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Race Dates

2017: TBD
2016: Saturday, July 30, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Loop
Surface: Road/Pavement
Certified?: Yes

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 75°F (23°C)
Average High: 86°F (30°C)
Average Low: 63° F (17°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: Request Score
Course Score: Request Score

Race Size

2016: 90 Finishers
2015: 100 Finishers
2014: 98 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2016: 10%
2015: 8%
2014: 11.2%

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Morgan Valley Marathon course travels through the Morgan Valley. The start and finish are at the Morgan County Fairgrounds.

Marathon Rankings

The Morgan Valley Marathon was the 413th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 409th largest in 2014.

This year 10% of finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 8% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.

This gives the Morgan Valley Marathon the 265th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 143rd highest percentage so far in 2016.

There are currently no Course or PR Scores for the Morgan Valley Marathon. If you would like scores calculated, send a request here.

Learn more about PR Scores and Course Scores on the FAQ page.

Elevation Chart

Max Elevation: 5214 feet (1589m)
Min Elevation: 4884 feet (1489m)

No course elevation available at this time.

Ratings & Reviews for the Morgan Valley Marathon

5 Stars from 1 Reviews

review of 2016 Morgan Valley Marathon.   

5 / 5 Stars


Utah is my 40th state and the Morgan Valley Marathon is my favorite (small) race to date! The organizers did a top notch job! Course support was excellent; we started right at dawn to minimize time in the heat later; and everyone was friendly, helpful and well trained. We love the smaller races and this one is tops. It was unusually hot but they put roving aid stations on the course and were constantly checking with cars, 4-wheelers and bicycles to make sure everyone was OK or get them any help required.

Race Tips

The course is all small rolling hills with a very few exceptions. Mile markers are posted but there are no course timers/timing mats. Beautiful run out in the country!

Logistical Tips (Hotels, Restaurants, Parking, Discounts, etc.)

No expo, but they did have a pasta dinner. Unfortunately there are no hotels in Morgan, but we stayed in Layton and the drive was only 25 minutes. Free parking at rave start. 5:30am start, but you'll be glad when the sun tops the hills.

Finish Time Equivalent

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