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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

Thanks, Vacation Races, for an awesome race. If you can lose the brief deluge at the start, you'll have a perfect race!

Doug Calton
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

Great Event

Thanks for putting on such a great event! Also a huge shout out to all the volunteers, and the folks cheering us crazy people on!

Katrina Morrow
Bryce Canyon Ultras Runner

This was an awesome race and the area is beautiful. Highly recommend.

Jared Macarin
Mt. Rushmore Half Marathon runner

Yup...DO IT!!! Best race experience I've ever had.

Barb Wilkins
Antelope Canyon Ultras Runner

Had an amazing time

We had an amazing time. Thank you!

Deb Hamberlin
Bryce Canyon Ultras Runner

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

Elisha Crutchfield Kehl
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

I loved this Race!

You are always the most organized and well put together, #1 in that category. The Course was challenging and amazing and I loved the route! When you said it was reverse of last year, I was so glad I did it this year because the views were to die for. Loved it more than Glacier, Teton, Zion, West, and when I heard it was more challenging than Glacier I won't lie, I was scared! But in the end another Love, I will do it again. ❤ Your races are my favorite!

Anna Russell Struhs

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