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Salt Lake City Marathon

Salt Lake City Marathon

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA | TBD

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Why We Love It

Salt Lake City, the capital of Utah, is a bicycle-friendly valley surrounded by the Wasatch and Oquirrh (pronounced 'oaker') Mountain ranges. It is home to outdoor winter recreation, the annual Sundance festival, year-round farmers markets, art galleries, Fry Sauce, and free downtown wifi. As the headquarters of the Latter Day Saints church, most businesses are closed on Sunday.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Temple Square

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Utah, a 10-acre complex which serves as the headquarters for the LDS Church and includes notable attractions such as the Joseph Smith Memorial Building and the Salt Lake City Temple.

Main Street

A downtown area with several bars and spots for nightlife.

Great Salt Lake

A popular and highly salty lake home to a marina, islands, recreational activity and is known to have a particular smell. You have been warned! Activities: boat, bike, canoe/kayak, hike, swim.

Fort Douglas Military Museum

A military museum with a mission to preserve the Fort and its impact on Utah through exhibits and artifacts.

Big Cottonwood Canyon

A 15-mile (24 km) canyon popular for its trails and scenic drive. Activities: bike, camp, climb, drive, fish, hike, walk/run.

Average Temperature

High - 61°F (16°C) Low - 43°F (6°C)

Transportation

Airport

Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC)
8 mi (13 km) from downtown

Train

Amtrak Salt Lake City (SLC)
Located downtown

Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn SLC Downtown3.8 mi (6.1 km) to start
0.9 mi (1.5 km) from finish
Hyatt Place SLC Downtown3.8 mi (6.1 km) to start
1.7 mi (2.7 km) from finish
Inn on the Hill Bed and Breakfast3.2 mi (5.1 km) to start
1.1 mi (1.8 km) from finish
Marriott Salt Lake City Center2.9 mi (4.7 km) to start
0.5 mi (0.8 km) from finish
Residence Inn SLC Downtown3.5 mi (5.6 km) to start
1.0 mi (1.6 km) from finish
SpringHill Suites SLC Downtown3.9 mi (6.3 km) to start
1.0 mi (1.6 km) from finish
The Grand America Hotel3.3 mi (5.3 km) to start
0.4 mi (0.6 km) from finish