Priest Lake 50k, Marathon & Half Marathon

Saturday, September 14, 2024 • Priest Lake, ID

Perfect for Priest Lake 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5k, the course offers wide dirt trails, avoiding typical race challenges.

Welcome to Priest Lake 50k, Marathon, Half Marathon, and 5k!

Trail Runners, Scenic Views. Ideal for beginner trail runners, the Priest Lake Half Marathon course comprises wide dirt trails without the technical difficulties of most trail races. 

Enjoying the wilderness amidst Panhandle National Forest, this race is ideal for those eager to adventure, explore, and indulge in the beautiful nature found in Priest Lake, Idaho. Run along the lakeshore of pristine Priest Lake, through lush forestry comprising huge old cedar trees, and marvel at the rugged Selkirk Mountains.

Ditching the pavement, this half marathon course enjoys nearly 800 feet of elevation loss throughout, with only one serious up-hill climb at mile 3. The course itself is quite simple in its design, taking runners along the shorts of Priest Lake in an out-and-back looping fashion. 

Throughout the course, runners will enjoy several fully-stocked aid stations, found every 2-3 miles. 

To proudly show off your participation, registration will allow you to receive a raceday t-shirt to sport during the run. All finishers will also be awarded a commemorative finisher’s medal.

To accompany the finish, all runners will also be invited to stick around for celebration and enjoy a FREE finisher’s luncheon, with beer to follow in the evening! 

Race Weather & Climate

In September, Priest Lake, Idaho, experiences the transition from summer to early fall. The average high temperatures during this month typically range from the mid-60s to low 70s Fahrenheit (around 18-23°C), providing pleasant and mild weather for outdoor activities.

The average low temperatures at night can drop into the 40s Fahrenheit (around 7-9°C). September is generally a drier month in Priest Lake, making it an excellent time to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.

Priest Lake Half Marathon Past Results

Priest Lake Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Priest Lake Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

See the starting time for the Priest Lake Half Marathon on the race director’s website here.

Priest Lake Half Marathon Fees

  • Priest Lake 50K: $75+
  • Priest Lake Marathon: $75+
  • Priest Lake Half Marathon: $65+

See the current fees for the Priest Lake Half Marathon on the race director’s website here.

Priest Lake Half Marathon Registration

You can find the Priest Lake 50k, Marathon & Half Marathon registration on https://priestlakerace.com/marathon/

Official Race Website

Additional race information can be found at priestlakerace.com.

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