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Escalante Canyons Marathon

Escalante, Utah, USA | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Race Rundown

MarathonSaturday, October 13, 20187:30am
Marathon Relay | 2 pplSaturday, October 13, 20187:30am
Half MarathonSaturday, October 13, 20189:00am
Half Marathon Relay | 2 pplSaturday, October 13, 20189:00am

 

A race offering wildly scenic vistas across a landscape of unmatched ruggedness, a course with dramatic topography, pristine air, and a profound sense of serenity.

 

Race Perks
Boston Qualifier

Why We Love It

Escalante is located along Route 12, Utah's scenic byway that includes parks, outlooks, trailheads and museums. Known for its rugged canyons, sandstone cliffs and majestic mountains, it is a mecca for outdoor adventure.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Peekaboo and Spooky Gulch

Two canyon slots that require some rock scrambling inside Bryce Canyon.

Hole-In-The-Rock Heritage Center

An informational outdoor plaza with murals, panels, and a museum depicting the story of the Mormon pioneers.

Grand Staircase National Monument

3,000 square miles of beautiful and scenic waterfalls, arches, canyons, and trails located in Bryce Canyon. Activities: drive, hike.

Escalante Petrified Forest State Park

Different from the surrounding canyon views, this park features a trail and lake with views of petrified wood pieces. Activities: boat, camp, canoe/kayak, fish, hike, picnic.

Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area

A 126-ft (38 m) falls alongside sandstone cliffs with Native Indian petroglyphs and a 6-mile (9.6 km) hike. Activities: camp, hike.

Average Temperature

High - 68°F (20°C) Low - 36°F (2°C)

Transportation

Airport

St. George Municipal Airport (SGU)
190 mi (306 km) from Escalante

Train

None

Accommodations

Canyons Bed and Breakfast0.2 mi (0.3 km) from race shuttle
Canyons of Escalante RV Cabin Park0.4 mi (0.6 km) from race shuttle
Cowboy Country InnAcross the street from race shuttle
Escalante's Grand Staircase B&B Inn0.3 mi (0.5 km) from race shuttle
Rainbow Country Bed and Breakfast0.9 mi (1.4 km) from race shuttle