Vacation Races

National Park Half Marathons, Ultra Marathons, & Trail Running Festivals

The world is amazingly beautiful.
discover its hidden corners.

We host meticulously organized half marathons, ultra marathons, & trail running festivals at the world's most breathtaking destinations.

Come. Not to achieve your personal best time,
but to have the best time of your life.

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Raving Fans

Most difficult thing I've done

Easily the most difficult thing I've done in life. First Hundo in the bag!

Matt Cowgill

Great and beautiful race.

Sherry Postel
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

I would love to do this one again.

Dinora Gonzalez
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Great event!

I just wanted to extend a THANK YOU on behalf of myself and my 2 friends (who I dragged along to run the 50 miler) for putting on a great event! Please pass this message along to as many of the squad / volunteers possible for making the race so well run.

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Grand Canyon Ultra Runner

Amazing race!

Would love to run this amazing race again!

Amanda L.
Glacier Half Marathon Runner

Always love Lake Powell, one of my favorite Vacation Races!!!

Chuck Coats
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Love everything about you

Love everything about you guys & need to run more with you in 2018! The locations, medals, support, merchandise - pretty unparalleled. When runners have so many choices, @VacationRaces stands apart.

Vacation Races Runner

Had an amazing time

We had an amazing time. Thank you!

Deb Hamberlin
Bryce Canyon Ultras Runner

From the Blog

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