The course for the Drop13 is considered by most who
run it the fastest Half Marathon in Utah. This
course starts near Solitude Ski Resort up Big
Cottonwood Canyon and runs down over 3000 feet of
elevation for 13.1 miles to Old Mill Shopping
Center. There are some courses that may have a
slight steeper decline however many racers feel ours
is faster in that it does not require you to press
the breaks as you run down. The downhill is gradual
and fairly consistent. The time of the year has
historically been great for this race as well. Nice
cool temps with highs in the low 70's for the day.
The 5K is the same route of the Half
Marathon. It is an out and back start starting at the
finish line then up the canyon and back to the start.
The aid stations are Mile 2,
4, 6, 8, 10, 11.5 and finish. All have porta potties,
water, Powerade and select have GU Gels.