Moab Marathon - April 4th, 2009: Map
is the old map but shows Close to 6:am cool start. Scroll down to
see more info on the run.
Map/This is the land around road/The road is flatter than map shows.
Map shows 2% overall slight down 26.2. Very easy downhill.
This year the Marathon will be april 4th 09 any ?s call 801-372-7867
You will be picked up at Aarchwayin Sat. Moring. You can get Bib
# Friday eve. also at Aarchwayinn.
New Change in course this year, slight up after 1.5 miles, to mile
8, then down or rolling, last 2 miles is dirt not as easy.
Talking with runners today, from last years Moab Spring run,
Last years runners were excited when told there is a new course.
Runners said they would like to run the new Course at dead horse
point road, April 1st, Marathon 26.2 Marathon.
This new course is different than last year. (Much more runner friendly.)
The run 1st 8 miles has some down then up until you start on the
bike lane at 8 Mile mark, has an easy fairly continuous slight downhill
for most of the course, w/ slight up last 2 miles on dirt trail.
The drop comes after mile 8 in the the run.
This is one of the best courses in the State of Utah, for an easy
distance run, and a perfect time of year. Early Morning start, 7:am.
What makes this course even a better course, very little traffic
out to dead horse point early in the morning, it is a dead end road
with side bike/run paths on both side of road, then goes onto a
The road turns to a paved trail as it goes under the new highway,
go under highway into a tunnel under highway 191, east of Arches.
The Marathon April 1st 2006 will continue on a mostly new paved
trail, w/2 miles of trail, we finish close to where you park.
(Next Year April 4st, 2009 run is a great course great, a reason
to go Moab.
This is a new Marathon course on April
4st 2009 The best course, 8 miles flat or up, then slight easy down
hill 2 miles slight up hill at last 2 miles.
Run along Dead horse point rd. (Canyon Lands Rd.)
Run down highway 313 (side of road on the bike lane, at highway
191 go under the highway, to a new dirt bike path tunnel and turn
left, not as easy on dirt road/trail. Run north, Finish close to
where you got on bus (ArchView Campground
Drinks, Fruit, & Pancakes.
& Sign up for Events (click here now)
Login in, this will put you on a list to recieve more info for April
16th. Get your bib#s at Aarchwayinn,
Friday night Bib Pick up, best place to stay is:
Host hotel www.aarchwayinn.com
1/4 mile from Colorado river bridge.
Reasons to Run Moab 15 & Marathon 2005
- Easy downhill for miles, the rest of the Marathon is fairly
easy with a, down grade on the Bike Path of Highway 313 Dead Horse
- Those who know Trailrun.com, we have a great Shirt-(Arches),
- Point to Point run, sign up soon, register early before event
is filled (we are limited in number of runners for Marathon 2005,
due to 1st year on this course).
- While in the area visit by bike or hike the great National Park.
You Will Catch the Bus for the Marathon (Aarchview Campground
5:45-6:00am, start 7:00 am, runners say they want to start early;
in the morning. Be at
- Hotel Sponsor Friday eve and sat.
Thanks we are working to make this a great experience for you.
April 16th 05 weather Past years.
www.weather.com Saturday Partly Cloudy 74°/40° in 2005 in
(Moab) cooler at the top.
We are adding more info as we get closer.