Deseret News Marathon

600 E 900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Running > 10k, 5k, Half Marathon, Marathon

Event Description

First run in 1970, the Deseret News Marathon is the oldest road race in Utah and the 4th oldest marathon west of the continental divide. The marathon follows the path the Utah pioneers traveled when they first entered the valley. This event is truly a part of Utah’s heritage!

The race takes place on Pioneer Day every year. The Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k routes all join the Days of 47 Parade route as they turn onto 200 East. Once runners join the parade route they will be greeted by over 100,000 cheering Utahns. Running down the parade route is a running experience that can not be duplicated anywhere, so be sure to celebrate Pioneer Day with us this year!

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