Join us as we celebrate 11 years of running to conquer cancer and improve mental health. Run along the scenic Mt. Nebo Loop down Payson Canyon and gaze on the panoramic views of Mount Nebo, the Utah Valley, and Utah Lake far below. Running down this canyon allows you to partake in all of its tranquil beauty this canyon offers.

Did you miss the 2020 Mt. Nebo 10 Year Celebration Run? Run the virtual option of the Mt. Nebo Marathon, Half, and 5K. You can run virtually from your own home or neighborhood block.

Check out our Virtual Mt. Nebo Option >


Date & Location
August 28, 2021

Payson Memorial Park

250 South Main Street, Payson, UT 84651


Start Time
Marathon: 6:00 am
Half: 6:30 am
5K: 7:00 am
Current Pricing
Marathon: $84.95
Half: $74.95
5K: $24.95
Next price increase: 77 days
Pricing Schedule

2021 SWAG

Race Shirt

Finisher Medal

Race Bag


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 and to enjoy this fast course!

A friendly reminder that online registration closes on Friday, August 27th at 7 p.m.

Sign up online. There is NO day of registration.

Visit the Blue Runtastic Info tent for any questions or concerns.


During registration make sure to use the Facebook share option for $3 off registration.


You will receive an automatic 15% off when you register 4 or more people at the same time.



Where: Provo Towne Center, 1200 Towne Centre Blvd, Provo, UT 84601

First Floor, Room 1146 – Close to Dillards See Map in our Runner’s Guide.

When: Friday, August 28th 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The easiest outside entrance is between Dillard’s and Cinemark. Inside the mall, we are situated in a hallway near Famous Footwear and Christopher Banks.

Please pick up your packet, bib number, shirt, and race swag at the expo/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.

Packets will NOT be available to pick up the morning of the race. If you are for some reason unable to pick up your packet from the expo please send us an email at info@runtasticevents.com.

No day- of registrations.


Stay tuned for 2021 Runner’s Guide

  1. Before The Race
  2. Start Times
  3. Timing
  4. SWAG
  5. Travel & Transportation
  6. The Course
  7. Finish
  8. Awards
  9. Rules of Competition
  10. Safety & Accommodations

More information on these topics in the runner’s guide.

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Parking & Shuttles

Parking: Memorial Park 250 South Main Street, Payson, UT 84651, at the church to the west, and at the elementary school to the south.

Airport: The Provo Municipal Airport is 19 miles (about 27 minutes) from Memorial Park.
The Salt Lake international airport is 65 miles (about 1 hour) from Memorial Park.

Bus Loading:

There are two separate bus loading areas. Please be aware of your event so you get on the correct bus. You will find runner signs and volunteers directing you to the correct bus area.


Bus pick-up will be at the front of Park View Elementary School 360 S. 100 E., Payson, UT. Please arrive early, as buses will only depart for Payson Canyon from 3:30 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. There will be no late transportation.

Half Marathon

Bus pick-up will be on the South side of Memorial Park 300 S. Main St., Payson, UT. Please arrive early, as buses will only depart for Payson Canyon from 4:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. There will be no late transportation.

You must be to bus loading by the designated time 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 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. Getting to the start early will allow you to revel in the cool mountain air, access toilets first, and participate in the early morning fun. GET THERE EARLY!


For your convenience we have aid stations at all odd numbered mile marker for the marathon and at even numbered mile markers for the half marathon.


Half Marathon

mile 3

mile 5

mile 7

mile 9

mile 11

mile 13

mile 15

mile 2

mile 17

mile 4

mile 19

mile 6

mile 21

mile 8

mile 23

mile 10

mile 25

mile 12

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. GU will be available at the start and mile 7 & 19. Orange slices will be available at mile 9 & 21.

The course is supported for 6 hours. From 6:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Police, cones, Portapotties, and aid stations will not be available after 12:00 p.m.



Starts at 6:00 a.m. towards the top of the Nebo Loop. We will start this on time, so please make sure you are on time for the bus loading.

  • Music
  • GU
  • Water
  • Powerade
  • Porta Potties


Half Marathon

Starts at 6:30 a.m. 12 miles up Payson Canyon. We will start this on time, so please make sure you are on time for the bus loading.



Starts at 7:00 a.m. at Memorial Park.


A bag drop is provided at the start of the Marathon and Half Marathon. 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 line, 15 minutes before the start of the half marathon. You can retrieve it after you finish.



Flo-Foto is by far one of the best in the event photography industry! Look for photographers at the start line, along the course, finish line, photo backdrops in the runner’s corral, and awards stage. We are providing your social media pictures for free.

  • Social Media size photo download: FREE
  • High Resolution photo download: $1.99


A complimentary post-race sports massage and chiropractic analysis will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on a first come first serve basis in the finish area. Massages are provided by licensed massage therapists.



Mt. Nebo Marathon, half marathon, and 5K race will be professionally timed. The chips will be attached to the back of your bib number. Please don’t wrinkle or stuff the bib in your pocket.


The first 3 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.


To watch and support your runners please find a viewing area that allows you to drive and park without interfering with the runners or course. Please park in parking lots. Do not park along the runner’s path (course).


The finish line is at Memorial Park.

Address: 250 S Main St, Payson, UT 84651

After finishing you are welcomed into the runners corral where you will receive water, food and more! Food is only available for Nebo participants. When you join us at our fun finish line enjoy:

  • Food
  • Water & Powerade
  • Music
  • Awards
  • Sponsor Swag
  • Flo-Foto Photography
  • Porta Potties
  • Bag Drop
  • Awesome Finisher Medals



The top three finishers, male and female of the Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K will receive a free entry into the 2022 Mt. Nebo race 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 Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K.

Awards Ceremonies

5k overall: 7:45 a.m.
5k age group: 8:00 a.m.
Half Overall: 8:15 a.m.
Half Age Group: 8:45 a.m.
Marathon Overall: 9:00 a.m.
Marathon Age Group: 10:15 a.m.

Next Price Increase MarathonHalf5K
September, 1 $79.95$69.95$21.95
January, 1 $84.95$74.95$24.95
March, 1 $89.95$79.95$27.95
May, 1 $94.95$84.95$29.95
July, 1 $84.95$74.95$24.95
August, 1 $104.95$94.95$34.95
August, 27 $109.95$99.95$39.95
Expo Pricing
August, 27 $109.95$99.95$39.95

$3.00 Facebook discount available during registration.
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