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HEL's Half Pound - Half Marathon
Sat, Aug 29, 2015
Running-Half marathon - Individual Age group/open
About This Activity
If you are up for a challenging half marathon course, this race is for you. This all-road course begins at beautiful Eden Park in Ogden Valley, Utah, winding its way through pines and rocky crags to the top of Powder Mountain ski resort. The views are stunning! The trauma to muscles and joints is numbing! This is an out and back course. Over 2600' of elevation gain in the first 4 miles. While the last 9 miles are all down hill, its not an easy coast. The average grade on Powder Mountain Road is more than 12% with sections up to 16%! You will finish with a severe case of rubber legs. But sit down and kick those legs out and enjoy a half pound breakfast burrito as awesome as the race! Awards, raffles and prizes conclude this one of a kind race.
Event details and schedule
The race begins at 7AM. Buses will take runners from Eden Park to the start line at 6:30AM. Runners must check in prior to boarding buses. Arrive early. Overnight camping is available in the vicinity of the race start. See race website for details. Ample parking is available in and around the Eden Park block. Temperatures are generally in the 50's to 70's. Weather updates will be posted on the race website.
Remember! This is a very steep course and runners will be susceptible to cramps, blisters and serious toe-jam. Be advised!