South Mountain Half Marathon

South Mountain includes all of the paved trails runners have come to love in Draper. Namely the Porter Rockwell Trail and Canal Trail. The half marathon also includes the best parts of Draper City itself. The trails are absolutely beautiful at the end of April when Spring is at its strongest! This race will always be held the last Saturday of April.

COVID-19 UPDATE 3/30 -This race has been postponed to September 19th due to the Covid-19 pandemic. If you had registered previously to this announcement you should have received an email with the details. Please email us if you have any questions. We apologize for the inconvenience, stay safe!


September 19th 2020 starts and finishes at Wheadon Farm Park Draper UT 84020


Half Marathon will start 7:00 am

 Registration - $55

Late Registration - $65



5k will start 7:30 am

Registration - $35

Late Registration - $40



Packet pickup 

Friday pickup 4 pm to 7 pm at the Draper Salt Lake Running Store.


Race day pickup starts at 5:30 am.

We recommend all runners arrive at least 45 minutes before their races start time to ensure a stress free and smooth start. Pre-race announcement 10 minutes before each start time.


Runners will receive a high quality race shirt and a custom locally made finishers medal along with goods from sponsors.

Post Race Breakfast

Great Harvest Bread will have cinnamon rolls and pumpkin chocolate chip bread! We will also have chocolate milk, orange juice, and bananas.



Overall male and female for 5k and Half Marathon will receive a custom locally made plaque for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Salt Lake Running Company will provide 1st place with gift cards as well!

Age Division medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place male and female in these age groups: >20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Free Photos

Xotio Media will be on the course taking photos as well as the finish line. Photos will be hosted on their website providing easy access for downloads using bib recognition. We will NOT put a logo or watermark on your picture. Instead of ruining your picture with our logo we would rather rely on you telling your friends and family about our races!

Finish Line​

Awards ceremony will be held when we have our winners. Revive Sport & Spine will be there to help with your aches and pains post race, Dr. Reheisse is amazing! We will also have a Photo backdrop for pictures with friends and family as well as Cornhole, our favorite game!


Free parking, there is lots of parking at Wheadon Farm Park.

Word of mouth

Your friends and family are the best way to promote this race. Running is much more fun with a buddy!


These events are not possible without help! To show our appreciation all volunteers will receive a free race entry for any future Happy Trails race. Expires after one year. In addition volunteers will have access to food at the finish line area.​ Click here for more info!

Late Registration

Begins September 1st and closes September 18th at 9:59 pm


We cannot guarantee all participants registering after September 1st will be able to order a shirt. We will order extra to do our best to accommodate late registration. If we do not have your size or you do not want a shirt you can use code NOSHIRT at checkout for $10 off registration.

Same Day Registration

Not available. Registration will close Friday night at 9:59 pm


Average high is 75*F and average low is 55*F on September 19th.

Race Director - Don Hantla


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