New marathon planned for September

Posted at 4:31 PM, May 31, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-31 18:31:52-04

BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON, Utah – Thousands of runners are expected to participate in Salt Lake’s newest marathon this September.

The Big Cottonwood Canyon Marathon will take place on Saturday, Sept. 22. The race will run from Brighton Ski Resort to Cottonwood Heights, an elevation drop of 3,000 feet.

Part of runners’ registration fees will be donated to the Cottonwood Canyon Foundation, an organization that works to preserve the canyon.

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