The Marathon course starts near the Town Square in the historic town of Jackson Hole, winds through neighborhoods on paved roadways within the Town of Jackson and then utilizes the paved community pathway system to bring participants to the finish line in the Village Commons at Teton Village, WY, home of the iconic Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
The Half Marathon will start on Coyote Canyon Road, on the campus of the Journeys School of the Teton Science Schools, before it joins forces with the Full Marathon course at mile 1.2, and utilizes the same paved pathways, and aid stations, along the way to the shared finish line at Teton Village.
The Tyler Strandberg & Catherine Nix Memorial Marathon Relay
The Jackson Hole Marathon Relay will be a Memorial Run to honor the memory of Catherine Nix and Tyler Strandberg. In August of 2015, the Jackson Hole Marathon tragically lost two friends of the race. Catherine Nix and Tyler Strandberg were proud alumni of the Jackson Hole Marathon. Both determined athletes, their top placement in the local event fueled a mutual desire to further pursue the sport of running. Often inseparable on the trails, the pair inspired each other, friends and family with their vivacious tenacity as they trained for and competed in a range of events. The Tyler Strandberg and Catherine Nix Memorial Relay Race will honor their talent and encourage runners to participate in the race. We hope that members of the Jackson Hole community will be present to celebrate the lives of these two remarkable women and their spirits will be ever present to guide the runners through the challenges on the course. Here is a link to a news report on the accident: NEWS
Relay Teams can be comprised of 2, 3 or 4 runners, however, awards for the Relay Divisions will only be provided to the overall winners of the Male Team, Female Team and Coed Team categories (and will not be based on the number of participants on each team). Each Relay finisher will receive a finisher’s medal and race t-shirt.
The Marathon Relay participants share the same course, start time (7:00am) and finish line as the Full Marathon, with Relay Exchange points set up along the course at the following distances:
The courses will close at 1:30pm (which allows for a 6.5 hour marathon and/or half marathon). There are intermediate cut-offs at each aid station – please view the Rules and Regulations for details. PowerAde and Water will be provided at all aid stations.