The Southern Utah Half Marathon is a beautiful route starting at Highland Park in Washington,UT offering amazing views of the sun rising over Zion National Park in the distance. The race will proceed quickly downhill through City of Washington to the scenic Virgin River Trail. This paved trail offers a gradual decline grade for the remaining 9 miles of the race.
Starting Line: The starting line will be at the top of Highland Pkwy, about 200 yards above the homes on Crown King Ave. There will also be portable potties and pre-race refreshments staged in the parking area on the North end of the park.
Race participants will be bused from the finish line at Bloomington Park, St. George to the starting line at Highland Park, Washington . Bus drop off and turn around will take place where Highland Pkwy meets Crown King Ave right next to the lower parking area at Highland Park.
FINISH LINE: The race will finish at the Bloomington Park in St. George. As runners come across the Man of War bridge they will take an immediate left onto the dirt, run around the outside of the ball fields and will end on the grass next to the ball fields. There will be an aid station and runner finish area next to the finish line with refreshments and bathrooms.