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

Y'all weren't lying when you said "challenging course" was almost my first DNF! Support from fellow runners and volunteers saw me to the finish though. Keep doing what you guys do, these races will always be a favorite of mine.

Rachel Davis
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

Absolutely amazing!

Trailfest was absolutely amazing! Very well organized and so much fun! Thank you everyone who helped put this event together!

Staci Geiselman
Trailfest Participant

I’ve run two of their races and they were both great experiences. Well organized and breathtakingly beautiful settings.

Kyle W.
Vacation Racer

I loved the course, thank you to all the great volunteers out there!

Rorie Linford Boss
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Pouring rain before the start everyone gathered under anything we could find lol great sportsmanship from all participants. Very well organized even being a first race, like the sip cup great way recycling method. Wonderful people organizing and vendors giving great information. Can't wait to get my 4th place age group award. Thanks Vacation Races see you again for a fun race.

Diane Bolton
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

It was a great race! I would really recommend this one!

Rebecca Barr
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

This was my 1st Half Marathon and I had a blast it was beautiful! Thanks for hosting a great race!

Tammy Humble Colby
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Best adventure ever!

Margaret Metzger
Trailfest Participant

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