The Mt. Nebo Half Marathon is the fastest race in Utah. 12 miles of this race is 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 26th, 2017
Start Time: 7:00 a.m.
Course: Starting line is near Payson Lakes. The course finish line is at Payson High School.

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.


University Mall

575 E University Pkwy

Orem, UT 84097


Date and Time

August 25th, 2017
10 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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.
There will be a short period from 4:15 a.m to 4:30 a.m. on the morning of the race at bus pickup to get your packet if you are unable to make packet pickup. Not all packets will be available the morning of the race. You must send us an email at least 1 week in advance and we will set your packet aside for morning of pick up.

Bus departure

You will find runner signs and volunteers directing you to the correct parking. Bus pick-up will be at the front of Payson High School. Please arrive early as buses will only depart for Payson Canyon from 4:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. There will be no late transportation and please do not wait for the last bus.

Race start

Start time is 7:00 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 3 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom
Mile 5 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom
Mile 7 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, GU Energy Gel, Restroom
Mile 9 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom
Mile 11 – Water, Powerade, First Aid, Restroom

Finish line

The finish line is near Payson High School.

Address: 1050 S Main St, Payson, UT 84651

After finishing you are welcome into the runners corral where you will receive food like Creamies, Chocolate Milk, Water, Fruit, and much more! Food is only available for Half Marathon 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.

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

Parking is available at Payson High School as well as the park across the street.

Mt. Nebo Marthon Elevation Chart

The Salt Lake international airport is 65 miles (about 1 hour) Southbound from the airport.

The following prices are for the Half Marathon.

  • $60 through January 31st, 2017
  • $65 February 1st – March 31st 2017
  • $70 April 1st – May 31st 2017
  • $75 June 1st – June 30th 2017
  • $80 July 1st – July 31st 2017
  • $85 August 1st – August 24th 2017
  • $90 August 25th(Expo Registration Only)
  • No Day Of Registrations

Friends & Family Discount
You will receive an automatic 15% off when you register 4 or more people at the same time

Facebook Discount
During registration make sure to use the facebook share option for $5 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 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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