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South Mountain Half Marathon

South Mountain Half Marathon runs along the incredible Jordan River Parkway. This race will focus on the Southern half of this amazing trail system and takes you past parks, Thanksgiving Point, and finally up to the foothills of South Mountain itself. The trail is absolutely beautiful at the end of April when Spring is just starting! This race will always be held the last Saturday of April.


April 27th 2024

Starts and finishes at Olympic Park, Lehi UT


Half Marathon will start 6:30 am

 Early Registration - $55

Registration - $65

Late Registration - $75

Packet pickup 

Friday 3 pm to 6 pm at the Sandy Salt Lake Running Store 8946 S State St, Sandy, UT 84070.


Race day pickup starts at 5:30 am located at the starting line.

We recommend all runners arrive at least 45 minutes before their races start time to ensure a stress free and smooth start if you do not pick up your packet the day before. Pre-race announcement 10 minutes before the race begins.


Runners will receive a high quality race shirt and a custom locally made finishers medal.

Post Race Breakfast

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



Overall male and female for the 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!


Course is marked with pink flags, ribbons, signs, and trail marshals. We don't want anybody getting lost!


Parking is free. We do ask runners be dropped off or car pool if possible as parking is limited. If parking lot is full you can park in surrounding neighborhood, do not block driveways!

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 April 8th and closes April 26th at 11:59 pm


We cannot guarantee all participants registering after April 8th 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 11:59 pm


Average high is 69*F and average low is 48*F

Race Director - Don Hantla


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