St George Utah Marathon| October 6, 2012
Strap on your running shoes or bring your lawn chairs to watch and cheer on the runners, because the 2012 St George Marathon comes to our fair city this weekend on October 6, 2012 at the Dixie Center in St. George, UT (1835 Convention Center Drive). In addition to the actual marathon that takes place on Saturday, October 6th, the following activities will take place during the weekend:
Friday October 5, 2012 9:00 am to 9:00 pm – Health & Fitness Expo, sponsored by NordicTrack.
4:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Pasta Dinner, Dixie Convention Center. Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids. Get all the pasta you can eat!
Saturday October 6, 2012
7:00 am to 8:00 am-Mayors Walk-Come and walk with the mayor, friends and family to the St George Marathon finish line.
Walk begins at 7:00 a.m. at Bluff Street Park located at 700 North Bluff Street, and follows Diagonal Street to Main Street to 300 South, ending at the finish line at Vernon Worthen Park, 350 East 300 South. Walkers must finish by 8:00 a.m. to ensure an open course for the Wheelchair Division. Entry fee is $10.
If you are interested in volunteering for the 2012 St George Marathon, please visit the St George Marathon website to fill out their volunteer form. Runner’s World has named our city’s marathon as one of the “10 Most Scenic and Fastest Marathons” and “Top 20 Marathons in the USA” as well as one of the four “Marathons to Build a Vacation Around“. In 2010 the St George Marathon was voted “most organized” by Runners World Magazine. So, if you can’t participate, you may still want to come out to help cheer the runners on.