EVENT WEEKEND

September 26 - 27, 2015

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Start / Finish

Park City Mountain Resort
Park City, UT 84060
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SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2015

Packet Pickup Begins - 10:00 AM

The North Face - Fashion Place
6223 S State Street
Murray, UT 84107

Packet Pickup Ends - 9:00 PM

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2015

Packet Pickup Begins - 10:00 AM

The North Face - Fashion Place
6223 S State Street
Murray, UT 84107

Park City Mountain Resort - Sports Desk
1345 Lowell Avenue
Park City, UT 84060

Packet Pickup Ends - 6:30 PM

Countdown to Utah: Pre-Race Panel Discussion at The North Face - Fashion Place - 6:30 PM

Featuring: The North Face athlete, Dean Karnazes and Endurance Challenge Race Director Nick Moore

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER, 26, 2015

Bib & Tag Pickup Open for Saturday Racers / Gear Bag Check Open - 3:45 AM

GORE-TEX® 50 Mile Race Start - 5:00 AM

50K Race Start - 7:00 AM

Marathon Race Start - 9:00 AM

Marathon Relay Race Start - 10:00 AM

Finish Festival Begins - 11:00 AM

Packet Pickup Open for Saturday & Sunday Racers - 11:00 AM

Overall Awards Ceremony - 3:30 PM

Karno Kids' Race - 4:00 PM

Meet & Greet with Dean Karnazes Begins - 4:30 PM

Meet & Greet with Dean Karnazes Ends - 5:30 PM

Finish Line Festival Ends - 7:00 PM

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2015

Bib & Tag Pickup Open for Sunday Racers - 6:00 AM

Finish Line Festival Begins - 8:00 AM

Half Marathon Race Start - 8:00 AM

10K Race Start - 9:00 AM

5K Race Start - 9:15 PM

Overall Awards Ceremony - 10:00 AM

Karno Kids' Race - 11:00 AM

Finish Line Festival Ends - 12:30 PM

 

UTAH FESTIVAL

Overview

The race will end where it started at Park City Mountain Resort. The Finish Line Festival features music, refreshments and food. A true family event, the Finish Line Festival will also offer free samples, product trials, demonstrations and raffle prizes from The North Face, GORE-TEX, SmartWool, Clif Bar and more.

Gear Bag Drop

All participants have the option to leave their personal belongings and extra gear at the Festival while they are running. Please bring your bag to the bag drop tent before the start of the race and our event staff will tag it and place it in a safe location. Drop bags on-course are only allowed for the GORE-TEX 50 Mile race. Please see the course guides for designated drop bag locations.

Finish Line Festival Booths

• The North Face • GORE-TEX • SmartWool • Clif Bar • Leave No Trace • Karno Kids • Challenged Athletes Foundation

Meet and Greet with Dean Karnazes

A Meet and Greet with Dean Karnazes will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The North Face Retail booth at the Finish Line Festival. Dean will be answering questions, taking photos and signing autographs during this time.

Karno Kids Race

For those too young to enter the Endurance Challenge, the Karno Kids Race provides a fun, supervised way for kids to join in the action on race day. The North Face Global Athlete Team Member, Dean Karnazes, will lead the way on a 1K course along with a variety of others such as Cinderella, SpongeBob Square Pants and Buzz Lightyear just to name a few. The Karno Kids Race is a great activity for friends and family of those racing on Saturday at 4:00 PM, and Sunday at 11:00 AM. Registration is free. Sign up on race day at the Karno Kids booth.

Screen-printing

On-site screen-printing will be offered at all Endurance Challenge Series trail events. All participants will receive a The North Face technical t-shirt with your entry. If you pick up your shirt at Packet Pickup please remember to bring it on race day so you can have it printed. This is a great way to customize your race experience!

Food and Beverage

All GORE-TEX 50 Mile, 50K, and Marathon participants will receive a free meal ticket on their race bib. Any additional meals for spectators or other race participants can be purchased from the food tent with cash.

Merchandise Sales

There will be the opportunity to purchase The North Face Performance apparel and footwear and Endurance Challenge gear at The North Face retail booth. Stop by to pickup the latest gear for your race day!

Massage

A post-race recovery massage service will be provided for all athletes. Massages will start at the GORE-TEX recovery tent as soon as the first athletes cross the finish line.

Finish Chute

We ask all spectators to stay out of the immediate finishing area to allow the runners ample space to slow down and recover. Family and friends may greet their runner after he or she has exited the finish chute.

Weather

Weather in Park City, UT this time of year is generally moderate and can be wet with an average high of 62 degrees and an average low of 30 degrees. Please be prepared and bring the appropriate clothing.

Overall Awards

The North Face prizes and medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each of the six solo race distances. Overall awards and medals will also be given to the first place Marathon Relay team.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female participants in the GORE-TEX 50 Mile race in the following amounts:

First Place - $1,000

Second Place - $600

Third Place - $350

The overall awards ceremony will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday and 12:00 p.m. on Sunday. We encourage other runners and spectators to stay for the awards ceremonies and support the finishing athletes. If you are not able to attend the awards ceremony, we will not mail your award, however, you may pickup your award early. Please see race staff at the information booth to collect your award if you must leave early.

Age Group Awards

The top three male and females in each age division will receive prizes from The North Face. If you place in the top three overall for your race distance, you do not qualify for an age group award. The age divisions are as follows:

19 and under

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-54

55-59

60-64

65+

To pick-up your age group awards go to the registration tent next to the stage. Age group awards will not be mailed.