This 13.1 mile closed-canyon course is one of the nation's fastest as runners decend from 8,408 feet in elevation (Lat-Long: 37.594145 N, -112.912180 W). to 5,600 feet at the finish line in Cedar City near the Bicentennial Soccer Fields.
Bus loading will be at Bicentennial Park, next to the finish line by the soccer fields, and will take the runners up Cedar Canyon to the Start Line near Woods Ranch.
Clothing Bag Pickup will be near the finish line by the refreshments and award stand areas.
Coal Creek Trail Run presented by Intermountain Cedar City Hospital: is a new addition to the Cedar City Half Marathon race day. We have formally retired the 5K and have introduced the Coal Creek Trail Run (about 3 miles). This race will start on Coal Creek Trail at the mouth of Cedar Canyon and end at the half marathon's finish line at Bicentennial Soccer Complex. Adults and children of all ages (including babies) are invited to attend this run. (Strollers will be allowed). Please note: no medals will be given to those who participate in the Trail Run event.
Please note: You must register before July 31, to be guaranteed your shirt size (Men's sizes especially). Shirts sizes this year for the short sleeve shirt for men and women run true to most sizes.
Coal Creek Trail Run
There will be aid stations spaced out at 2 mile intervals: #1 at 2.5 mile mark, #2 at 4.1, #3 at 6.1, #4 at 8.1, #5 at 10.3 and #6 at 11.8-mile marks.
Each Aid Station will have water and Powerade handed to you in paper cups. Also available are port-a-potty's, garbage cans, clothing bins (at #1 and #2), and blister/band aid kits.
We won't have Goo and other eating products at aid stations. However, bananas, oranges, Great Harvest Energy Bars and other other replenishing foods will be available at the finish line.
You are allowed to bring your own fluids and energy food.
Each Aid Station will be set up with water in the front and Powerade in the back.
Bib and Shirt Pickup will be located at the Cedar City Aquatic Center (2090 W. Royal Hunte Drive) from 10 AM to 8 PM on Friday, September 8. It will also take place between 5 AM to 6 AM at the bus pick-up location (Bicentennial Soccer Fields).
“Teams are welcome to participate in the Cedar City Half Marathon! If at least 4 people (up to 8) people sign up at the same time. Teams are welcome to print their own shirts and run for whatever cause they want! Additionally, you may have as many teams as you wish, meaning you may A, B, C teams and so on. “
Buses will begin boarding at 5:30 a.m. and will leave at 6 a.m.
Please note: Refunds are not allowed, however, under certain circumstances, deferrements will be accepted. Transfers are allowed, but with associated fees.
Please click the following for Cedar City Half Marathon and Coal Creek Trail Run course maps.
September 9 6:00 AM MDT - Buses Leave Bicentennial Soccer Fields no later than
September 9 7:00 AM MDT - Half Marathon Start
September 9 7:00 AM MDT - Trail Run Start
September 9 11:00 AM MDT - Last Runner Surrender - Course Closed
Bryan Dangerfield or Kenten Pope