The Deseret News 10k is the fastest and most competitive 10k in Utah. This downhill course drops over 600 feet to the finish line! The race begins at 6:00 am at Research Park on Chipeta Way (University of Utah campus).

The prize money (for Utah residents only) is $1,000 for 1st place, $500 for 2nd place, $250 for 3rd place.

Once participants cross the finish line they will enjoy:

Fresh fruit
Creamies
Music
Free Sports Massage
A vendor village with samples and give-aways
Days of 47 Parade – 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Runner Instructions:

All 10K runners need to get to Research Park at the University of Utah on their own. Parking is abundant there. The Race begins at 6:00 a.m. Buses will transport finishing runners from Liberty Park back to Rice Eccles Stadium and Research Park. Due to the state holiday, the parade and the race route closures and traffic, you may have to wait a few minutes for a bus.

Aid Stations – there will be 2 aid stations along the 10k course.

Please take the time to read through our FAQ page for further information about race day and packet pick-up.