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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Salt Lake Marathon Coming April 19th

The Salt Lake Marathon will take place on Saturday, beginning at 7 am at the University of Utah. The course winds south along the eastern side of Salt Lake Valley to 6200 South and then comes north along Van Winkle and 500 E to end at Liberty Park.

There will be road closures and other restrictions along the route. (See route map.)

Listed Among 12 New Favorite Marathons
The Salt Lake City Marathon was among the 12 new favorites listed by Runner's World in their January 2005 Marathon Guide: "Small Wonders: Big Fun, Big Scenery, Big Rewards." January's Competitor Magazine and Rocky Mountain Sports Magazine cited the Salt Lake City Marathon as "Best Race at Altitude."

Quality of Life Expo
In conjunction with the marathon, a Quality of Life Expo will be held Thursday & Friday at the Salt Palace Convention Center. It will feature a variety of vendors specializing in running related gear, training programs, latest technology, race opportunities, nutrition, race clinics, guest appearances, and much more.

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