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Utah Travel Headlines Blog

Friday, October 10, 2008

Annual Suzuki 24 Hours of Moab Mountain Bike Race

One of Moab's biggest events of the year takes place this weekend and so the are will be crowded.

The annual Suzuki 24 Hours of Moab Mountain Bike Race begins Saturday and continues Sunday. It is a relay-style race held in the Behind the Rocks area.

The event is very popular and so participants registered months ago. There will be a festive atmosphere around town - plenty of related activities, food, music and entertainment. It's always a fun time to visit the area.
This year's race will be webcast on the event's website. See that action here.

After the race, Moab will start to settle into a slower, fall pace. There are still several interesting events on the calendar but they don't usually attract as many people. If you like peace and quite, you'll be able to find it in the Moab area after this weekend.

Below we list some upcoming Moab events.

The Other Half - Oct 19
The Other Half is a 13.1 mile running event that begins at Dewey Bridge on Highway 128 and winds through some of the most stunning scenery in the country to its finish at the Sorrel River Ranch. For more information call 435-259-4525 or visit www.moabhalfmarathon.org.

Moab Fall Photo Adventure - Oct 23-26
Three and half days of field and classroom instruction during the beautiful Moab fall color season. Includes digital darkroom instruction provided by an Adobe Certified Expert on Lightroom and Photoshop. Please visit www.bretedge.com for more information.

Annual Jeep Jamboree Moab - Oct 24-26
A family-oriented four-wheel-drive adventure catering to every level of expertise - from novice to veteran. Jeep Jamborees are strictly for Jeep 4x4s. For more information visit www.jeepjamboreeusa.com. (Note: This small event is not associated with the giant Moab Easter Jeep Safari in March.)

Annual Moab Folk Music Festival - Nov 6-9
An exciting gathering of accomplished artists from the national, regional and local contemporary folk music community. The Moab Folk Music Festival brings some of the finest singer/songwriter musicians in the country. For additional information visit www.moabfolkfestival.com or call 435-260-2488.

See our entertainment database for more Moab-area activities.

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