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Raving Fans

This race is awesome.

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Traci Poulson
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

I have been in an athlete and race coordinator for a lot of years! I was super impressed with the organization and flawlessness of this race. And special Kudos to your staff and volunteers - so helpful, supportive, and kind! I currently work for the Huntsman World Senior Games and LOVED your recycle bins - could you share with me where you get them? Thanks for an amazing day and a Race so Well Done!

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Michelle Graves
Zion 50K Runner

Wonderful Race. I was able to break my PR in 2017.

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Jose A. Flores
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

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? ;)

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Danuta Piatek
Superfan

Can't wait to race it again with the Sole Sisters!

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Tammy Humble Colby
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Best put together race ever!...Definitely running Lake Powell Half Marathon 2018.. Team Don't Worry 'Bout it!

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Anita Gonzales Stika
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Beautiful and Well-organized!

Everything about this race was fantastic! From signing up to crossing the finish line, everything was smooth, organized, and well done. I originally signed up for the 2018 Mount Rushmore Half, but a work conflict made that impossible, so the wonderful people at Vacation Races let me defer to this year. (Thank you!!!) The race info emailed out the week before the race included EVERYTHING I needed to know, which was incredibly helpful for planning the trip from CO to SD.As for the course, the first 7-ish miles are really difficult, but the views are stunning and the aid stations are spaced out well. (Also, I was 21 weeks pregnant during this race- thank you for having porta potties at every aid station! πŸ™‚ Much appreciated! haha)The finish in Keystone was great, volunteers were awesome, and the post race snack box was the best (so many gluten free snacks!) I’ve ever gotten. Truly, I loved everything about this race. I mean, even the version of the National Anthem played before the race was amazing. I will definitely be signing up for another Vacation Races event! Can’t recommend enough!!

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Katie Jones

You all did a fantastic job putting this race on! Thank you!

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Elisha Crutchfield Kehl
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

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