The Dino Half is one of the best courses in Utah! Dress up or come ready to get your PR! This course is beautiful. This course is fast. This course is fun!
CLICK HERE for the 2017 Dino Half Runner’s Guide. Please read it carefully for important information about the race expo, rules of competition, bus shuttle times, cutoff times and the Sprintasourus!
Race Expo: TownePlace Suites 1219 US-40, Vernal, UT 84078 (adjacent to the SpringHill Suites)
Race Date: May 12, 2018
Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
Start: Top of Dry Fork Canyon
Finish: Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078
Bus Shuttle time: 5:30 to 6:30 a.m.
Shuttle Pickup Location: Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078
Net Elevation Drop: 1470 Feet
All Participants will receive:
- Technical Shirt
- Sponsor SWAG
- Dinosaur Finisher Medal
- **Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.
Vernal, UT 84078
(Adjacent to the SpringHill Suites)
Date and Time:
2 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday May 11th.
All participants need to come to the expo to pick up their packet, bib number, shirt, and other goodies the day before the race. You must have a photo id to pick up your packet. You may pick up someone else’s packet if you have a copy of their photo id and a note signed by them. The course is supported for 3 hours and 15 minutes.
Strollers are not allowed on the Half Marathon course, however they are allowed on our 5k courses!
With permission in advance, we do allow our assisted athletes who use custom racing chairs on the Half course.
A bag drop is provided at the start. Please use the bag you receive at packet pickup to put any items in that you have at the start and won’t be running with. Using the zip tie provided in your bag, attach the tear off tag on your bib to the bag. Bags will be transported down to the finish where you can retrieve it after you finish.
Any items dropped along the course will be donated to a local charity or thrift store.
Finisher Medal **Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.
Awards are given to the top 3 Men and Women overall, and in each age division.
Awards, Products and Prizes will be given to the top 3 Male and Female finishers in the Half Marathon.
- 14 & Under
- 70 & Over
Awards will be given for overall and age group winners.
Awards Ceremony Schedule:
5k Awards: 9:30a.m. Half Marathon Awards: 10:00a.m.
The Sprintasaurus Award is given to the male and female who run a half mile section of the course (mile 6.2 to 6.7) the fastest. You don’t need to be in the lead of the race. In fact past winners of the award weren’t the winner of the overall race. The half mile sprint is well marked. We hope you enjoy this extra course fun.
Run 3 or more Runtastic Half Marathons in the same calendar year and receive the coveted Trilogy Award!
See our other Runtastic races at RuntasticEvents.com
Aid Stations will be at miles 3, 5 ,7 ,9 11 & 12 for the
Half Marathon and at mile 1.25 for the 5K.
Water, Powerade, and Portapotties will be at each
aid station. Gu will be at mile 7.
Parking is available at Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078
The Salt Lake international airport is 177 miles (2 hours and 57 minutes) from Maeser Elementary in Vernal,
The following prices are for the Half Marathon.
- $49.95 May 14, 2017 – May 17, 2017
- $59.95 May 18, 2017 – July 31, 2017
- $64.95 August 1, 2017 – October 31, 2017
- $69.95 November 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018
- $74.95 February 1, 2018 – March 31st, 2018
- $79.95 April 1st, 2018 – April 30th, 2018
- $84.95 May 1st, 2018 – May 10th, 2018
- $89.95 May 11th (Expo Registration)
Friends & Family Discount
You will receive an automatic 15% off when you register 4 or more people at the same time
During registration make sure to use the facebook share option for $2 off registration
Refunds: Due to extensive logistical planning and commitments made in the race production process we have a strict no refund policy. We do however have options to change categories, transfer to another Runtastic Race, transfer to another runner, or defer your entry to next years race. The Transfer Fee is $8.*
To see our other races visit www.RuntasticEvents.com
TO TRANSFER OR DEFER 21 DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT, THE FEE IS: $25.00*
NO TRANSFERS OR DEFERRALS 3 DAYS BEFORE THE EVENT
*plus price difference of race
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