5 Canyons Ultramarathon Event Details

 

What’s in it for me?

– Fully stocked aid stations
– Event drawstring backpack
– Event t-shirt*
– Finisher’s medal*
– $25 credit at the 5 Canyons Silent Auction
– Discounted lodging
– Serious bragging rights
– Good karma!

*Those who register after August 15, 2021, will receive the t-shirt and finisher’s medal based on availability.

 

Packet Pickup, Carb-load, and Silent Auction at the 5 Canyons Festival

Packets with all your swag and event credentials will be available for pickup at the 5 Canyons Festival on Friday, September 24th at the Holladay Village Plaza (corner of Murray-Holladay Rd. and Holladay Blvd.) from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Great food, music, and merchandise will be available. You may use your $10 food credit here.

We will also have a silent auction for a number of very cool items, including ski passes, partner race entries, backpacks, restaurant gift cards, and more. All items will be distributed at the packet pickup.  You may use your $25 silent auction credit here.

Plenty of parking is available on the streets adjacent to the Plaza, in Harmon’s parking lot across the street from the Plaza, in the parking terrace behind the Plaza, and in the Holladay Village shopping center parking lot (4695 Holladay Blvd.) and the Walgreens parking lot (4714 Holladay Blvd.), both just a block away.

 

The Course

You can check out a map of the run on Strava.

The start line is at Elbow Fork in Millcreek Canyon.  A shuttle up the canyon will be provided.

The finish line will be at the Capitol Building.  We will have chocolate milk, drinks, and various snacks for you. There will also be food trucks, so your family can gorge out while they wait for you to attain glory.  There is plenty of parking available in and around the Capitol complex.

 

Aid Stations

You may fuel up at the following aid stations:

  1. Mile 18 – Big Mountain / Top of East Canyon (from about 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM)
  2. Mile 29 – Top of City Creek Canyon (from about 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM)

Each aid station will be equipped with ice water, EFS drink mix (courtesy of First Endurance), Probars (courtesy of PROBAR), and a host of other snacks.

 

Lodging

There are three discounted lodging options for you to choose from:

Hyatt House Cottonwood, 3090 E. 6200 S., Holladay, is located just off of the course, seven minutes from the packet pickup, 12 minutes from the start line, and 20 minutes from the finish line.  Rooms are available for $89 a night and include complimentary breakfast, self-parking, and Wi-Fi.  You may book online until August 24th by clicking here.  You may also call 1-800-993-4751 and ask to book rate code: G-5CAN. After the 24th, you may book based on availability by calling the hotel directly at 801.890.1285.

University Guest House and Conference Center, 110 S. Fort Douglas Blvd., Salt Lake City, is located right on the course, fifteen minutes from the packet pickup, 23 minutes from the start line, and fourteen minutes from the finish line.  Rooms are available for $89 a night and include complimentary self-parking and Wi-Fi.  You may book online until August 24th by clicking here. After the 24th, you may book based on availability by calling the hotel directly at 801.587.1000 and mentioning 5 Canyons.

Salt Lake Marriott Hotel Downtown at City Creek, 75 S. West Temple, Salt Lake City, is located just off of the course, 19 minutes from the packet pickup, 24 minutes from the start line, and four minutes from the finish line.  Rooms are available for $89 a night and include complimentary self-parking and Wi-Fi.  You may book online until September 3rd by clicking here.  After the 3rd, you may book based on availability.

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