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Snow Canyon Half Marathon

Date: November 2, 2017

In: News, Running

Snow Canyon Half Marathon, a ‘can’t-miss experience,’ attracts runners from 22 states, Canada in 11th edition

Touted by Runner’s World as one of the top half marathons in the United States, known for its breathtaking views and ultra-fast downhill course, the Snow Canyon Half Marathon returns for the 11th time, Nov. 4 at 8:30 a.m. The 13.1-mile race that begins near Diamond Valley and winds its way through the red rocks of Snow Canyon State Park, will enthrall nearly 2,000 participants.

“The …

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Frog Hollow Off-Road Cycling Race

Date: November 1, 2017

In: Cycling, News, Off Road / ATV

Festive atmosphere permeates 25 Hours of Frog Hollow, World’s longest one-day off-road cycling event

What do you that one day of the year when you get an extra hour? Party on a bike – what else?

The 9th annual 25 Hours of Frog Hollow – the longest one-day off-road cycling race in the world – is set to begin at 10 a.m. Nov. 4 and end at 10 a.m. Nov. 5, taking advantage of the extra hour received due to the end …

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RMSB Fall Extravaganza

Date: October 26, 2017

In: Baseball, News

Fall Classic of a younger – and larger – scale makes its way to St. George area in massive youth baseball tournament

With the World Series in full swing, those who yearn to be taken out to the ballgame will have a myriad of options in the St. George area during the weekend of Oct. 27-29. The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball’s annual Fall Extravaganza returns for the 18th consecutive year and will utilize most ballfields in the region.

“RMSB and the …

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Red Bull Rampage 2017

Date: October 24, 2017

In: Mountain Biking, News

Raw Courage in the Untamed Desert of Virgin, Utah

The raw, untamed desert landscape of Virgin, with its large boulders and unpredictable cliffside undulations, will play host to 20 of the world’s top mountain bike riders during the 12th annual Red Bull Rampage, set for 10 a.m. on Oct. 27.

The event can be seen live on Red Bull TV Oct. 27, and as a highlight program on NBC on Dec. 24.

“This area seems to call out to the best in the …

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Compelling stories abound at 31st annual Huntsman World Senior Games

Date: October 18, 2017

In: News, Track & Field

The nonagenarian track and field athlete who brings a smile to everyone. The humorous and loquacious former Harlem Globetrotter. A member of the Greatest Generation who can cite at least two reasons why the Huntsman World Senior Games have saved his life. These athletes and many others are spreading their love for their sport at the 31st edition of Games, which is in full swing at venues all over the St. George area through Oct. 21.

“The Huntsman World Senior Games …

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41st Edition of Highly Touted St. George Marathon Continues to Inspire

Date: October 6, 2017

In: News, Running

Two generations after its inception, the St. George Marathon continues to inspire thousands of runners from throughout the world and motivate even more volunteers who support the massive event. The 41st edition will ignite the community once again Oct. 7.

“The St. George Marathon is an internationally known event with a hometown feel,” said Kami Ellsworth, Race Operations Manager for the St. George Marathon. “We have the best community support of any event in the nation. Our volunteers are extraordinary. Many …

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Huntsman World Senior Games Celebrates 31st Annual Senior Games

Date: October 3, 2017

In: News

The Huntsman World Senior Games, which began 30 years ago offering a wide array of sporting events for athletes 50 years and older, is set for Oct. 9-21 at venues throughout the St. George area.

“It’s as big as the Olympic Games and we get to host it here in St. George, Utah, every year,” said Kyle Case, President and CEO of the Huntsman World Senior Games. “The volunteers and the community really come together to make this event happen. We work hard …

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Beauty, accessibility of Sand Hollow State Park on display at 2nd Annual Trail Hero

Date: October 3, 2017

In: News, Off Road / ATV

Access to and awareness of the St. George area’s trail systems combine with the excitement of off-roading in the 2nd Annual Trail Hero event, set for Oct. 4-7 at Sand Hollow State Park.

“We are from Southern Utah and want to do everything we can to give back to the community,” said Rich Klein, Trail Hero President. “We do this by providing motorized off-road access to those less fortunate and by providing all of our events free to the public. We …

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Nearly 600 Competitors Expected in Practical Shooting Competition

Date: September 25, 2017

In: News, Shooting

The largest practical shooting competition in the country comes to the Southern Utah Practical Shooting Range later this month, as hundreds of competitors will take part in the CZ USA Iron Sights Nationals, set for Sept. 26-Oct. 1.

“Practical shooting tests competitors in as close to a real-world test as we can create. It’s fun to participate in and fun to watch,” said Match Director Ken Nelson. “We’d love our Southern Utah neighbors to come watch the match. It’s free – …

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Hurricane Half Marathon

Date: September 13, 2017

In: News, Running

Gorgeous views of Sand Hollow State Park await runners in Hurricane Half Marathon, Sept. 16

Hurricane, Utah (Sept. 13, 2017) – Stunning views of Southern Utah mixed with the glowing red rocks of Sand Hollow Resort Golf Club serve as inspiration for hundreds of runners set to tackle the Hurricane Half Marathon on Sept. 16. The event, which includes a 5-kilometer race, starts at 7 a.m., beginning and ending at the Sand Hollow Resort (5625 W. Clubhouse Drive in Hurricane).

“The Hurricane …

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