The Summerlin Half Marathon is a beautiful scenic loop running through the incredible parks and communities of Summerlin. The course travels through 4 of Summerlin’s best trail parks. Enjoy ‘secret’ paths filled with desert landscape. Run through tunnels and park settings nestled against the skyline of the Red Rock mountains. The course opens up to incredible views of the Las Vegas Strip then drops into lush parks filled with green.
Whether you’re looking for views of the Las Vegas strip or a run through the park, the Summerlin Half Marathon provides both in the master-planned community of Las Vegas Valley’s Summerlin, one of the most affluent communities in the state.
The Summerlin Half Marathon begins and ends at Downtown Summerlin, home to a wide variety of restaurants and retail. From there, the half marathon heads through the center of Downtown Summerlin then out to the west side of the 215 where it turns south to run to Sahara/Desert Foothills. You’ll stay on Desert Foothills all the way north to Far Hills Avenue where you’ll turn right to run east to the Beltway Trail paralleling the 215.
You’ll drop down to Alta where you’ll again turn east to run to Pavilion Center. Going south on Pavilion Center Drive you’ll step onto a park trail on your right, cross under Pavilion Center to head east to Town Center.
At Town Center you’ll move back onto the street to run north to Anasazi Drive. Anasazi will lead you west to Acacia Tree Drive which will connect you to Laurelglen Drive where you’ll head west to the trailhead of the Arbors Trail & Play Park.
Running north through the park will lead you to Sageberry Drive which will curve west, then south, then east to put you once again on Pavilion Center Dr. Pavilion Center Drive will bring you back downhill to Downtown Summerlin and the Start/Finish line on Summa Ave.
The Summerlin Half Marathon course has been measured to USATF certification standards.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in the Mojave Desert, Las Vegas experiences a subtropical hot desert climate, with mild winters, and less than an inch of rain on average for the month of April.
On race day, Apr. 7, the forecast low is 55ºF and the forecast high is 76ºF.
Event details and schedule
Friday April 6, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Lululemon in Downtown Summerlin, 1875 Festival Plaza Drive, G100, Las Vegas, NV 89135
Late Registration & Packet Pick-up – 5:30 a.m. – 6:45 a.m.
Start time – 7:15 a.m.
The entire parking lot next to the 215 is available for parking.