Start: Half Marathon Starts at 7:00 at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Sandy, UT 10k Starts at 7:15 am, at Draper City Park (northeast corner).
Finish: Draper Park, Draper City, UT
Packet Pick-Up: Thursday, August 24th. 6-8pm Wasatch Running 9000 South & State Street, Sandy, UT
Packet Pick-up: Race Morning 5:30am – 6:30am at Draper Park Pavillion. This is also the location to catch the shuttle to the race start.
Race Day Schedule
Half Marathon – runners start @ 7:00 am
10k – runners start @ 7:20 am
SHUTTLES – Draper City Park – begins at 5:30 am and run every 15 minutes or as often as needed. The last shuttle will depart from Draper Park at 6:30. THERE IS NO PARKING AT OR NEAR THE RACE START! – period. You will be cited and towed. Sorry! This year we will offer shuttle service to the 10k start.
AWARDS & GIVEAWAYS – 9:00 am
COURSE WILL CLOSE AT 11:00 am
This course is fast. The first 1/2 of the half marathon is very fast and levels out when you arrive into Draper City.
The Start of Porters Half is at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon at 5394 feet above sea level.
From there, runners will run downhill winding through neighborhoods onto a steep descent on beautiful Dimple Dell Road, finding their way down to the city of Draper. In Draper, runners will run on beautiful Porter Rockwell Trail, while looping portions of the city. Runners will then run north along historic Fort Street finishing at Draper Park at 4,528 feet. A total decrease of 866 ft. There are a few small rollers to keep you honest!
The 10k starts near Draper Park off of Boulter lane. In 2014, runners will be shuttled to the start to avoid the long walk to the starting line The course loops through neighborhoods and merges onto the half marathon route, following the same course as the half marathon winding its way through beautiful Draper City.
* The course will be CLEARLY marked with volunteers, route arrow signs, and markings in the road. Police will be assisting at all major intersections.
ROUTE MAP: Click here for Route Map
Keep a lookout for Porter on his steed throughout your run!
Great, Fun Local Race with lots of giveaways, music, cool t-shirts and medals for all finishers!
AWARDS: Sweet awards & merchandise for top 3 overall male and female in each race. 1st – 3rd Place Age Group winners also receive awards.
POST RACE FESTIVITIES – Join us after the race for food, music, and post-race giveaways.
QUESTIONS: Please reach out to us with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org