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zion sept 9-10, 2016

New for 2014 and beyond!!!
The Zion race does not require teams to find volunteers! You heard us right, NO VOLUNTEERS! Now you can concentrate on finding more runners crazy enough to be on your team!

Ancient Roman philosophers once said that if you have never participated in a relay race that involves riding a chair lift, then you haven't truly lived. Red Rock Relay Zion was developed in strict adherence to that age-old wisdom.

Teams of 12 run relay style through 187 miles of southern Utah's most stunning landscapes in a journey that starts on a Friday morning at Brian Head ski resort and ends sometime the following day at the base of Zion National Park. Teams split into two cars so one set of six runners can rest while the other set of six takes turns running their legs of the race. Teams switch off running and resting until each runner has run three times, and then they are all standing together in a exhausted daze at the finish line, gazing up at the base of an extraordinary red rock monolith.

At this moment you can see the pride and sense of accomplishment welling up within them and fighting to get to the surface, despite being blocked by some severely over-taxed sweat glands. For 24-36 hours they have kept each other hydrated, eaten out of a cooler, laughed hysterically and danced maniacally, stayed close together in the dark, and possibly slept for a minute, and it has been the journey of a lifetime and has handed them far more fulfillment than they had expected.

Oh, yes...and there was a chairlift.

Runner number one, get ready to sprint! The race begins at the Doubletree Grand Lodge in Brian Head, Utah, and runners have a one mile dash through the chilled morning air. Their first destination is the ski resort, where they wrap up in blankets and board a chairlift that takes them up to the start of their 3.5 mile trail run.

From that illustrious beginning, things just continue getting more scenic and delightful as the teams cruise through Cedar Breaks (HOLY COW gorgeous overlooks), down Cedar Canyon (OH MUH HECK speedy downhill runs), through Newcastle and Veyo (SHUCKS, DANG stunning views) and through Hurricane out to Springdale (GEE WHIZ awesome sauce finish line). The start line elevation is over 11,000 feet and the finish is 3,000, so for those of you who never were good at math, that means a net loss of 8,000 feet in elevation over the course of 187 miles.

That there, my friends, is the formula for a stud-sandwiches relay course. Come eat up!

Brian Head to Duck Creek
Legs 1-6
Leg 1 - Navajo Tacos - 2.62 miles
Leg 2 - The Diablo - 2.91 miles
Leg 3 - Cedar Disco Break - 8.43 miles
Leg 4 - Bryce View Master - 7.17 miles
Leg 5 - Mammoth Miles - 3.87 miles
Leg 6 - Duck Creek Dance - 5.84 miles

Cedar City to Newcastle
Legs 13-18
Leg 13 - Sagebrush Serenade - 5.36 miles
Leg 14 - Juniper Jump - 3.63 miles
Leg 15 - Desert Solitude - 4.59 miles
Leg 16 - Dirty Devil - 5.8 miles
Leg 17 - Off Roadie - 5.02 miles
Leg 18 - Newcastle Nights - 5.53 miles

Veyo to Washington City
Legs 25-30
Leg 25 - Black Dog - 3.05 miles
Leg 26 - Highway Hustle - 6.17 miles
Leg 27 - Canyon Overlook - 2.65 miles
Leg 28 - Red Panorama - 7.32 miles
Leg 29 - Red Hills - 3.33 miles
Leg 30 - Washington Warp - 2.1 miles
Duck Creek to Cedar City
Legs 7-12
Leg 7 - Navajo Ninja - 5.82 miles
Leg 8 - Lava Lovin - 4.62 miles
Leg 9 - Top of the World - 2.94 miles
Leg 10 - Cedar Descent 1 - 6.53 miles
Leg 11 - Cedar Descent 2 - 6.73 miles
Leg 12 - SUU fun run - 6.47 miles

Newcastle to Veyo
Legs 19-24
Leg 19 - Super Iron - 8.36 miles
Leg 20 - Cap'n Kirk - 2.7 miles
Leg 21 - Runner of the Corn - 3.67 miles
Leg 22 - The Spooky Leg - 5.17 miles
Leg 23 - Pine Valley Push - 4.52 miles
Leg 24 - Very Veyo - 6.92 miles

Washington City to Zion
Legs 31-36
Leg 31 - Telegraph Tease - 5.97 miles
Leg 32 - Run Toger Run - 6.74 miles
Leg 33 - Rock You Like a Hurricane - 5.15 miles
Leg 34 - The Badlands - 6.17 miles
Leg 35 - Behold Zion - 7.48 miles
Leg 36 - Grande Finale - 6.67 miles

Early Bird Registration
Regular Team (12 person) - $1099
Ultra Team (6 person) - $549
High School Team (12 person) - $549

Regular Registration
Regular Team (12 person) - $1199
Ultra Team (6 person) - $649
High School Team (12 person) - $649

Late Registration
Regular Team (12 person) - $1299
Ultra Team (6 person) - $749
High School Team (12 person) - $749

Cedar Breaks Lodge Resort & Spa - Brian Head

We are located at 9,600 feet elevation with fresh, crisp mountain air and breathtaking scenery, it's the perfect place to be. The lodge offers over 7 different unit types, conference space, a full service restaurant and lounge, indoor swimming pool, fitness center, day spa, on-site ski and bike storage, outdoor BBQ area, sauna and steam room, organized activities and outings, archery, and much more.

Make reservations through one of the following:

1. Online:

2. By Email:

3. By Phone: Group Coordinator, Jessica McInnis, Tel: 702.823.7584 (Monday-Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm PST)

One Bedroom-$113
One Bedroom Grand-$129
Two Bedroom- $153
Two Bedroom Grand- $169

Tax is 14.9% and Resort fee of $10+tax per night.
We have some great news Redrockers! We have finalized a crazy awesome deal with Coral Springs Resort to make rooms available to all Zion runners. These guys have given Redrock some seriously big discounts, so you don't want to miss out!

For maximum comfort and convenience, stay both Friday and Saturday nights...we sure will be!

Don't forget to use code "Red Rock Relay" for race discounts!

3 bed/2 bath sleeps 4-12 $299.00 per night **includes cleaning fee click for photos
2 bed/2 bath sleeps 4-10 $249.00 per night **includes cleaning fee click for photos

Perfectly located between St. George and Zion National Park, Coral Springs Resort is the ideal location for Red Rock Relay participants. One, two and three bedroom suites are complete with full kitchen's, spacious living area and patio's - plus multiple google tv's! After an action packed day of running, climbing or hiking, the luxury of Coral Springs will welcome you home to relax at the pool, in the hot tub, or in front of the fire.

98 N. 6680 W.
Hurricane, UT 84737


Phone number: 1-435-879-5839


Discount code word: red rock relay

Directions to the Resort:
In your GPS, enter: 82 North Coral Canyon Blvd. Hurricane, UT 84737

From I-15, take exit 16 (Hurricane and Zions Canyon)
Merge onto UT-9 W/State Hwy 9 W toward Hurricane
Slight right onto State St/State Route 9
Take the first right onto N Coral Canyon Blvd.
Turn right onto Foothills Canyon Dr.
Turn right onto Coral Springs Drive.
Pass the Texaco Gas Station on your right. We're straight ahead against the mountain.

If any participant needs directions, feel free to contact us anytime at 801-298-9137.
When contacting these hotels, make sure to ask for the "Red Rock Relay" rate!

Cedar City Hotels
Abbey Inn
$75 + tax for 1-2 adults

Best Western Town & Country
$85.00 + tax

Crystal Inn
$88.00 + tax

Brian Head Lodging
Alpine Lodging & Condo Rentals
Condos starting at $69. Please call for additional rates

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