The Mt. Nebo Half Marathon is one of the fastest races in Utah, 12 beautiful miles down Payson Canyon. Experience scenic views and a wide course. Payson Canyon is a hidden gem often overlooked. Come and experience a breathtaking course. This race might just become your favorite.

Date: August 25th, 2018
Start Time: 6:30 a.m.
Course: Starting line is near Payson Lakes. The course finish line is at Memorial Park.

USATF Certification: UT17007TJD

All Participants will receive:

  • High end gender specific running shirt
  • Bag
  • Sponsor SWAG
  • Finisher Medal**Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.

Runner’s Guide


Provo Towne Center
1200 Towne Centre Blvd, Provo, UT 84601
Friday August 24th 2018

The easiest outside entrance is between Dillard’s and Cinemark. Inside the mall, we are situated in a hallway near Famous Footwear and Christopher Banks.



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.
If you are unable to pick up your packet or have someone pick it up for you please email info@runtasticevents.com

Strollers are NOT allowed on the half marathon course, they are however welcome on the 5K course.

Bus departure

All runners must ride the bus to the start, no drop offs. You will find runner signs and volunteers directing you to the correct parking. Bus pick-up will be on the south side of Memorial Park . Please arrive early as buses will only depart for Payson Canyon from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. There will be no late transportation and please do not wait for the last bus.

Race start

Start time is 6:30 a.m. just past Payson Lakes. Payson Lakes is a peaceful local treasure tucked in the Payson Fork Canyon. It is a popular place for fishing. Local trails also attract equestrian riders and campers. Please help us Leave No Trace and protect the area by staying on the pavement or gravel and also only use provided toilets. There will be tons so there shouldn’t be long lines.

Aid stations

Mile 2 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom
Mile 4 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom
Mile 6 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, GU Energy Gel, Restroom
Mile 8 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Oranges, Restroom
Mile 10 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom
Mile 12-Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom

Finish line

The finish line is at Memorial Park.

Address: 250 S Main St, Payson, UT 84651

After finishing you are welcome into the runners corral where you will receive food like Moose Bars, Chocolate Milk, Water, Fruit, and much more! Food is only available for Nebo participants. Enjoy!

Awards are given to the top 3 Men and Women overall, in each age division


Age group medals will be given to the top 3 Male and Female finishers in each age group for the Half Marathon.

Endurance Athletics

$100 gift card to the 1st place male and female for the Full Marathon
$50 gift card to the 1st place male and female for the Half
$25 gift card to the 1st place male and female for the 5K

Age Divisions

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-69
  • 70 & Over

Awards Ceremony

Awards will be given for overall and age group winners.
Awards Ceremony Schedule:
Half Marathon: 9:30 a.m. Marathon Awards: 10:15 a.m.

Trilogy Award

Trilogy awards will be handed out at the Runtastic Awards Tent after the race.  Don’t worry about bringing verification. All we need is your name and our staff will do the rest to look up previous finishes and award you with the coveted and well earned Trilogy Medal. More Info


The Provo Municipal Airport is 19 miles (about 27 minutes) from Memorial Park.
The Salt Lake international airport is 65 miles (about 1 hour) from Memorial Park.

PRICING (Taxes Not Included)

Date Range 5k Half Marathon Marathon
Jan 1st to March 31st $24.95 $59.95 $74.95
April 1st to May 31st $29.95 $74.95 $79.95
June 1st to June 30th $29.95 $74.95 $84.95
July 1st to July 31st $34.95 $79.95 $89.95
Aug 1st to Aug 23rd $34.95 $84.95 $99.95
Expo Registration $39.95 $89.95 $104.95
$5.00 Facebook discount available during registration.
Price Includes All Processing Fees

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 or defer your entry to next years race. The Transfer Fee is $8*.

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*plus price difference of race.


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