The St. George Marathon
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Rated by Runner's World as one of the four "Marathons to Build a Vacation Around" in the World. Included in Runner`s World 10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons and Top 20 Marathons in the USA. It begins in the majestic Pine Valley mountains and descends nearly 2600 feet through scenic southwest Utah, to the beautiful Worthern Park. The St. George Marathon is a point-to-point race which is USA Track & Field Certified & Sanctioned. Runner's World listed the St. George Marathon as the fastest fall marathon. A fun an scenic race.
The Huntman World Senior Games
October 3, 2010
The HUNTSMAN WORLD SENIOR GAMES, as it is known today, began in 1987 as the World Senior Games, an international senior sports competition. Founded by Daisy and John H. Morgan, Jr., the Games began with their vision of an international sports event for men and women ages 55 and better. Both agreed that the golden years were better when good health and physical fitness became a way of life, not an occasional hobby. Since its inception, the Games have been open to all men and women meeting the age requirement. The second year of the Games the age requirement was reduced from age 55 to age 50 to include more athletes and to encourage those looking at retirement to become involved in a personal fitness program or team sport.
Ironman St. George, Utah
May 7, 2011
St. George will host the World Triathlon Corporation's newest Ironman event, consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run. The inaugural Ford Ironman St. George will utilize a variety of Utah’s scenery, to include Sand Hollow Reservoir, Snow Canyon and the Red Cliffs Desert Reserve. It will be a qualifying even for the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Ironman is the world's premier endurance event and it is perfectly suited for St. George. The course highlights the striking scenery and contrasting landscapes, offering athletes and fans an experience they are sure to remember,