Big Elk 1/2 Marathon

  • 13.1 Miles of Lusty Landscapes

  • 1,500+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Gain 

  • 1,500+ ft. Vertical Ft. Elevation Loss

  • (3,000+ Vertical Ft. Change)

  • Start time 8:00 am on Saturday, July 18th, 2020

  • The final cut-off is 5 hours (1:00 pm on Saturday) 


*Prerequisites:  A healthy appetite for beauty and minor discomfort, some might call pain.


  • Start & Finish at Big Elk Creek YMCA camp

  • The course is an out and back that crosses a couple of creeks, guaranteeing to get your feet wet and your heart rate racing!

  • 100% Single Track

  • No drop bag locations and no pacers allowed... No backup gear!

  • Aid stations are located at miles 3, 6, 8, and an optional aid station at 10.5 (but you have to cross back over Big Elk Creek to access it in Dry Canyon)

  • Pricing: $75 by 12/31/19 - $90 by 3/31/20 - $100 until registration closes July 4, 2020


Signup HERE For The Race Of A Lifetime!
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Getting to the Big Elk Creek YMCA Camp: Click here for directions

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