Grand Teton Half marathon and 5K race is this weekend

WILSON, Wyo. — The Grand Teton Half Marathon and 5K race will be held this weekend, June 4 and June 5.

The race was canceled last year due to COVID-19 concerns.

The 5K race will be held on Friday, June 4 at 6 p.m. The race is a lop around Wilson, starting and finishing at the Stilson Parking lot.

The half marathon starts Saturday morning at 6 a.m., with a staggered start until 7 a.m. Beginning at the Stilson Parking lot, runners will head west towards Wilson, turning right on 3rd Street and then right on Main Street to link up with the multi-use pathway in Wilson. Runners will follow the path east towards Jackson, crossing the Snake River and turning left on Spring Gulch Road. The final four miles will be completed on Spring Gulch Road, finishing at Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club

Both runners and walkers will be participating in the race, with four hours to complete the course.

The current course record for the male division is held by Tyler Mogan. Mogan finished the race in 2018 in 1 hour 1o minutes 43 seconds. The female division course record is held by Lauren Hill. Hill finished the race in 2015 in 1 hour 27 minutes.

The Masters 40+ division records are held by Jay Johns and Emily Chappelear. Johns set the course record in 2016 with a time of 1 hour 19 minutes and 14 seconds. Chappelear set the record in 2019. She finished in 1 hour 35 minutes and 13 seconds.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, an awards ceremony will not be held on-site, all medals will be mailed to runners who place.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.

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