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Idaho > John Colter Half Marathon & 2-Mile Fun Run
Driggs, ID  •  Saturday, August 4, 2012  •  Course Map

Now a running tradition here in this small southeastern Idaho town for more than three decades, the John Colter Half Marathon & 2-mile Fun Run is set to mark its 36th annual running in early August 2012, along a course that takes runners along the streets of both the town of Driggs and nearby Alta, Wyoming, in the shadow of the magestic Tetons, which look over the valley from nearby Grand Teton National Park to the east of town.

Both the half marathon and the two-mile "fun run" start and finish in Driggs at the Driggs City Park on the corner of 2nd Street and Wallace Avenue. From there, runners follow the city streets westward toward the Wyoming town of Alta, which lies right along the Idaho-Wyoming state line. Once runners hit the turnaround point in Alta, they then head back eastward, back toward the finish line at Driggs City Park.

Race Weather & Climate

Located in eastern Idaho, just miles from Wyoming's Yellowstone National Park to the north and Grand Teton National Park to the east, the small Teton Valley town of Driggs typically experiences some of its mildest, warmest weather of the year in the late summer, and usually experiences relatively low precipitation year-round. On the day of the race (Aug. 4), the average high temperature is 80°F and its average low is 47°F, while rainfall amounts average just 1.1 inches for the month.

Course Map

View the race route map for the John Colter Half Marathon


$30 for the half marathon, if registered before July 31, 2012
$40 between July 31 (6:00 PM and after) - August 3 (at 10:00 PM)
$45 on the day of the race


To reserve your spot in the late summer 2012 running of Driggs's John Colter Half Marathon or 2-mile Fun Run, register online at UltraSignUp.com.

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