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:

T3 Triathlon Thurs-Fri 10am-5pm

870 W Center Orem, Ut 84057

Or

Saturday morning 5-6am for the 50k and 7-8am for the Half Marathon at the race start. Timpanogos Park

 

ElkRun poster 2014

 

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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 Detailed Course Description:

Race Milage
Start - gate at the trailhead.  Elevation 4893
.45 miles - to lower aqueduct road east bound up the canyon.
1.84 miles - left turn n/b on GW trail to Johnson's bowl.
2.00 miles - start of Johnson's bowl.
3.11 miles - gate at the upper aqueduct road.  Elevation 5566
3.51 miles - Aid Station #1.  GW trailhead 033.  Elevation 5577
4.71 miles - Rock Pile - right turn GW Trail 033 towards Big Baldy.  Elevation 6033
7.09 miles - Saddle of Little Baldy.  Elevation 7318
8.41 miles - Saddle of Big Baldy.  Elevation 8128
10.24 miles - Battlecreek Canyon turn off.  Elevation 7146
11.04 miles - Aid Station #2. "G" Mountain.  Elevation 7435 (DROP BAG)
11.52 miles - Meadow to Trail 151 signage.  Elevation 7436
11.84 miles - Trail 151 crossing n/b.  Elevation 7456
12.47 miles - Trail 151 & Timpanooke Rd crossing n/b.  Elevation 7689
14.20 miles - High Point, view of Utah Valley and SL Valley.  Elevation 8445
15.33 miles - Aid Station #3.  Timpanooke.  Elevation 8115
18.53 miles - Timpanooke Rd course crossing s/b.  Elevation 7689
19.73 miles - Aid Station #4. "G" Mountain repeat. Elevation 7435 (DROP BAG)
20.53 miles - Battlecreek Canyon turn off.  Elevation 7146
22.36 miles - Saddle of Big Baldy.  Elevation 8128
23.68 miles - Saddle of Little Baldy.  Elevation 7318
26.06 miles - Rock Pile - left turn GW Trail 033 towards AS #5.  Elevation 6033
27.26 miles - Aid Station #5.  GW trailhead/upper aqueduct road.  Elevation 5577
27.66 miles - gate at the upper aqueduct road.  Elevation 5566
28.77 miles - Through Johnson's Bowl.
28.93 miles - lower aqueduct road, right turn to the finish.
30.97 miles - Finish Line in the park

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.

1- Aid Station #1 Mile 3.52- GW Trailhead Upper Aqueduct Road elevation 5577
2- Aid Station #2 Mile 11.04 - "G" Mountain (Drop Bag) elevation 7435
3- Aid Station #3 Mile 15.33- Timpanooke elevation 8115
4- Aid Station #4- Mile 19.73 "G" Mountain (Drop Bag) elevation 7435
5- Aid Station #5- Mile 27.26 GW Trailhead Upper Aqueduct Road elevation 5577

Aid stations will be stocked with the following:

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

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

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:

1- Aid Station #1 Mile 3.52- GW Trailhead Upper Aqueduct Road elevation 5577
*Mile 6- Not an official aid station, but has running water and restrooms
2- Aid Station #2 Mile 8.4 - Parking lot at Dry Canyon with 5.1 miles to the finish (restrooms)

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



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

 

Please contact Shaun Christian with any questions:

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