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Vacation Races

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

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Raving Fans

I love Vacation Races

Yes!!! I'm going [to Yosemite] in 2018 and I am super excited, but first Grand Canyon Half Marathon, Lake Powell Half marathon, Zion Half marathon... :) I love Vacation Races races...can you tell? ;)

Danuta Piatek

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

Rebecca Barr
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

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

Kyle W.
Vacation Racer

I was recently featured on the Boldly Went podcast sharing the story of running my first 100-miler at Bryce (mine is the second story). I look forward to returning to Bryce for a do-over, but I also wouldn't change my first experience for anything. Thanks!

Ellen Bayer
Bryce Ultras 100 Participant

Amazing race!

Would love to run this amazing race again!

Amanda L.
Glacier Half Marathon Runner

Great race... few more hills than I expected, but after the "shower" around 6am everything else was awesome. Thanks!

Danuta Piatek
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

I can't wait!!!!

Made it to the Tetons in '16 with college teammates, the Smokies this year with other college teammates. And plan on Glacier (and Smokies) in '18 and Zion in '19! I can't wait!!!!

Janelle H.
Teton & Smokies Runner

Awesome race!!! I couldn’t believe that I PR :) :) :) Knocked down 2:05 and finished in 2:02:19 :) :) :)

Danuta Piatek
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner