Sun Valley Half Marathon, 10K, 5K

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Race Altitude



The altitude that makes you happy.
The Sun Valley Half Marathon 10K & 5K is an epic event for enjoying a beautiful 10K or 5K or testing your mettel in the up and down elevation of the half marathon. Find out more information long with race maps below and register today.

Registration deadline June 14th
The race registration is easy on to race organization, registration will close on June 14th.Grab your spot today!
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Get a look at the course.








Sun Valley 5K Distance
Grab a friend! It’s never too late to knock out a 5K distance if you are in moderate shape and run often. This is a great time to jump into it and register with registration costing only $30!











Sun Valley 10K Distance
The running community is vibrant and if you’re a moderate runner with consistant distances there’s not reason not to crush the 10K. Bring a friend and enjoy the sun with registration only $50.







1/2 Marathon




Sun Valley 1/2 Marathon
The commited look at distances like the 13.1 mile half marathon. The Sun Valley course is difficult yet but pleasureable and you can hold your head high completing this race!

From the race director.
“I have raced this course when it was in its infancy, I firmly believe it will challenge the fittest runners. The course offers amazing viewsof the surrounding mountain ranges and the Wood River whiletesting ones lung capacity at 6000′ elevation; all while running on a traffic free pedestrian path. Dare I say, it may be considered one of the toughest half marathons in the Northwest?”
Brad MitchellSun Valley Half Marathon Race Director

Race information.
Packet pickup details:
1. Friday, June 19, 2pm-7:30pm, at the Wood River YMCA.
(101 Saddle Road, corner of Saddle Road and Warmsprings Road)
2. Saturday, June 20, 7am-8:30am at the start/finish.
(Sun Valley Pavilion lawn)
Please plan accordingly if you are picking up your packet on race morning as long lines tend to form.
The race will start on time.Race start times:
Half Marathon starts at 9:00 am, June 20th.
The 10K and 5K starts at 9:10 am, June 20th.Start/Finish venue and race day parking:
Parking is available across the street (Dollar Rd.) from the pavilion as well as in the Inn and Lodge parking lots. All parking is within a five minute walk from the start / finish.

Race details.
Course knowledge, the runner’s responsibility:
Course markings are used to keep runners on course and to provide a level of safety. Please pay attention to markings especially when approaching an intersection. It is the responsibility of the runner to understand the layout of the course. Major intersections are clearly marked and staffed when appropriate. Refunds and free entries will not be issued for runners who venture off course.Markings used used for all three courses:
Directional arrows and various signs indicating turn around points and mileage will be placed on all three courses.Half Marathon Aid Stations and toilets:
6 aid stations will be located at miles 2, 4, 7, 9, 10, and 12.
Aid stations will be stocked with Hammer Heed and water.
Portable toilets will be available on course at approximate mile mark 5, 9, and Hulen Meadows turnaround. 

Half Marathon Course reopens at 12:30pm:
Runners should average a 16.1-minute mile pace or better to finish before course safety measures start to be lifted. You may remain on the course after 12:30pm but you do so at your own risk. Intersections, road crossing, and aid stations may no longer be staffed. If you do cross the finish line, you will receive your finisher’s medal.

General race rules and common courtesy reminders:
1. The path system is open to the public; it is not closed on race day.
2. Be aware of other users.
3. Please stay on the right and give a friendly shout-out as you approach others from the rear.
4. Obey all course marshals and volunteers and cross intersections carefully.
5. Pass other runners only when it is safe to do so.
6. No roller blades, skateboards, bicycles, or pets on course.
7. Slower traffic should stay to the right and start at the back 8. Please allow elite runners to the front of the starting line.

How to be disqualified:
1. Littering – Please carry your garbage to the next aid station.
2. Do not litter on the path.
3. Cutting the course.
4. Causing harm to other runners or putting others around you at risk.

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