2017 Desert News Classic Marathon | Salt Lake City

Desert News Classic Marathon

Desert News Classic Marathon
Date Jul 24, 2017
Distance 5k, 10k, Half-marathon, Marathon
Course Type Road

Race Information

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

Course Information

The courses all feature elevation gains and drops throughout the race. There are also downhill sections including one that takes runners to the finish line.

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