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Run Date: September 27, 2025

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Run in the sheer grandeur of the red cliffs, mesas, and grasslands of the wild west where John Wayne filmed Comancheros and Rio Grande. Enjoy running on single track trails, horse trails and fire roads with spectacular landscapes. You will also run on the Hollywood Western Equestrian Trails where Rio Grande was filmed.

SAVE ON REGISTRATION

Early Bird Price
Save $30 Through May 24
Save $20 Through July 5
Save $10 Through Aug 16
Registration Closes On September 24, 2025

Register for 2025
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TENTATIVE RACE DETAILS FOR 2025

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EVENT WEEKEND FESTIVITIES AT THE RED CLIFFS LODGE

We have a fun weekend planned for you from Thursday through Saturday (5/30-6/1).
Get your ticket for a four-course dinner paired with Wayne Family Estates Wine and Duke Spirits at the Red Cliffs Lodge.
The dinner also includes an exclusive premier of the movie LEGRAND starring Ethan Wayne and Ben Christensen who will be present to talk about the filming of the movie.

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH LEGRAND MOVIE TRAILER

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Join us for a FREE event at Red Cliffs Lodge on Friday, May 31 from 3 to 10 PM.

On Saturday after the run, join us for a Grit Down / Burger Bash at the Red Cliffs Lodge for runners at 1:30 PM:
• Burger Bash with burgers, hot dogs, baked beans, salads, sodas and water
• Beer, Wayne Family Estate wine Tasting, Duke Spirits Bourbon & Tequila Tasting
• Live Music by David Dunn
• Meet & Greet with the Wayne Family

On Friday, enjoy a free community event at Red Cliffs Lodge from 3 pm to 10 pm with live music, food trucks, a costume contest, silent auction, and movie screenings.
Then get a good night's sleep to get ready to run to fight cancer on Saturday morning. After the run, we'll have a Grit Down for runners back at the Red Cliffs Lodge.
Plus, there are lots of other fun activities and adventures that can be booked through the Red Cliffs Lodge.

RACE DISTANCE
Half Marathon & 10K

CLICK "REGISTER" BELOW TO SIGN UP
Participants Receive A John Wayne Grit Series Shirt And A Finisher Mug.
Register early to get the best deal!

PACKET PICK UP
Packet pickup is on event morning before the events start.
Please arrive promptly to ensure that everyone can pickup their packets before the events start and take the shuttle to the start line nearby.

PACKET PICKUP PARKING
Packet pickup will be located at the Red Cliffs Lodge.
Go to Red Cliffs Lodge to pickup your packet and park your vehicle, then take the shuttle to the run events start line.
Parking is free at Red Cliffs Lodge.
NOTE: There is no parking at the start/finish line area.
You must take the shuttle from Red Cliffs Lodge to the start line, which is about 3 miles away.

RED CLIFFS LODGE
Milepost 14, Highway 128
Moab, Utah 84532


SHUTTLE TIMES
5:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Shuttle from Red Cliffs Lodge to start line. The shuttle will take you back to Red Cliffs Lodge after you finish your run event.
NOTE: There is no parking at the start/finish line area.

RUN EVENTS AND START TIMES
• Half Marathon announcements at 5:45 AM
• Half Marathon run starts at 6 AM
•10K announcements at 6:45 AM
• 10K run start 7 AM

COURSE TIME LIMIT
All runners need to be at the finish line by 12:30 PM.

NOTE:
The event is cupless. Bring your own filled handheld water bottle or hydration pack to the event and refill it at aid stations.
There will not be any cups at the aid stations. We will have filled water bottles for finishers at the finish line.

AID STATIONS
Half Marathon: 2 Full aid stations and 1 Water Drop
10K: 1 Full aid station

MEDALS
Top 3 Women & Men earn podium medals

NO DOGS

John Wayne Grit Series And John Wayne Cancer Foundation Merchandise Available To Purchase At The Event

WHERE TO STAY
Red Cliffs Lodge
Hoodoo Moab
Big Horn Lodge

CAMPING
Lower Onion Creek Campground
Fisher Towers Campground
Highway 128 BLM Campgrounds
Big Bend Campground
Oak Grove Campground

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Each Person Who Signs Up To Do The 5K Will Also Get One Entry To The "John Wayne: An American Experience" Exhibit In The Stockyards And A Shop Discount!

new fundraising prizes for 2025 coming soon!

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2025 FUNDRAISING PRIZES TBD

Fundraising as an Individual or as part of a Team is a great way to give back to the cancer-fighting community. It’s also a great way to promote team building at your company or honor the memory of a loved one who has been affected by cancer.

COURSE INFORMATION

Both courses start approximately 20 miles outside the town of Moab at the Hollywood Western Equestrian Trails, where Rio Grande was filmed. The courses are located in the Onion Creek trail area and have views of Castle Tower, Priests and Nuns and Fisher towers.

THANK YOU TO OUR NATIONAL SPONSORS

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THANK YOU TO OUR LOCAL SPONSORS

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