Half Marathon & 5K
Grand Teton Half Marathon & 5K
MAY 31-JUNE 1, 2024 | JACKSON, WY
MAY 31-JUNE 1, 2024 | JACKSON, WY
Possibly our prettiest course ever....you'll run a flat, paved road over the Snake River and through scenic pastures. The final miles lead to a stunning reveal of the Grand Teton mountain range and a picture-perfect finish line.
Expo & Bib Pickup
Travel to Jackson & Wilson, WY
Plug in the following expo & start line location to meet us for race weekend!
1455 Beckley Park Way
We recommend staying in Jackson or Wilson, WY. There's plenty of lodging throughout the valley, up at Teton Village, and in the town of Jackson. You can review our race day parking and shuttle locations, if you like to plan around that.
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Grand Teton National Park
We realize that the races in this series are out of the way for most runners, and it may be the only time that you visit these breathtaking areas. One of our biggest desires is that you walk away from this event having fully experienced what the region has to offer.
While in the area we encourage you to continue the adventure and spend time in the parks!
Good Trip Adventures
Inclusive & eco-conscious tours through US National Parks.
Good Trip Adventures goes beyond the guide books to give you an adventure travel experience you can’t get anywhere else. With our experienced guides, you’ll emerge from our trips with expert knowledge, new connections, and a smile so big it’ll hurt your face.
Whether you’re looking to meet other travelers on a small-group day hike, want to connect with your family on a private day tour, or experience a multi-day excursion, we have the trip and the guide for your needs!
We want you to have as broad or as deep of an experience of our National Parks and their surrounding areas as possible. We have created a scavenger hunt made up of all kinds of adventures and experiences you can have here at Grand Teton.
The challenge consists of activities that fit into 6 categories: History, Hiking, Explore, Food/Dining, Education, and Stewardship.
Each activity is worth points towards a Grand Teton Explorer badge! They are worth a different number of points based on difficulty and you can choose which to tackle based on your interests. Whether you have an afternoon or a week at the park, you should be able to plan an amazing itinerary with these suggestions!
Our Explorer Club scavenger hunts can be found in the Neocaching App (iOS & Android). Discover your activities there and log them to earn a Grand Teton Explorer Club badge!
Note: You are responsible for your safety if you attempt to participate in any of these activities. Always check the weather before starting a hike, and speak with a park or forest ranger for updated information regarding trail conditions, closures, and permits.
Bradley-Taggart Trail Loop
A relaxed, 5 mile round-trip hike that visits a glacier formed lake.
This is a beautiful but challenging 12 mile round-trip hike that will take about 8 hours to complete. There will likely be some snow toward the top of the trail and stunning views of the tetons.
There's many options for how to experience Jenny Lake - take a boat ride, hike the perimeter, or get right into the water for a swim!
Snake River Overlook
This is the location where Ansel Adams took his iconic picture of the Tetons in 1942. The overlook is easily accessible from the roadside parking lot located nine miles north of Moose on the main highway. This is easily one of the most beautiful views of the mountain range. You don’t want to miss it!
Rendezvous Point (via Tram!)
For this hike, take the Jackson Hole Tram from Teton Village up to Rendezvous Point. The views on the 15 minute tram ride, alone, are breathtaking. At the top you’ll get an incredible view of the Snake River Valley and Grand Teton National Park and the Gros Ventre Range. It’s amazing!
Grand Teton Half & 5K Registration
Registration opens: August 4, 2023 at 8:00am MDT
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Grand Teton Half Marathon Bibs | $149 $119
Grand Teton 5K Bibs | $55 $45
Ready to Get Involved?
Sign up for a volunteer shift to support runners and earn a $50/$100 race credit!
"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! To behold this alone is worth the pains of any excursion a thousand times over." -John Muir
Get to Know Your Half Marathon Course
Maps & Elevation
This is a GREAT course! Possibly our prettiest ever! It’s very scenic and the finish line has some amazing views of the Teton range! You don’t want to miss out on running this.
The race will begin in Wilson, WY. The start line is at the Stilson Lot just off the Teton Pass Hwy at Beckley Park Way. We'll begin by running west with traffic along Teton Pass Hwy (hwy 22) for a little over a mile. We will then take a right on 3rd Street, followed by an immediate right onto Main street crossing HHR Ranch road and jump onto the jogging trail.
We will stay on this beautiful and flat paved trail until we come to Moose Wilson Rd, which we will cross, and run over Snake River using the pedestrian bridge. After crossing the bridge, we will run east against traffic on Teton Pass Hwy (hwy 22) until about mile 6.25. We will then take a left onto Spring Gulch Road where we will stay for the remainder of the race.
The elevation change on the course is marginal. The chart makes it look like a beast, but it is only over a few hundred feet. This will be a slightly challenging, but overwhelmingly beautiful course!
The majority of this course is on a wide paved road.
Aid Stations (Bring your own cup!)
All aid stations are cup-free so remember to bring your own hydration solution or request a FREE Nathan reusable cup when you register.
Expect about 6 aid stations on the course near mile 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, and 12 (Exact locations vary). A medic will be stationed typically at the aid station at or near mile 9. Aid stations include toilets, water, Gnarly Hydrate, Honey Stinger gels, basic first aid supplies, and sometimes more. Cups are not provided on course to help reduce waste.
Interested in running a Double or Quad by combining the half marathon with other races? Click here!
Fundraise for your chosen race and your registration fee could be waived. All funds go to Wander Project to support efforts in and around the communities that host our events.
New this year, YOU choose whether the funds you raise support a WP community partner or an organization that matters to you!
Volunteer with Us!
Our volunteers help runners at the race expo, finish line, merchandise tent, and beyond! Join us for a 3-4hr shift and earn a $50 or $100 credit towards a future race (credits can be gifted!)
HOW TO PREPARE
Grand Teton Race Logistics
Come here to prepare for your race weekend!
You have a couple of options for picking up your bib and race packet including at the race expo or we can mail it to you. When you register, we ask you to indicate when you plan to pick up your bib. If you plans change, don’t worry about it. We only ask to help us plan in terms of numbers.
Option #1: Race Expo (recommended)
Race expos are held the Friday before the race. They typically run 5-7 hours, allowing you to get your bib at your convenience.
Option #2: Race Morning (not recommended)
We will have limited race morning packet pickup at the start line (not the shuttle pickup locations). We do not recommend waiting until the morning, but if it cannot be avoided - we understand.
Option #3: Shipped Before the Race
There is a cost of $30 if you want to have your bib and shirt mailed to you. We do this as a convenience for runners not wanting to drive to the area early. You can add a shipped bib to your registration until one month before the race by logging into RunSignup, clicking Manage Registration, and Add Ons.
Refunds: Once your package is shipped, you are officially checked in to the race and no longer qualify for our refund, deferment, or transfer options.
Location: May 31, 2023
Hours: TBD morning thru afternoon
Location: Stilson Lot (1455 Beckley Park Way, Wilson, WY)
We recommend joining us for the race expo! You can pick up your bib packet, check out merchandise, and meet fellow runners. We'll have a variety of swag from race shirts to our favorite Hydro Flasks and everything in-between.
Please stick to the expo hours, so that traffic can clear and runners arriving for the 5K at 6:00pm can do so smoothly.
Bring Your Own Bag!
In our ongoing effort to eliminate waste during our races, our expos are bagless events. We encourage you to BYOB (bring your own bag) to hold your bib, race shirt, and any goodies you pick up from the race expo!
The race starts at 6:30 am (MT) sharp at the Stilson Lot! We do not start our races late so please get to the start line early.
Friday (May 31)
TBD Morning thru Afternooon - Race expo & Bib pickup
* Bib pickup will be available until the 5K start
5:45 pm - 5K runners line up
6:00 pm - 5K starts!
6:45 pm - 5K Awards Ceremony
Saturday (June 3)
4:00 am - All parking lots and open for shuttle pickup
4:30 am - Shuttle leaves from Jackson & race day bib pickup opens at the start line
Grab this shuttle at 250 N Cache street!
5:00 am - Stilson parking lot closes
Remaining cars must park at the Ranch lot and take a shuttle to the start line.
5:45 am - Last shuttle leaves from Ranch lot to the start line
6:15 am - All runners line up & last call for gear check
6:25 am - National Anthem
6:30 am - Grand Teton Half Marathon starts!
~7:30 am - Spectator shuttles begin
This is round-trip shuttle service from all event parking lots to the finish line.
9:15 am - Awards Ceremony (near the finish line)
Morning & Afternoon - Shuttles will return runners and spectators to all parking lots as they fill up.
Arrive early & get ready with us
We encourage runners to arrive early on race morning. Find a parking spot, grab some Summit Coffee or hot chocolate, and listen for updates from our race announcer (they're the one with the megaphone and early-bird energy)!
The race will have 3 parking areas for runners, listed below and shown on the map.
Shuttles will return runners to all parking lots after the race.
To avoid traffic congestion, we strongly encourage runners to arrive early - we will have plenty of coffee and hot chocolate waiting for you at the start line race morning.
Parking & Shuttle Locations
Looking for spectator shuttles to the finish line? Check out the Spectators Info & Shuttles tab below!
Once runners are dropped off, they will walk to the start line via a tunnel. We will direct traffic here to avoid congestion.
Hours: Drop-off allowed before 5:30am to keep road clear for the race
Where: Rendezvous Park on Moose Wilson Rd. (runners will walk to the start line via a tunnel!)
Hours: Approximately 7:00 am - afternoon
Returning to? Stilson lot, Ranch lot, and 250 N Cache Street
All spectators and runners will need to shuttle back to their car from the finish line!
These shuttles will be leaving continuously as they fill up. The last shuttle will leave shortly after the last runners have completed their race.
Where can I cheer on my runner?
Spectators are welcome to cheer their runner on at the start line (park at Stilson Lot) or the finish line (shuttle access only). Once the race has begun, shuttles will begin transporting spectators to the finish line and back throughout the morning.
Spectators can also catch their runner near Mile 2. Park at Wilson Elementary to watch as they run up the Jackson Hole Community Pathway System.
No Parking Allowed at the Finish Line
Parking at the finish line or along Spring Gulch Rd. is still strictly prohibited, as it blocks the road for runners and residents alike. Please use the shuttle to reach the finish line on race day.
Spectator Shuttle Info
Our spectator shuttles run between the finish line and the lots below. You MUST use a shuttle to reach the finish line.
We recommend downloading the RaceJoy app to track your runner's progress, send them cheers, and determine when to meet them at the finish line!
TBD until 5pm - Bib Pickup Hours
5:15 pm - 5K runners must be parked
5:45 pm - Runners line up
6:00 pm - RACE STARTS!
6:45 pm - Awards Ceremony
This is a beautiful course to give you a chance to work your legs out and enjoy a run with friends and family. The race begins from the expo location in Wilson, then run along Beckley Park Way before getting on Teton Pass Hwy (Hwy 22).
Runners will then jump onto a jogging trail and loop around the pasture before returning to the finish line.
There will be one aid station on the course near the half way point (mile 1.5). The aid station will have water, Gnarly Hydrate, and bathrooms. Like the half marathon, this race will be cupless!
Our expo will be in the same place as the start line (Stilson lot in Wilson, WY). 5K bibs will be available for pickup until just before the start of the race. Please arrive early and pick up your bib during expo hours when possible.
Looking for more fun, more of a challenge, and more swag? Sign up for the Moose Double (5K + Half)!
What are the Doubles & Quads?
During the month of June we host four races on back-to-back weekends:
Weekend 1: Grand Teton Half Marathon + Grand Teton 5K (May 31-June 1, 2024)
Weekend 2: Yellowstone Half Marathon + Yellowstone 5K (June 7-8, 2024)
These races showcase the incredible beauty of Wyoming and Montana AND they are driving distance to each other! To give our runners an extra challenge (and an opportunity to keep exploring the parks), we've created a series of combination events. Our intrepid Double and Quad runners commit to running either a 5K + Half Marathon, 2 Half Marathons, or all 4 races in the span of one week!
Grand Teton 5K
Grand Teton Half Marathon
Two races, one weekend! You'll run both Grand Teton races within the span of 24 hours. Pretty hard, core right?
Check in before the 5K and use this bib for both races.
With a Moose Double registration, you'll earn:
Grand Teton Half Marathon
Yellowstone Half Marathon
Two half marathons, two Saturdays, and one week of exploring in some of the most incredible places in the United States!
Check in at Grand Teton and use this bib for both races.
With a Grizzly Double registration, you'll earn:
Grand Teton 5K
Grand Teton Half Marathon
Yellowstone Half Marathon
We initially thought this would be too intense, but for you champions - the demand was there! You'll run four races over two weekends, with tons of time for hiking the National Parks in-between. We're pretty sure this one of the most hardcore vacations we can imagine!
Check in at Grand Teton and use this bib for all four races.
With a Grand Quad registration, you'll earn:
Double & Quad Registration
You MUST register for your specific Double or Quad, not separate races.
If you register for the races separately, you will need to upgrade into the correct Double/Quad in order to receive special swag and medals.
*if you deferred or transferred into this race your race credit will appear as $0. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll complete the upgrade for you!
As nature lovers, we are committed to keeping our events sustainable and managing negative impacts on the environment. Our goal is to send less than one bag of actual “trash” to the landfill after each event. We have managed to meet this goal at events with over 3,000 participants!
Here's how you can help us:
All Vacation Races events are "cup-free". Coolers of water and Gnarly Hydrate (electrolyte drink) are available at all aid stations, but cups will not be provided on course or at the finish line. In order to stay hydrated, we ask you to bring one of the following:
1. Reusable water bottle - you can fill these up at any aid station and at the start/finish
2. Nathan reusable cup - These handheld cups fold into a pocket and are our recommended choice! We offer these free when you register, but they will also be available at the expo for $10.
3. Hydration pack - These are refillable backpacks meant for running that allow you to access fluid via a built-in straw.
ZERO WASTE CONTAINERS
You can help us reduce trash by sorting disposable items into the appropriate container.
You’ll notice three containers at our events:
Please avoid putting organic waste and compostable items in the wrong bin. It gets gross to sort through.
When possible, we also use Great Outdoors Composting Portable Toilets which conserve water, eliminates the use of harmful chemicals, and create a nutrient rich soil amenity. It is the best pooping experience you will ever have. To learn more or to have them at your event visit GreatOutdoorsToilets.com or ask the race officials for more information.
Visit RunSignup for race results. Runner times are available ~20 minutes after you finish the race. Keep in mind, the results are not official until all runners have crossed the finish line, and have been reviewed by the event director. Because our age group winners are based on chip time, it is possible to cross the finish line before someone else in your age group while still finishing with a slower time than them.
You can view race results from past races below:
2020 Grand Teton Half Virtual Results | Virtual 5K Results
2019 Grand Teton Half Results | 5K Results
2018 Grand Teton Half Half Results
2017 Grand Teton Half Half Results
2016 Grand Teton Half Half Results
Half Marathon Photos
Half Marathon race photos are offered to our runners for FREE! Race photos are available the Friday following the week of the race via RunSignup. We will send out an email when they're posted to the album. Currently, we do not offer race photos for the 5K.
Share your experiences with us!
Be sure to use #TetonHalf in any photos you post from the race or your adventures exploring the park so we can share in the fun with you!
Exclusive Grand Teton Half Marathon merchandise will be available both at the race expo and near the finish line! When possible, we'll have race merch for sale in our online store after the race is over. Please allow time for us to add items online.