Marathon & Half Marathon

  • Date: Sept. 13, 2014
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • Course: Fast & Beautiful
  • Boston Qualifier: Yes

The Big Cottonwood Marathon & Half is very excited to announce its expansion into the REVEL Race Series! New REVEL races are scheduled in Denver, Los Angeles, and San Jose, with more locations to follow. These new races are modeled after the Big Cottonwood Marathon & Half and include beautiful canyons, fast Boston-qualifying courses, and an emphasis on runner experience with great customer service, top notch shirts, medals, free photos and videos, great food, and more. Check out all our new events at

What Runners Think

  • I have run this Marathon 2 times, and the course is not only fast, I have yet to see a more beautiful marathon course. When the fall colors are out, it is breathtaking! Free race photos, a huge medal, and last year's long sleeved shirt is my new favorite. I LOVE THIS RACE!
    —Angie Whitworth Pace
  • I slaughtered 38 minutes off my full PR!! An out of body experience!!!
    —Katie Flood
  • Big Cottonwood Canyon is my chapel! When I run in there, I found all my answers and my spirituality!
    —Sandra Chamale Yingst
  • Loved this race. Did the full and PR'd and qualified for Boston!! Thank you for a great race :)
    —Tami Searle
  • My first marathon, and I qualified for Boston by 15 minutes!! Woot Woot!!
    —Tami Searle
  • I PR'd by over 20 minutes! This was a great race, the scenery was so beautiful.
    —Debby Nohelty
  • Came all the way from California to run in the half! It was beautiful and PR'd by 23 min! Awesome race !!
    —Amy Payne
  • Had to drive back up there on Sunday afternoon just to prove to myself that it really was that beautiful.
    —Rob Bruendl

The Cause

REVEL Big Cottonwood donates a portion of your registration fees to the Cottonwood Canyons Foundation and the Cottonwood Heights Foundation as our way of giving back.