Big Cottonwood Marathon And Half Marathon
The Big Cottonmouth is an incredibly fast and remarkably beautiful road race that takes runners from the forests and canyons of the Wasatch Mountains to the foothills of Salt Lake City, Utah. Runners will take to a speedy downhill slope and witness spectacular scenery. This race will be sure to help you set your PR and finally hit that Boston Qualifying time as it is the fastest marathon and half marathon in the state of Utah.
The course for Big Cottonwood is unique for runners because it is mainly run downhill. Starting at Guardsman Pass, runners will head straight downhill among the canyon cliffs. After exiting the canyon, and downhill portion, the course flattens out, although there are slight rolling hills.