Join us as we celebrate 11 years of running to 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.


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
10K: 6:45 am
5K: 7:00 am
Current Pricing
Marathon: $114.95
Half: $104.95
10K: $49.95
5K: $39.95
Time left to register: 24 days

2021 SWAG

Full Marathon Finisher Medal

Race Shirt

Half Marathon Finisher Medal

Award Medals

10k/5k 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!

Registration closes Aug 28th (space permitting) at the following times:

  • Half Marathon/Marathon: 3:00am
  • 5K: 6:30am


Get a $2.50 discount per registrant when you register 4 or more people.



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

When: Friday, August 27th 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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.

You can pick up your packet the day of the race at the blue Runtastic info tent for $5.00

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, one for the half marathon, the other for the full marathon. 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 4:00 a.m. to 4:30 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 4:30 a.m. to 5:30 a.m. There will be no late transportation. PLEASE BE AT THE BUSES BY 5:15AM


5:45AM TO 6:15AM

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 half and full marathon runners must ride the buses to the starting area. Your bib is required to get on a bus. 10k you may ride the bus or get dropped off at the start, no parking at the start.

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, and mile 2 for the 5k.


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. Energy Gels will be available at the start and mile 7 & 19.

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. NO SELF TRANSPORTATION TO THE START

  • Music
  • Energy Gels*
  • 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. NO SELF TRANSPORTATION TO THE START



Starts at 6:45am 5 miles up Payson Canyon, We will start this race on time, so please make sure you are on time for the bus loading. NO SELF TRANSPORTATION TO THE START



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

*Only available at the Marathon and Half Marathon Start.


A bag drop is provided at the start of the Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10k. 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 marathon/half marathon. You can retrieve it after you finish.



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


A complimentary post-race sports massage will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on a first come first serve basis in the finish area. Massages are provided by licensed massage therapists.



Mt. Nebo Marathon, Half marathon, 10K 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
  • 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.
  • 10k overall: 8:15 a.m.
  • 10k age group: 8:30am
  • Half Overall: 8:45 a.m.
  • Half Age Group: 9:00 a.m.
  • Marathon Overall: 9:15 a.m.
  • Marathon Age Group: 10:15 a.m.
Next Price Increase MarathonHalf10K5K
September, 1 $79.95$69.95$49.95$21.95
January, 1 $109.95$69.95$49.95$26.95
March, 1 $109.95$69.95$49.95$29.95
May, 1 $109.95$99.95$49.95$29.95
June, 10 $79.95$99.95$38.95$29.95
July, 1 $109.95$99.95$41.95$33.95
August, 1 $109.95$99.95$44.95$36.95
August, 27 $114.95$104.95$49.95$39.95
Expo Pricing
August, 27 $114.95$104.95$49.95$39.95

$3.00 Facebook discount available during registration.
Price Includes All Processing Fees
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