drive 2ish hours, fly into SLC and drive 4.5h or fly from SLC for $200 round trip. Lots of places to stay. LOVE this race. Will run over and over again!!

    DIFFICULTY
    4
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    5

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    davethe10r REPEAT RUNNER '18

    This fast downhill half goes through the gorgeous Snow Canyon State Park outside Santa Clara, UT (near St. George). Miles 4-7 are FAST! The total drop over the 13.1 mile … MORE

    This fast downhill half goes through the gorgeous Snow Canyon State Park outside Santa Clara, UT (near St. George). Miles 4-7 are FAST! The total drop over the 13.1 mile course is over 1,800 feet, with only about 175 feet of total climb. Save a little strength for the mile rolling hills at the end. Overall, this should be on everyone’s half marathon bucket list.

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    4
    SCENERY
    5
    SWAG
    4
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