RACE DAY: Saturday, April 20th, 2024 at 7:00 AM


There is NO Race Day Registration for this years event!A6508904

Start: Highland Park, Washington, UT

End: Bloomington Park, St. George, UT

Brief Description: The Southern Utah Half Marathon is a beautiful route starting at Highland Park in Washington,UT offering amazing views of the sun rising over Zions National Park in the distance. The race will proceed quickly downhill through City of Washington to the scenic Virgin River Trail.  This paved trail offers a gradual decline grade for the remaining 9 miles of the race.

Packet Pick-up: Packet Pick-up will be at the St George Running center (2736 E Red Cliffs Dr #5, St George Utah 84790) on Thursday 4/18 from 2-7pm and also Friday 4/19 from 2-7pm.

The St. George Running Center will also be open during packet pick-up so you are welcome to come in and shop.


Starting Line: The starting line will be at the top of Highland Pkwy at Highland Park, about 200 yards above the homes on Crown King Ave.  There will also be porta potties and pre-race water at the starting line, and will be staged in the parking area on the North end of the park.

Race participants can either be bussed to Highland Park or you can have friends/family drop you off. Those who ride the shuttle busses will be bused from the finish line at Bloomington Park, St. George to the starting line at Highland Park, Washington. Bus drop off and turn around will take place where Highland Pkwy meets Crown King Ave right next to the lower parking area at Highland Park.

Race Start & Pacers:

Race Start promptly at 7am.

American Flyers Race Pacers will be at the start to help with your race pace objectives!  Seed yourselves according the American Flyers pace signs.

FINISH LINE: The race will finish at the Bloomington Park in St. George.  As runners come across the Man of War bridge they will take an immediate left onto the walkway.  As you come into the finish line volunteers will hand you your medal and refreshments.  Please remember to keep your distance as you rest on the grass from your event.

Awards Ceremony: There will overall awards for the top 3 men and women.  Top three age group awards will be provided as well. Categories are listed below.

Awards Ceremony will be at approximately 10am.

AID STATIONS:  Aid stations at miles: 2.25,  4,  6,  8.5,  10.5,  11.75.  Each aid station will provide the runners with water and Gatorade.  Aid Stations 6 & 10.5 will also offer GU. Aid Stations 4, 6 and 10.5 will also have porta potties.   As you come into the aid stations please do your best to keep moving and maintain a social distance.

PARKING:  Parking will be available at the Bloomington Park and Bloomington Elementary School. No Parking on Man O War Rd.  Due to the shortage of shuttle busses, you are free to have someone take you to Highland Park to drop you off.  

TRANSPORTATION to Start:  Buses will leave to take runners from Bloomington Park between 5:30 am and 6:30am to take you to the start line at Highland Park in Washington. To ensure an accurate start time, we ask that you plan on catching the shuttle at 5:30am, this will also give you the most amazing pre-race sunrise views atop Highland Parkway! 

IMPORTANT NOTE:  Due to a shortage of Drivers, we will have 5 busses this year, repeating the process of picking up and dropping off participants. If you would like to help us out, there are two options to consider:

    1. ARRIVE EARLY to Bloomington Park for the shuttles.
    2. Consider carpooling and having someone drop you off at Highland Park for the race start.  Your driver will not be able to park at Highland Park. It will be a drop off zone only.  They can, however, park and watch you start the race if they would like!

Drop Off Instructions: If you choose to have someone drop you off at the starting line at Highland Park, below are some helpful suggestions:

    • Make sure you are dropped off by 6:30 am and avoid the buses. If you arrive after 6:30 am you will not be able to get into the neighborhood and will need to walk/run up from Telegraph Dr. which is about a mile to the start.  There will be NO PARKING in the neighborhoods or along Highland Dr. 
    • GPS Coordinates for Driving Instructions:


All participants receive a sweet Southern Utah Half Marathon T-shirt AND new for 2024 souvenir rally towel to the first 500 registrants(perfect for those days on the treadmill!)

Buses will provide transportation from Finish Line, Bloomington Park to the starting line.

Finisher medals will be given to those who complete the course in less than 4 hours, which is also the race cutoff.

Awards to the top 3 in each age division in the half marathon

Top 5 men and women awards and gift cards to the St. George Running Center.

Check out the Southern Utah Half Marathon Course Map.

This course is subject to change to ensure a full 13.1 mile course.


Age: 14 & under, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70 & Over

Weight: Clydesdale (Men over 200 pounds) and Athena (Women over 150 pounds)