Vigor Big Cottonwood Canyon 13.1, 10K & 5K

Sat May 9, 2020 Cottonwood Heights, UT US 84121 Directions
Event: 1/2 Marathon
The beautiful Solitude Mountain Resort is the race day staging area for the Vigor Big Cottonwood Canyon 13.1. (Half Marathon). Runners will enjoy waiting inside the ski school, (with 20 indoor restrooms) as you sip your choice of hot chocolate or coffee courtesy Coffee & Cocoa. From the staging area runners will take a short warm up walk to the start line just above the Silver Fork Lodge and Restaurant. For the next 11 miles runners will experience the beauty and majesty of this amazing V-shaped canyon…from its many impressive rock forms to the sound of the raging Big Cottonwood Creek. Elevation for this course will start at 7700 feet and end at 4700 feet. Runners will get the chance to embrace a few flat spots and grades up to7½ %. Once out of the canyon, runners will follow cones (through parking lot) and will be directed down a ramp. The path will lead runners under Wasatch Blvd and continue to hug the Big Cottonwood Creek for about 3/4 mile. While crossing at Big Cottonwood Canyon Road take note of the Historic Old Mill on your right. The remaining course is relatively flat as it continues along the Big Cottonwood Creek to the finish line at Old Mill One Building. At the finish line runners will be greeted with a finisher medal, and be able to enjoy food, music, and massage. Invite the whole family along for the fun!
Start Time: 6:00am MDT
End Time: 9:00am MDT
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Event: 10k
Mill B South (S-turn) will be the staging area for the Vigor Big Cottonwood Canyon 10K.

Buses will transport runners from Old Mill One Building to Mill B South where there will be portable restrooms. Starting elevation is 6,250 feet. Runners will enjoy a gradual descent for about one mile, increasing to 7 ½ % grades for another mile. Followed by two miles of varying grades to the mouth of the canyon. Once out of the canyon, runners will follow cones (through parking lot) and will be directed down a ramp. The path will lead runners under Wasatch Blvd and continue to hug the Big Cottonwood Creek for about 3/4 mile. While crossing at Big Cottonwood Canyon Road take note of the Historic Old Mill on your right. The remaining course is relatively flat as it continues along the Big Cottonwood Creek to the finish line at Old Mill One Building. Runners will be descending 1,592 feet total, with a finishing elevation of approximately 4700 feet. At the finish line runners will be greeted with a finisher medal, and be able to enjoy food, music, and massage. Invite the whole family along for the fun!
Start Time: 6:30am MDT
End Time: 9:00am MDT
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Event: 5k
Ledgemere Picnic Area will be the staging area for the Vigor Big Cottonwood Canyon 5K.

Buses will transport runners from Old Mill One Building to the Ledgemere where there will be portable restrooms. Starting elevation is 5,223. The first mile of the 5K offers varying grades to the mouth of the canyon. Once out of the canyon, runners will follow cones (through parking lot) and will be directed down a ramp. The path will lead runners under Wasatch Blvd and continue to hug the Big Cottonwood Creek for about 3/4 mile. While crossing at Big Cottonwood Canyon Road take note of the Historic Old Mill on your right. The remaining course is relatively flat as it continues along the Big Cottonwood Creek to the finish line at Old Mill One Building. Runners will be descending 591 feet total, with a finishing elevation of approximately 4700 feet. At the finish line runners will be greeted with a finisher medal, and be able to enjoy food, music, and massage. Invite the whole family along for the fun!
Start Time: 6:30am MDT
End Time: 9:00am MDT
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Event: Virtual Vigor Big Cottonwood Canyon 13.1 - 10K - 5K
If you can't make it to the event but would still love to get a VIGOR medal, simple run the distance of your choice 13.1, 10K or 5K anywhere you would like (including the treadmill) on May 9, 2020 (anytime) and follow the instructions for reporting your time and we will mail a VIGOR medal to your door! VIGOR shirts can be purchased for an additional cost.
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