Southern Utah Half Marathon FAQ’s

Where and when do I need to be on the bus to the starting line?

The bus pick-up is at the finishline and in front of the Bloomington Park (650 W. Man-O-War Road Map).  The first bus will leave at 5:45A.M and the last bus will leave the park at  6:10 A.M.

IMPORTANT:  ALL RUNNERS NEED TO RIDE THE BUS. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE START. ALL VEHICLES TRYING TO GET TO THE START WILL BE TURNED AROUND.

5k Participants do not take the bus but start and finish at Bloomington Park.

 

Where is packet pick-up, and when?

Packet pick-up will be held at the St. George Running Center from 2pm – 9pm, Friday, April 13th, 2018.

IMPORTANT: There will be NO RACE DAY PACKET PICK-UP.

 

Can I transfer, cancel or defer my registration?

We do not offer cancellations, or transfers.  However, we do offer a FREE deferment for one year until April 4th at 11:59pm.   Just visit your runner management page and move yourself to the following year.

 

Do I need to ride the bus to the starting line?

Yes,  there isn’t enough room for parking at the starting line.

 

Where are the aid stations?

Aid Stations will be located close to mile markers2.25, 4, 6, 8.5, 10.5, 11.75.  Water and Gatorade will be provided at each station. Gu will also be at miles 6 and 10.5.  Porta Potties will be at miles 4 , 6 and 10.

 

Where are good places to cheer for our runner during the race?

You have several good locations to go cheer for your runner.  Always remember to be aware of traffic  and runners. At mile 4 runners will be running through Sulivan Soccer Park, Washington.  Mile 6 Aid station on Waterfront Dr. St. George. Between miles 8-9 at the Doctor’s Free Clinic on Riverside Dr, St George. Mile 10 at the Confluence Trail Head and of course  the finish line at Bloomington Park.

Is the course chip timed?

Yes, the course will be chip timed.  Chips will be located on the back of your bibs so make sure to put your bib in a viable location. Also make sure not to bend or alter your bib so that it can be electronically read correctly as you go across the start and finish lines.

What is the time limit for completing this Utah Half Marathon?

The finish line will close at 3:30  – Finisher medals will be presented only to half marathoners finishing under the 3:30 time limit.  The Half Marathon course and Aid Stations will also be closing down according to the 3:30 pace as well.

Are the miles marked?

Yes.  Each mile will have a marker.

Is there a place I can drop off my gear during the half marathon?

Yes.  We will have a truck at the start to take your gear to the finish line.  Please remember to put your gear in a bag with your race number on it.  Doing so will help the volunteers in sorting the bags.  All clothing dropped along the course and at aid stations will be donated.

 

What is the average temperature on race day?

Sunrise will be at 6:47 am. Race start is 7:00 am. The average high is 74°F.  Average Low is 48°F.    Our start time will allow runners to be running in the coolest time of the morning.