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National Park Race Series

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Vacation Races was founded in 2012 when we launched registration for the Inaugural Zion Half Marathon. Since then, we’ve added seven more races to our calendar, each centered around a different National Park. Our goal is to put on beautiful half marathons and get people to visit and enjoy our amazing national parks. Learn about our convenient refund options, excellent military pricing, and innovative cup-free policy on each of our race websites.

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Post-Race Recovery for Runners

-by Sierra Trading Post You trained, you raced, and now you’re ready to relax. Crossing that finish line is a cause for celebration, but don’t forget to do a little body maintenance work before cutting loose with your friends… or your Netflix account. Take a look at these simple post-race recovery habits that will help you transition […]

Charity Bibs

We’re excited to roll out a new way to register for our races: Charity Bibs! With Charity Bibs, instead of paying the registration fee, you raise money for the National Park Foundation! A regular half marathon Charity Bib requires you to raise $1000 for the parks. This may seem intimidating, but we tested it out […]