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[6/27] Highline Death Valley Trail Marathon Contest Kickoff

  • Philadelphia Runner Center City 1601 Sansom Street Philadelphia, PA, 19103 United States (map)

We're teaming up with our friends at Hellohighline on a special contest this summer. Join us to kick things off at our Center City group run on Thursday, June 27th at 6PM!

Here's the deal:

Highline is heading back to Death Valley National Park in December to run the Death Valley Trail Marathon and one lucky winner will win a chance to join them! Purchase a pair of trail shoes and submit your email address at any Philadelphia Runner location between July 1st to August 1st and you'll be entered to win a spot on Highline’s 2019 trip to the Death Valley Trail Marathon and PR race kit.

The race traverses one of the most beautiful features of the park, Titus Canyon. This spectacular canyon is full of cotton candy colored hills, vermilion rock formations, zebra striped slot-canyons, petroglyphs and a ghost town. In short, it’s amazing and arguably one of the most beautiful races in the US. The entire course is along a gravel road, starting at about 3,500 ft and climbing to a little over 5,000 ft at Red Pass Summit. From mile 12 to the finish, it's all downhill. If a full 26.2 is more than you are looking to tackle, there is an option to run the 1/2 marathon. Highline will take care of all the details, so you'll just need to show up ready to run.

Space on the trip is limited and the race sells out every year. If you don't want to take your chances with the contest, head over to the Highline website to secure your place:

Please note: Winner will receive a free Highline Trip and entry to the Death Valley Trail Marathon: Dec. 5th - Dec. 8, 2019. Prize does not include travel to/from Las Vegas (closest airport to DV). For more information on what is included on the Highline Trip, visit the trip page on their website:

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