Canyonlands

Canyonlands Half MarathonThe first Canyonlands Half Marathon was May 1, 1976 had just 22 finishers (one being a dog!). Thousands of runners come together every March to enjoy the scenic red rock formations and winding Colorado River that Moab has come to be known for. Canyonlands Half Marathon was named by Runners World UK, in their article "The World's Greatest Races,"  in the July 2018 issue. Add this one to your marathon bucket list!

To register for the Canyonlands Half Marathon, visit Mad Moose Events. You can get race information such as time limits and road closures on their official website.

There are five aid stations along the course that include

  • Water
  • Gatorade
  • Port-a-Potties.  

 Medical staff are stationed along the course and at the finish line.

Once you have completed the marathon (or went as far as you could go), rest easy at River Rock Inn nearby. We have luxurious pillow top mattresses, soft, fluffy pillows, and warm robes to relax in. Rooms sell out quickly so reserve your room before the event.