WHAT IS THE TOP OF ZION RELAY?
Top of Zion is more than just running … It is one of the toughest and most beautiful relays around! As you may know, a relay race usually consists of 12 team members, or 6 “ultra” team members, taking turns running the distance of approximately 200 miles over the course of 24 -36 hours. But the Top of Zion Relay is unique from all other relays because it features some of the most breathtaking, diverse, awe-inspiring scenery in the world – views which runners will literally have to work for! The Top of Zion relay goes from Capital Reef National Park to Zion National Park.
We provide the View!!! The rest is up to YOU!!!
WHY RUN THE TOP OF ZION RELAY?
World Famous Scenery, the Goods, the Challenge, and the fun!
Just imagine yourself running through red towering cliffs, steep forests, majestic vistas, white mountain rock, open plains, country roads, quiet lakes, serene aspen-covered valleys, small rural towns and much more. You and your team will ascend over 14,000 feet and descend over 14,000 feet! Do you have what it takes? Are you a Top of Zion Warrior??!? Come run it for yourself and find out just how tough you really are!! There is nothing better than to be in the company of your family and friends as you enjoy a natural high of conquering your run through such God-given wonders.
WHO WILL RUN THE TOP OF ZION RELAY?
Are you up for a challenge? Do you want an unforgettable memory? Do you need to get out and clear your mind? Do you want to strengthen some relationships?
If you can run a 1/2 marathon you can run a relay!
WHERE IS THE TOP OF ZION RELAY?
The relay will begin at Capitol Reef National Park, turn on to Utah’s only “All-American Road” (also known as Highway 12). The “All-American” road passes through Dixie National Forest, over Boulder Mountain, through Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Red Canyon, Bryce Canyon National Park and several other smaller state parks. 122 miles of the 204 mile course will be run here. The course continues south on the “Scenic Byway” 89 for a short distance before it turns onto Mammoth road heading for more of Dixie National Forest on Cedar Mountain (highway 14). The last legs turns onto Navajo Lake road and runs south overlooking the top of Zion National Park!
JUNE 23 - 24, 2017!!!