Utah > Hobbler Half Marathon & 5K
Springville, UT • Saturday, July 13, 2013 • Course Map
Runners get to make their way along an almost all-downhill course through northern Utah's Hobble Creek Canyon, with hills and mountains rising all around the race route, at the Hobbler Half Marathon, Relay & 5K, which makes its 4th annual running in the summer of 2013, after last year's race saw nearly 900 runners cross the finish line in the half marathon and 5K races combined.
The race unfolds through the area here in northern Utah known as Hobble Creek Canyon, which lies just southeast of Provo and just to the east of Springville, and is the third in a series of five running events staged throughout the year in the Provo area by Run13, which also includes the springtime Provo City Half Marathon & 5K.
Beginners and runners looking to set personal record times in a half marathon will find this race especially hospitable, as the route takes runners on a long, gradual descent from the mountains of the Unita National Forest just east of Springville, through the Hobble Creek Canyon area along Canyon Drive, for a point-to-point course that finishes in Springville at Arts Park, just off Canyon Drive.
In addition to the individual runner half marathon, the race also features a two-person relay half for men's, women's and mixed teams, as well as a 5K race. The half marathon events are scheduled to start at 6:30 AM, while the 5K race is scheduled for a 7:30 AM start. (Note that times are subject to change; check the race website shown below as the event approaches for any updates.)
Race Weather & Climate
Located in central northern Utah, between the waters of Utah Lake's Provo Bay to the east and the Unita National Forest to the west, Springville typically experiences its warmest and driest weather of the year on average during the month the race is held.
In July, average monthly temperatures range between 59°F and 92°F, while rainfall totals average just under an inch, making July the city's driest month of the year. On the day of the race (July 13), the average low is 59°F and the average high is 92°F.
View the race route map for the Hobbler Half Marathon
$45 for the half marathon, if registered by June 14, 2013
$55 between June 15 - July 11
$65 on the day of the race
To reserve your spot in the mid-summer 2013 running of Springville's Hobbler Half Marathon, 5K or 2-person half marathon relay, register online at Active.com.
Official Race Website
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