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Kanab 10K to kickoff Kanab's Sesquicentennial Celebration
Kickoff Kanab’s Sesquicentennial Celebration at the Kanab 10K on Saturday, June 13, 2020!
The 6.2 mile scenic course begins at 7 a.m. on Highway 89 at the historic Moqui Cave, meanders alongside Kanab Creek and the vermillion cliffs, and finishes at the Kanab City Park. Walkers and runners must complete the first five miles of the course in two hours or less. Strollers are allowed on the course.
Registration is open and is only $25. Children 17 and under are only $15. Entry fee includes a T-shirt, race swag and custom race bib! Register at kanab10k.com or runnercard.com.
Custom trophies by Western Hills will be awarded to the overall male and female winner, as well as the top finisher in each age division. Every participant will receive a finisher’s medal!
Mayor Robert Houston will be serving up pancakes for participants to enjoy after crossing the finish line. Spectators can purchase the pancake breakfast for $2.
Packet pickup will be in Kanab on Friday, June 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Kanab City Office, located at 26 North 100 East. Packets can also be picked up the morning of the race at the Kanab City Park beginning at 6 a.m. Racers must be at the park (100 East 500 North) by 6:30 a.m. to take a shuttle bus to the starting line
After the race be sure to head to the Kanab Center (20 North 100 East) for the Time Capsule Ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. There are fun activities to follow throughout the day. Go to visitsouthernutah.com/kanab-150/ for a full schedule of events.
Please note, the highway will only be open to one-way traffic from 300 North to Moqui Cave on June 13, between 6:30 and 9 a.m.
Consequently, delays should be expected on Highway 89, and the south entrance to Best Friends will be closed between 7 and 8 a.m., so please plan accordingly. Runners will also be on 300 N, 200 N, 200 W and 100 E. Thanks for your cooperation!
This is one of Kanab City’s premier events as many businesses and individuals converge to create a sense of community. We want everyone to experience it! So run, walk, volunteer or cheer. We will see you there!