Enjoy a fast, scenic course through the woods outside of Yosemite National Park!

The Yosemite Half Marathon sells out quickly every year! Get your name on the reminder list so you don't miss out. See you there!

The Course

The first 5 miles of our course will start on Fire Rd and is on a rough terrain trail. There is no steep uphill or downhill here, but it’s not exactly flat either. The last 8.1 miles are identical to our inaugural course. Miles 6-10 are a fast downhill descent on a beautiful paved road. Then after crossing RD-274 (Malum Ridge Rd) you will turn right on N Shore Road. You will run on N Shore Road around Bass Lake until about mile 12.25. From there you will take a left on S Shore Rd. The race will finish at Recreation Point.

Check out this time lapse video for a rough idea of what the course will look like.

The courses are always incredible

Have done Rocky Mtn twice and Yosemite once and can second that you guys are great. So much easier to deal with than a certain Mouse controlled race series and the courses are always incredible. Looking forward to Teton in June!

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Big Fat Bug Face Baby-Eating O'Brien
Yosemite & Rocky Mtn. Runner

Training

We are pleased to share a FREE half marathon training program customized for this course to help you prepare. We've teamed up with Active at Altitude as the Official Training Partner to offer 2 levels of training: 

  • Beginner program (16 weeks)
  • Intermediate program (12 weeks)

These programs are free and are sent via e-newsletter every 4 weeks. 

Don't Miss a Deadline

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Area Map

Get oriented with Bass Lake, Oakhurst, Yosemite National Park, and the surrounding area where the race will take place.


Race Day

2019 race day details coming soon.


Club Hikes

To help you make the most out of your visit to Yosemite National Park, we've put together some recommended "Club Hikes". Do these with 72 hours after the race and you can earn free Vacation Races memorabilia. 

Yosemite Falls

Nevada Falls

Half Dome

Clouds


Race Pricing

When can I sign up for the next one??? :D

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Cristal Porter
Yosemite Half Marathon Runner

Yosemite Half Marathon

May 12th, 2018

  • Yosemite Half Race Entry
  • Race Shirt
  • Race Bib
  • Free Hydrapouch (if requested)
  • Finisher Medal

Registration Periods

Early Bird: July 21 – Sep. 24, 2017
Regular: Sep. 25, 2017 – Feb. 11, 2018
Late: Feb. 12 – May 11, 2018

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