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.

Organization and Amenities were Fantastic

Thank YOU for an incredible race! The scenery was beautiful and I personally feel that the organization and amenities were fantastic. Great job, I'm already looking forward to next year!

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Trevor C.
Grand Teton Half 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'll be back at Zion 2020 for my 50th bday!

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Eli N.
Zion Half Marathon Runner

It was amazing!! Thanks!

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Erin Cornwall
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

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.

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Diane Bolton
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

This was the hardest and most rewarding race I have done in my entire life. It felt like we were running in the clouds. I literally felt my mother presence when I got to the top of the mountain and shed a tear. Thank you for putting on an amazing race. We will be back next year for sure.

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Anthony Guajardo
Glacier Half Marathon Runner

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

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Danuta Piatek
Shenandoah Half Marathon Runner

loved this race

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Christopher Dumais
Lake Powell Half Marathon Runner

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