Elk 50K and Half

Race Details

Date: Sep 27th, 2014
Full Start Time: 6:00 AM
Half Start Time: 8:00 AM
City: Provo
Distance: 50K and Half Marathon
Start Location: Timpanogos Park
Packet Pickup: TBA

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Participants will receive a high quality race shirt, finisher medal and other cool race swag.

We would like to thank the Pleasant Grove Fire Department and Telos Residential for their continued support of the Timp Trail Elk Run 50K & Half Marathon. These two groups will provide the bulk of our volunteers. However, we are looking for more. If you or your group would like to volunteer please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Registration

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Race Withdraw/Refund Policy:

Entry fees are non-refundable. Transfers or deferments are NOT permitted. Race directors reserve the right to change or modify the race for safety and weather related issues.

50K Course Description

Starting at Timpanogos Park trail head, the course continues east on the Middle Aqueduct Road and connects to the Great Western Trail that runs through Johnson’s Bowl connecting to the Upper Aqueduct Road.  The course runs west on the Upper Aqueduct Road to the trail head of the Great Western Trail (033) – Turns north on trail 033 and run to the rock pile which then makes a right turn and continuing on trail 033.  Trail 033 takes runners up to the saddle of Baldy and down into the top of Battle Creek Canyon.  Trail 033 connects with trail 151 which continues north across the top of the G Mountain.  Trail 151 is followed for several miles until is crosses the Timpanooke Road.  After crossing the road it is followed for an additional 2.94 miles where it intersects again with the Timpanooke Road.  This is the turnaround point.  The runners will follow the Timpanooke Road back to the intersection with trail 151.  This 6 mile section will complete the lollypop section of the race.  The course will return to the finish line in the same manner as it was flagged on the way out. Course is subject to change if needed.

50K Aid Stations

There will be 5 aid stations on the course excluding the start and finish line location.  Each station will be as set up at designated areas that allow for proper access, and that allow race officials to provide the necessary aid to the runners.  It is HIGHLY recommended that runners carry some type of water i.e. hydration pack, hand held, or fanny pack.

Start and Finish Line – Timpanogos Park (Bathrooms are fixed cite on location)

1- Gun Range Aid Station: mile 8. (Bathrooms are fixed cite on location)

2- Grove Creek Trail Head Aid Station: mile 13. (Bathrooms are fixed cite on location)

4- Indian Springs Aid Station: mile 16.

5- (Repeat) Indian Springs Aid Station: mile 24.

5 - Dry Canyon Aid Station: mile 29.

Aid stations will be stocked with the following:

Water, electrolyte drink, electrolyte tablets, gummy bears, pretzels, peanut butter quarter sandwiches, water melon, grapes, and a mix of other goodies.

50K Profile

 

Half Marathon Course Description

Starting at Timpanogos Park trail head, the course continues east on the Middle Aqueduct Road and connects to the Great Western Trail that runs through Johnson’s Bowl connecting to the Upper Aqueduct Road, the course runs west on the Upper Aqueduct Road to the shooting range connecting to the Bonneville Shoreline Trail, runs Bonneville Shoreline Trail to Dry Creek Canyon Trail Head. The course follows this trail for .75 mile until it connects with Trail 051 run Trail 051 to the Rock Pile, connecting back to Trail #49, to and across the Upper Aqueduct Road, running the Bike Race Trails direct to the finish line at Timpanogos Park. Course is subject to change if needed.

Half Marathon Aid Stations

There will be 2 aid stations supporting the Trail ½ Marathon.  It is HIGHLY recommended that you carry some type of water i.e. hydration pack, hand held, or fanny pack.
Start to Finish – The aid stations and the accompanying restroom facilities:  
•    Aid Station #1 Mile 6 - Gun Range (w/restrooms)
•    Dry Canyon parking lot - mile 8 (restrooms only)
•    Aid Station #2 Mile 8.4 - Dry Canyon

Aid stations will be stocked with the following:
Water, electrolyte drink, electrolyte tablets, gummy bears, pretzels, peanut butter quarter sandwiches, fruit, and a mix of other goodies.

Half Marathon Profile

Please contact Shaun Christian with any questions.

801-678-4032     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
Get directions to Timpanogos Park

Provo Canyon Road and Highway 189 (Approximately 1 mile up Provo Canyon on the north side of the road)