Summerlin Half Marathon
Partnering with Candlelighters
The Summerlin Half Marathon is a beautiful scenic loop running through the incredible parks and communities of Summerlin, Nevada. The course travels through 4 of Summerlin’s best trail parks. Enjoy ‘secret’ paths filled with desert landscape. Run through tunnels and park settings nestled against the skyline of the Red Rock mountains. The course opens up to incredible views of the Las Vegas Strip then drops into lush parks filled with green.
- Where: Downtown Summerlin
(1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89135)
- When: Sunday, April 10, 2016
- Start Time: 7am
- Course Closes: 11am (Plenty of time to walk the course!)
Packet pickup: TBD
$55.00 (07/01/2015 to 07/30/2015) Early Bird Special!
Gender Specific Tech T-shirt
Awesome Finisher’s Medal
Free Downloadable Photos
Refund Policy: NO refunds
Course Map & Aid Stations
*There will be a few course adjustments from last year. Changes will be posted soon!
The Summerlin Half Marathon begins and ends at the new Downtown Summerlin. Runners will travel north on Pavilion Center Drive for the first two and a half miles to Arbors Trail & Play Park and along Arbors Paseo trail. Exiting the trail at Tree Top Park, runners then travel downhill along Laurelglen, Acacia Tree, Anasazi and Town Center Drive.
Miles 5.5 through 9 have a mix of climbs and level areas taking runners through the Cottonwood Canyon Trails, north along the Western Beltway Trail and west toward Red Rock Canyon. Miles 7.5 though 9 will offer incredible views of the Las Vegas Valley with a great photo opportunity at the pedestrian bridge at Far Hills Drive.
After Mile 9 the final miles of the run are pretty much all downhill! Runners will travel through Summerlin’s newest neighborhood before crossing Charleston Blvd and continuing downhill to the finish line!
There will be 6 aid stations, each is separated by approximately two miles. Each aid station will be stocked with water and gatoraid.
Here are details on the locations:
1. On Pavilion Center in front of Sig Rogich Middle School in the passenger pickup lane
2. On Acacia Tree Drive at Anasazi, in the turn lane
3. In Cottonwood Canyon just off Town Center
4. Just after crossing the pedestrian bridge at Far Hills / 215
5. Fox Hill and Alta
6. Plaza Center Drive, just south of Charleston in the pull out
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada
Candlelighters is the first and oldest non-profit organization in Nevada serving families coping with childhood cancer. Candlelighters mission is to provide support, education, hope and advocacy through programs and services for children and adolescents with cancer, their familiesand the professionals who care for them. We assist families who are affected by childhood cancer, who request help with financial assistance, patient advocacy, and programs addressing the families’ mental and emotional health needs. We are proud to have helped thousands of families since our founding more than 37 years ago.
We will be having a raffle to raise funds for this amazing organization. 100% of raffle proceeds will go to Candlelighters as well as a portion of the proceeds from this event. Raffle tickets will be on sale at packet pickup and race morning!
Hotels in Summerlin
Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa
11011 W. Charleston, Las Vegas, NV 89135
JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa
221 N Rampart Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89145
Suncoast Hotel & Casino
9090 Alta Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89144
La Quinta Inn
9570 W. Sahara, Las Vegas, NV 89117