Run, Indulge, and Party
Utah’s favorite party run! Come celebrate with us October 2021! In addition to the festivities and fun you are sure to experience at this years best Haunted race, Runtastic Events is honored to have the opportunity to partner with the Elizabeth Smart Foundation for the Runtastic HAUNTED Series. The ESF is determined to add spread awareness and motivate parents, law enforcement, and leaders worldwide to focus on children’s safety. Find out more at Elizabeth Smart Foundation.
Date & Location
October 23, 2021
Finish Line: Sugar House Park
1330 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Half: 8:00 am
5K: 8:30 am
Kid's Run: 11:00 am
Registration CLOSES on Saturday Oct 23rd (space permitting) at the following times.
- Half Marathon: 5:30am
- 5K: 8:15am
- Kids Run: 10:45am
Expo & Packet Pick Up
Where: Mountain America Expo Center
9575 State St, Sandy, UT 84070
When: Friday, October 22nd, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Enjoy exclusive offers and deals from our Expo vendors. Please pick up your packet, bib number, shirt, and race swag at the expo/packet pickup the day before the race. You must have a photo ID to pick up your packet. You may pick up someone else’s packet if you have a copy of their photo ID.
Packets will be available for pickup the day of the race at the blue Runtastic Info Tent for $5.00 (The info tent will be at Sugarhouse Park near the finish line-so you will want to give yourself enough time to get to the buses if you are running the half-the bus loading is at Highland High School)
Parking: Highland High School
2166 S 1700 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Half Marathon Bus Loading: Highland High School- from 5:30 a.m to 6:45 a.m. You must be at the bus loading by 6:35 a.m. to guarantee transportation to the start. If you miss the bus you forfeit your registration and ability to run the race. We want you to enjoy the race, so please be prompt.
All half marathon runners must ride the buses to the starting area. Your bib is required to get on a bus. We know it’s early! Please make every effort to arrive early with time to spare so that the race can start on time.
There are seven aid stations throughout the course:
• Aid Station 1 @ mile 3
• Aid Station 2 @ mile 5
• Aid Station 3 @ mile 7
• Aid Station 4 @ mile 9
• Aid Station 5 @ mile 11, 5K @ mile 1.3
Water, Powerade, vaseline, porta-potties, and a first aid kit will be available at each station. Look for Powerade on the first table and water on the second. Energy Gels will be available at the half marathon start and mile 7.
A bag drop is provided at the half marathon start. Please use the bag you receive at packet pickup to put any items that you have at the start and won’t be running with. Using the zip tie provided in your bag, attach the tear-off tag on your bib to the bag. You can drop your clothes at Mile 1 or aid station 1, however, they will not be dropped off until the course is cleaned up. You can also pick up your items at our office in American Fork up to 2 weeks after the event. After 2 weeks items are donated.
The Start of the Half Marathon is at the summit of Little Mountain up Emigration Canyon. While you wait for the race to start you can enjoy:
- Drop Bag Trailer*
- Energy Gels*
- Costume Contest*
- Pumpkin Starting Arch*
- Fire Pits*
- Hot Chocolate*
*Only Available at the Half Marathon Start
Look for photographers at the start line, along the course, finish line, photo backdrops in the runner’s corral, and awards stage. We are providing your social media pictures for free.
- Social Media size photo download: FREE
MASSAGE & CHIRO
A complimentary post-race sports massage will be available from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00am on a first come first serve basis in the finish area. Massages are provided by licensed massage therapists.
TIMING & BIBS
Haunted Half Marathon, 5K, and kids race will be professionally timed. The chips will be attached to the back of your bib number. Please don’t wrinkle or stuff the bib in your pocket.
The first 3 places, male and female, will be determined by gun time (regular timing). All other awards will be determined by using Chip Time.
- Gun Time is the time elapsed from the sound of the gun to the finish line.
- Chip Time is the real time from when the runner crosses the starting line to crossing the finish line.
Results are available in the following ways:
- On Screen at the Results Trailer
- Personal Printed Result at the Results Trailer
- Online at Results
Note: If you alter or damage your chip your time may not be read correctly. Wear your bib on the outermost layer of clothing.
Finish Line Fun!
Photos, Food, and More
- Water & Powerade
- Face in Hole Cartoon Signs
Finish Line Food
The top three finishers, male and female of the Half Marathon and 5K will receive a place medal, free entry into the 2022 Haunted Half – Salt Lake race in their respective categories as well as the following prizes: TBD
Age group Medals will be given to the top three, male and female, of the Half Marathon and 5K.
5k Overall: 9:15 a.m.
5k Age Group: TBD
Half Marathon Overall: 9:45 a.m.
Half Marathon Age Group: TBD
Kids Overall: 11:20 a.m.