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The Dino Half is one of the best courses in Utah!  Dress up or come ready to get your PR!  This course is beautiful. This course is fast.  This course is fun!

As we get closer to the race, we’ll publish the 2020 Dino Half Runner’s Guide. Please read it carefully for important information about the race expo, rules of competition, bus shuttle times, cutoff times and the Sprintasourus!

Date & Location
May 9, 2020

Maeser Elementary

2670 W 1000 N St

Vernal, UT 84078

Start Time
Half: 7:30 am
5K: 8:00 am
1/2 mile: 10:45 am
Current Pricing
Half: $69.95
5K: $21.95
1/2 mile: $9.95
Next price increase: 25 days
Pricing Schedule

Time & Location

Half

Start: 7:30 a.m.
Start Location: Top of Dry Fork Canyon
Finish Location: Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078
Shuttle: 4:50 to 6:20 a.m. at Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078

5k

Date: May 9, 2020
Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
Course: Starts and finishes at Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078

1/2 mile

Date: May 9, 2020
Start Time: 10:45 a.m.
Course: Maeser Elementary School 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078

Maps

The net elevation drop is 1470 feet for the half marathon

Swag

All Participants will receive:

  • Participant Shirt
  • Bag
  • SWAG
  • Dinosaur Finisher Medal

**Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.

Packet Pickup

Location:

TownePlace Suites

1219 US-40,

Vernal, UT 84078

(Adjacent to the SpringHill Suites)

Date and Time:

Half: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday May 8th.

5k: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday May 8th.

1/2 mile: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday May 8th.

Info

All participants need to come to the expo to pick up their packet, bib number, shirt, and other goodies the day before the race. You must have a photo id to pick up your packet. You may pick up someone else’s packet if you have a copy of their photo id and a note signed by them. The course is supported for 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Strollers are not allowed on the Half Marathon course, however they are allowed on our 5k courses!
With permission in advance, we do allow our assisted athletes who use custom racing chairs on the Half course.

START

Music
GU
Water
Powerade
Porta Potties

BAG DROP

A bag drop is provided at the start. Please use the bag you receive at packet pickup to put any items in that you have at the start and won’t be running with. Using the zip tie provided in your bag, attach the tear off tag on your bib to the bag. Bags will be transported down to the finish where you can retrieve it after you finish.

Any items dropped along the course will be donated to a local charity or thrift store.

FINISH

Finisher Medal **Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.

Music
GU
Water
Powerade
Portapotties

AWARDS

Half Marathon

Awards and prizes are given to the top 3 Men and Women overall, and in each age division.

5k

Awards will be given for overall and age group winners.
Awards Ceremony Schedule:
5k Awards: 9:30a.m. Half Marathon Awards: 10:30 a.m.

1/2 mile

The 1/2 mile race will not be timed. **Finisher Medals are given to registered participants with a race bib only after finishing the race.

Age Divisions (half marathon)

  • 14 & Under
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70 & Over

Age Divisions (5k)

  • 10 & Under
  • 11-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70 & Over

Awards Ceremony

Awards will be given for overall and age group winners.
Awards Ceremony Schedule:
5k Awards: 9:30a.m. Half Marathon Awards: 10:00a.m.

Sprintasaurus Award

The Sprintasaurus Award is given to the male and female who run a half mile section of the course (mile 6.2 to 6.7) the fastest. You don’t need to be in the lead of the race. In fact past winners of the award weren’t the winner of the overall race. The half mile sprint is well marked. We hope you enjoy this extra course fun.

Trilogy Award

Run 3 or more Runtastic Half Marathons in the same calendar year and receive the coveted Trilogy Award!

See our other Runtastic races at RuntasticEvents.com

AID STATIONS

Aid Stations will be at miles 3, 5 ,7 ,9 11 & 12 for the Half Marathon and at mile 1.25 for the 5K. Water, Powerade, and Portapotties will be at each aid station. Gu will be at mile 7.

PARKING

Parking is available at Maeser Elementary 2670 W 1000 N St, Vernal, UT 84078

AIRPORT

The Salt Lake International Airport is 177 miles (2 hours and 57 minutes) from Maeser Elementary in Vernal,


Refunds

Due to extensive logistical planning and committments made in the race production process we have a strict no refund policy. We do however have options to transfer your entry to another runner, transfer to another Runtastic Race or defer your entry to next years race. The Transfer Fee is $8.*

TRANSFERS AND DEFERRALS 21 DAYS BEFORE IS $15.*
TRANSFERS AND DEFERRALS 3 DAYS BEFORE IS $20.*

*plus price difference of race.

Use these Participant Self Management tools to make changes or verify your registration:

Participant Self Management      Or      Verify Your Registration

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Price Available Until Half5K1/2 mile
January, 1 $69.95$21.95$9.95
March, 1 $84.95$29.95$9.95
April, 1 $87.95$32.95$9.95
May, 1 $89.95$34.95$12.95
May, 7 $94.95$35.95$12.95
May, 8 $99.95$39.95$12.95
Expo Pricing
May, 8 $99.95$39.95$12.95