Run with the Horses Marathon
Green River | Salt to Stone
The race is always the 3rd weekend in August. Marathon being held on Saturday, August 15th, 2020. Packet/bib pick-up will be 4-8 pm at The Expedition Island (475 South 2nd East). All 3 races begin Saturday @ 7:00 a.m. in front of the pavilion at The Expedition Island. Elevation is 6100′ at start. The first 2 miles are city streets and the paved Greenbelt Trail along the Green River. The course then turns onto The Wild Horse Loop Tour Road, a County graded dirt road. You will begin your run up 1st Springs Canyon, approx. 2 miles. At the head of the canyon the elevation will now be about 7300′. You will then be running across the top of White Mountain on the Wild Horse Loop Tour over rolling hills between 7300 and 7500′. Previous runners described the course as challenging and rewarding. This is a high plains desert, there will be no shade trees after you leave the city streets. Many runners stop and take photos of the vistas and any wild horses and other wildlife they encounter. This is an up and back course, at the halfway point of each respective race you will turn around and return back to Green River to the Expedition Island. There will be aid stations every 2 miles starting at mile 2. Water, Gatorade every 2 miles and snacks will be provided at several aid stations. There will be porta-potties at the race start, mile 2, mile 6.5 and at 13.1 marathon turnaround. No time limit for this race. There will be awards for the winners in several categories. Your entry fee includes a t-shirt and a very unique finisher medal. We are pleased to announce there will be a pancake breakfast served until 10:00 and its FREE for runners. 10K runners if interested will need to purchase their t-shirts for and extra $20.00 each. Full and half runners – your shirts will be included in your race fee.
In conjunction with the Marathon, we are hosting the annual River Festival and Cajun Shrimp Boil. Join us Friday, August 14th for dinner and entertainment. As well as Saturday for several events, food, fun and entertainment all being held down at the Expedition Island. Dinner tickets will need to be purchased at the island or prior. Whether you come by yourself or with your crew, there will be plenty to do.
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