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Half Marathons & 5Ks

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Welcome to our world of running adventures and destinations! Our half marathons are carefully designed to offer runners a unique and unforgettable experience. Each race is near a U.S. National Park and are some of the most beautiful places to run in the world. Whether you’re a road or trail runner, we’ve got something for you! Explore the best running routes in the world, all while experiencing the beauty of nature up close.

Check out our wide range of half marathons in the US and complete your very own bucket list of destinations for runners. 

Races In The Vault

Stunningly well organized race experience. Everything about the day was just beautiful and well executed. So inspirational and fun, I would like to come work for you. Of course, it didn't hurt that I won my age group so my opinion might be slightly biased. ;)

Derek J Brouwer II , Yellowstone Half Marathon Runner

Beautiful, fun and hilly course!

Everyone involved in the course was helpful and friendly. The aid stations were fantastic and there were plenty throughout the course. The course was hilly but the views were beautiful. Love, love, love this race!

Tyla Wilson

One of the most beautiful courses I’ve ever run!

The course was challenging but one of the most beautiful courses I’ve ever run. Great event, as always, Vacation Races!

Jana McConnaughey-Belisle

Such a fun and beautiful race

This was such a fun and beautiful race. And the three days of camping were awesome, right near the finish line.

Rocky mountain and Joshua Tree were the two hardest races I've done, but they were completely worth it! Grand Canyon has so far been my favorite! Beautiful course, spirited people, and amazing staff. Not to mention the race shirts always have great designs! My goal is to complete all NP half marathons. I will be doing Zion, Yosemite, and hopefully Lake Powell next year 2018! Thank you Vaction Races for the fun times and everlasting memories.

Shayna Buffalow , Rocky Mountain, Grand Canyon, and Joshua Tree Runner

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