National Park Half Marathons

Life's too short to waste too many weekends at crowded races in dirty cities with cups all over the ground and smog in the air. Since we launched in 2012 over 40,000 people have joined us at some of the world's most serene locations to run, explore, and make lasting memories. 

Zion Half Marathon

Yosemite Half Marathon

Grand Teton Half Marathon & 5K

Yellowstone Half Marathon & 5K

Grand Canyon Half Marathon

Glacier Half Marathon

Rocky Mountain Half Marathon & 5K

Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon & 5K

Mount Rushmore Half Marathon

Lake Powell Half Marathon

Joshua Tree Half Marathon

Antelope Canyon Half Marathon Trail Run

Zion Half Marathon Trail Run

Bryce Canyon Half Marathon Trail Run

Not sure you're ready to run a half marathon? Custom training plans are available for each half marathon in the series. These training plans (available on iPhone and Android and email) will help you get in shape and be prepared for each unique course. 

Looking for a trail race? You'll love Trailfest, a 3-day festival celebrating nature, friends, and trail running!

Looking for a bigger challenge? Check out our Ultra Marathons series with distances of 100 miles, 100K, 50 miles, 50K, and some trail half marathons.

Ran it the past two years. Love it! Waiting to sign up again, this time with my kiddos running it too!

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Lou Swartz
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Fun times & great course...Our very first VR

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Geri Mae Howard
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

Can confirm, as a 2016 finisher of the Caldera Triple. Lifechanging great experience. See you in 2019 at Zion and Glacier! <3

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Casey J.
Yellowstone & Grand Teton Runner

Beautifully challenging course

Fun race, beautifully challenging course on an ideal day for running. The finish area on the East Glacier Hotel lawn was great. Well done to all organizers and volunteers.

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Kerry Green
Glacier Half Marathon Runner

I would love to do this one again.

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Dinora Gonzalez
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

I would love to do this race again

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Danuta Piatek
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

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

Loved, loved, loved this half marathon!!! The scenery was absolutely beautiful!!! The elevation picture really had me worried but the hills were nothing, which allowed me to enjoy the scenery even more. This race was organized amazingly well, definitely not their first rodeo!! Thank you so very much vacation races for giving me this opportunity to run in the Smokey’s!!!! Great memories for a lifetime!!!

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Christel Hughes
Great Smoky Mountains Half Marathon Runner

This race is awesome.

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Traci Poulson
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner
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