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September 2013

Found 6 blog entries for September 2013.

Are you obsessed with marathons or a first time marathoner?  Either way, you have to try our favorite road marathon in the Ogden/Ogden Valley area, and that’s the Huntsville Marathon.

Created in 2012, the Huntsville Marathon is a race held at the beginning of autumn in and around Huntsville, Utah.  Much of the race actually takes place in the gorgeous Monte Cristo Mountains, which are absolutely stunning this time of year.  For this reason, the Huntsville Marathon is heralded as one of the most beautiful marathon events in the country. 

The Huntsville Marathon actually holds six different races: a full marathon, a half marathon, a 10K, a 5K, a Kids Fun Run, and the Mayor’s Walk. 

The full marathon begins in the Monte Cristo area at mile post

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Attention, music fans! It’s time again for our weekly Blues, Brews, and BBQ Concert Series update.  Summer is unfortunately slowly coming to a close, and so is this annual concert series at Snowbasin.  Indeed, only three shows remain on the bill.  If you still have not been to one of these free shows, your opportunities are almost gone.  If you have been to a Blues, Brews, and BBQ concert, be sure to come out again for the final three shows of the year.  This Sunday, September 15th, Snowbasin’s Blues, Brews, and BBQ Concert Series will feature the Ugly Valley Boys and special guest Shane Osguthorpe. 

The Ugly Valley Boys are a two-piece new roots/Americana band from Salt Lake City.  Comprised of vocalist/guitarist/percussionist Ryan Eastlyn and

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XTERRA Trail Run Championship Snowbasin Ogden

Trail running in Ogden Valley is the perfect way to experience miles of mountain trails, and for good reason; the scenery is magnificent amidst nature with towering pines, aspens, streams, ridgelines, an occasional moose and beautiful wild flowers. This might be why the XTERRA Trail Running Championship has come to Snowbasin Resort for seven years in a row! Join nearly 500 other trail runners September 16, 2018 for this epic event!


The XTERRA Trail Running Championship 2018 allows runners of all ages and skill levels to participate. There are three different courses so runners with different abilities can choose the one that best suits their needs. The championship race is a 21-kilometer half-marathon course but there is also a 10k and a 5.8k.

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Do you enjoy running?  Do you enjoy swimming?  Do you enjoy cycling?  If you answered yes to one of any of these three questions, there’s an event coming up in Ogden Valley that may catch your interest: the TriUtah Ogden Valley Triathlon on September 14th.

The TriUtah Ogden Valley Triathlon is one of eight races in the TriUtah Series.  Ogden Valley hosted another TriUtah race, the TriUtah Ultimate Relay, earlier this summer. The Ultimate Relay is a team-based triathlon relay that spans more than 130 miles from Huntsville to Midway, Utah.  The Ogden Valley Triathlon, however, takes place entirely in Ogden Valley, of course.

The TriUtah Ogden Valley Triathlon begins with a 1,000-meter swim at Windsurfer Beach, approximately a quarter of a mile south

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Calling all our lady friends once again!  Do you enjoy cycling? If you do, you may have participated in the Rockwell Relay Series Ladies Pamperfest Challenge in July, or the Wildflower Pedalfest in August—both of which we promoted on our blog.  If you participated in either of these events and enjoyed them, or if you were unable to but would like another chance, you’re in luck because another similar event is just around the corner: the Wildflower Trailfest. 

The Wildflower Trailfest is another women-only cycling event, set to take place at Snowbasin Resort this Saturday, September 14th.  Wildflower Outdoor, a women’s outdoor gear company that sponsored the Wildflower Pedalfest, is sponsoring this event as well. 

Wildflower Outdoor’s first event

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Only four shows remain in the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Concert Series at Snowbasin.  If you have not yet been to one of these free concerts, your opportunities to do so are running short.  If you have been to one or more Blues, Brews, and BBQ show, that’s great! Come back to Snowbasin again this Sunday, September 8th as the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Concert Series resumes with performances by Bill Payne and special guest The Hooligans.

Bill Payne is the co-founder, keyboarder, and vocalist of the popular American rock band Little Feat.  Payne co-founded Little Feat in 1969 with guitarist and vocalist Lowell George.  Since forming forty-four years ago, Little Feat has released sixteen studio albums, the most recent, Rooster Rag, coming in 2012.  Bill Payne is

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