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Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon & 5k

November 5, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

$40 – $75

Run or walk a beautiful trail half-marathon or 5k in the wilds of the Kaibab National Forest, just south of the breathtaking Grand Canyon South Rim.

This course is a challenging, but incredible, forested run, adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park, with tree-line cliffs, a cross-cross under historic railroad tracks, and possible wildlife sightings. 

All runners and walkers receive:

Souvenir race medal, the traditional coaster, custom created by Ashworth Awards
Colorful long sleeve shirt to commemorate your iconic journey through the trails near the South Rim
Post-race snacks
Free beer after the race
Discounts to local tourist activities

The Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon is a joint partnership between the Grand Canyon Chamber of Commerce and Run Tucson, the premier local running company in Arizona. 

Overview:

Bring the Kids! Children and strollers are allowed in the 5k.

Trail Half-Marathon Terrain: half mile start on sidewalk, then 11.5 miles of challenging dirt, including rugged rocky sections, soft dirt, and hard-packed dirt forest roads, with a rolling final mile on the paved Arizona Trail path

5k Terrain: mostly paved Arizona Trail, with about one mile on hard-pack dirt forest road

Difficulty: the half marathon course is challenging for many, with hills and rugged terrain. Top runners finish about 10 minutes slower than road races.

Weather: most likely in the 30's and 40's early morning, with daytime highs hitting 60's - 70's . . . but you never know what early November will bring at 7,000 feet.

Chair Athletes: The 5k would be challenging for chair athletes, while the half-marathon is a rugged course not suitable for chair athletes.

Details

Date:
November 5, 2022
Time:
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cost:
$40 – $75
Event Category:
Website:
https://runsignup.com/Race/AZ/GrandCanyonVillage/GrandCanyonTrailHalfMarathon

Venue

Tucson, AZ United States + Google Map
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