Run for Autism
Runtastic Events brings you the Runtastic Heber Run for Autism for its fifth year “running!” Come enjoy an all-downhill course in scenic Heber Valley, and support children and adults with autism across the state of Utah.
The Runtastic HEBER Run for Autism is honored to have partnered with Valley Behavioral Health for the Runtastic HEBER. Valley Behavioral Health operates the Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning. This education center provides comprehensive treatment, teaching, and service for children with autism and their families. Valley Behavioral Health and The Carmen B. Pingree Autism Center of Learning work together to create behavioral and educational services for students by conducting and supporting research into the cause(s) of autism. The Center also offers trainings for teachers and professionals in the best practices and procedures.
Make the Heber Half one of your family’s traditions. Run for a cause. Run for Autism. #runheber
Date & Location
July 29, 2023
1600 E 980th S, Heber City, UT 84032
Half: 6:00 am
5K: 6:30 am
1/2 mile: 9:00 am
We want to invite you, as well as your family and friends to this family fun event! It’s a great way to see the beautiful sights of the Heber Valley and have fun!
Registration CLOSES the day of the race (space permitting) 1 hour before the race.
Please register online
Please pickup your packet at the expo TBD. A $15 fee will apply to all packets picked up on race day.
Where: Timpanogos Middle School, 1415 E 980 S. Heber City UT 84032
When: Friday, TBD, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Please pick up your packet, bib number, shirt, and race swag at the Packet Pickup 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.
You can pick up your packet the day of the race at the blue Runtastic info tent for $15.00
PARKING & SHUTTLES
Parking: Timpanogos Middle School, 1415 E 980 S Heber City, UT 84032
There is ample parking at Timpanogos Middle School. All Half Marathon runners are required to ride buses to the start with the exception of Participants With Special Needs who receive specific permission. Parking or being dropped off at the half marathon start is prohibited.
Bus loading is at Old Mill Elementary School, 1600 E 980th S, Heber City, UT 84032 from 4:00 a.m to 4:40 a.m. You must be to bus loading by 4:40 a.m. to guarantee transportation to the start. If you miss the bus, you forfeit your registration and ability to run the race. We want you to enjoy the race so please be prompt. All half marathon runners must ride the buses to the starting area. Your bib is required to get on a bus. We know it’s early! Please make every effort to arrive early with time to spare so that the race can start on time.
- Energy Gels*
- Porta Potties
*Half Marathon Start only
A bag drop is provided at the half marathon 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.
There are seven aid stations throughout the event:
• Aid Station 1 @ mile 3
• Aid Station 2 @ mile 5
• Aid Station 3 @ mile 7
• Aid Station 4 @ mile 9
• Aid Station 5 @ mile 11 (5k mile 1.5)
Water, Powerade, vaseline, porta-potties and a first aid kit will be available at each station. Look for Powerade on the first table and water on the second. Energy Gels will be available at the half start and mile 7.
Look for photographers at the start line, along the course, finish line, photo backdrops in the runner’s corral, and awards stage. Your social media sized download pictures are free with your registration.
- Social Media size photo download: FREE
MASSAGE & CHIRO
A complimentary post-race sports massage will be available from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on a first come first serve basis in the finish area. Massages are provided by trained volunteers.
TIMING & BIBS
Heber Half Marathon, 5K, and all-abilities race will be professionally timed. The chips will be attached to the back of your bib number. Please don’t wrinkle, fold or stuff the bib in your pocket.
The first 3 overall places, male and female, will be determined by gun time (regular timing). All other awards will be determined by using Chip Time.
- Gun Time is the time elapsed from the sound of the gun to the finish line.
- Chip Time is the real-time from when the runner crosses the starting line to crossing the finish line.
Results are available in the following ways:
- On-Screen at the Results Trailer
- Personal Printed Result at the Results Trailer
- Online at Results
Note: If you alter or damage your chip your time may not be read correctly. Wear your bib on the outermost layer of clothing.
Race Joy has been enabled for the Heber Half. Get updates along the course and let your loved ones know exactly where you are along the course. Check out the RaceJoy website for more information.
When you join us at our fun finish line enjoy:
- Finisher Medals
- Runtastic Photography
- Porta Potties
- Bag Drop
The top three finishers, male and female, of the Half Marathon and the 5K, will receive a Medal, free entry into the 2023 Runtastic Heber in their respective categories, as well as the following prizes: TBD
Age group Medals will be given to the top three, male and female, of the Half Marathon and 5K.
5k Overall: 7:00 a.m.
5K Age Group: TBD
Half Marathon Overall: 8:00 a.m.
Half Age Group: TBD