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Vacation Races

National Park half marathons, ultra marathons,
trail running festivals, and trail running adventures.

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

Another AWESOME race experience!

On behalf of the Half Twisted Runners I want to thank Vacation Races for another AWESOME race experience. Time and time again you deliver a high quality and well organized event. Although the cousre change made it a bit more challenging, the views wre much better than last years race. You all should be very proud of this event and I look forward to coming back next year......You guys ROCK!!!!

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Eric Sorenson

Great race at beautiful place...and I love my medal

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Danuta Piatek
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

Super excited!

Super excited to run the trails of Nor Cal! Did the grand circle trailfest and looking forward to this new adventure!

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Jill Hansen
Trailfest Participant

Already have my 2019 and 2020 races picked out! :-)

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Rachelle Y.
Vacation Racer

Love Vacation Races!! You guys are the best!! You handle your business best to your ability!! You even address issues that have gone wrong. I have nothing but good things to say about your organization, especially whenever I come across someone who is doing one of your races for the 1st time. โคโคโค

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Annabelle S.
Vacation Racer

Most difficult thing I've done

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

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Matt Cowgill

Looking forward to my adventure

Looking forward to my adventure with you guys next year ๐Ÿ˜๐ŸŽ‰

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Helayne Heidenreich Lehman

Beautiful race and well organized

This was a beautiful race and well organized! Thanks :D

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Jadi Hansel
Yosemite Half Marathon Runner

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