Volunteers are needed to help on race day as well as prior to the event. If you are interested
in being a race volunteer, please contact us at:
801.253.7130 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
To become a sponsor please click on the contact us link and submit your name and email below and we will send you the information you need. Thank you!
All 2011 proceeds will go to the Utah National Guard Trust. The purpose of the Trust is to receive and distribute contributions directed towards the morale, support and welfare of Soldiers and Airmen of the Utah National Guard and their families.
From I-15, take exit 289 east on Highland Drive. Turn right onto Traverse Ridge Road and travel approximately 4 miles to 4-way stop. The Suncrest Information Center and Village Green Park is on corner at the 4-way stop.
For Directions for a map to the Suncrest Information Center.
All races will begin at the fire station just above the Suncrest Information Center at the top of Traverse Ridge Drive in Draper, Utah the morning of Saturday, September 10, 2011. Click HERE for Directions to the Suncrest Information Center.
All races will finish at the Suncrest Information Center at the top of Traverse Ridge Drive.
Parking will be at the LDS church located at 14977 S. Roundtree Lane just above the Suncrest Information Center near the start of the race.
There will be 6 aid stations along the half marathon and half marathon relay course and 1 aid station along the 5K and 3K fun run course. Each aid station will have water, Gatorade and minimal first aid supplies. See event info for details.
The event will be timed using Runner Card. You will receive a print out of your race times after you cross the finish line.
There will be minimal first aid supplies at each aid station.
Strollers are NOT allowed along the half marathon, relay or 5K course.
There will be mile signs marking each mile of the course.
Runners who have pre-registered can pick up their packets on Friday, September 9, 2011 at Wasatch Running located at 8946 South State Street in Sandy from 6pm until 8pm OR on Saturday, September 10, 2011 at the Suncrest Information Center from 6:00-6:45am.
Morning temperatures are often in the 30F to 40F range. The afternoon temperatures generally warm up into the 60's.
Deer Ridge Drive and Suncrest Drive will be closed temporarily at the start of the half marathon, relay and 5K.
Exchange points will be at aid station #2 (exchangeA) and #4 (exchange B) See event info for details on runner mileage.
Transportation will be provided to and from relay exchange A only.
Relay exchange B is near the starting/finish line.
Registration fees are non-refundable.
There will be port-a-potties at the start/finish line of all races; also at aid stations #2, #3, #4 and #5 for the half marathon and relay. There will 1 port-a-potty along the 5K and 3K fun run courses.
You may drop-off clothing at the registration table in a bag with your bib number and name marked clearly on it. Clothing dropped off at aid stations will be collected and brought to the finish line. All clothing not picked up by the end of the race will be donated to charity.
The race will happen rain or shine.
There will be an award ceremony at 10am at the Suncrest Village Green Park located near the finish line.
All lost and found items will be brought to the finish line. Any items not picked up by the end of the race will be donated to charity.
We do not recommend usage of any audio equipment during any of the races. If you use an audio device you do so at your own risk.
At the finish line area there will be sponsor booths, music, food vendors, and inflatable toys.
The course is on both trail and road. Some of the trails are single-track. Please be courteous when passing or being passed along a single-track trail. Trail surfaces can be at times uneven or rocky; watch your step.
The trails will be clearly marked. Watch for signs or volunteers directing you. If you feel you are lost, backtrack to the last trail marker and check that you are headed in the right direction.
This is a high altitude race, so listen to your body and hydrate! For the Half Marathon and Half Marathon Relay elevation chart Click HERE For the 5K elevation chart click HERE.
The Mountain Racing, Inc Course Committee used the GeoDistance application (www.geodistance.com) to map out the 2011 Suncrest Mountain Race Half-marathon Course.
Detailed orientation can be found here Click Here
Our courses are all "Mountain Courses" and include road and trail routes and some drastic elevation changes. Please refer to the Elevation chart on the left for full details.