Hel's Half Pound 2015 - Soles will Burn

“The toughest half marathon you’ll ever run!”

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Event Info

Race date and location: August 30, 2014; Eden Park, Eden UT

Registration and sign in: 6:00AM – 6:30 AM

Start time: Buses leave 6:30 AM; race starts 7:00 AM

Parking: plenty of parking at Eden Park vicinity

Over night camping: tents and RV’s in field east of Eden Park

Course: steep asphalt road; no trail

Aid Stations (5) and porta-potties (3): Water, Gatorade, snacks, basic first aid



Elevation Profile

Hel's Half Pound Elevation Profile

Course Description

The ascent begins immediately, eventually winding through pines, rocky crags and cascading creeks. Its a shame the burn distracts so much from the beauty of the surrounding scenery. Its as breath taking as hyperventilating! Incidentally, this road destroys more brakes and transmissions than any other road in Utah! Yes, the infamous Pow Mow Road to Powder Mountain ski resort. If you’re a local, enough said. To describe this road as steep is deceptively understated.

Aside from all the race hype, don’t be put-off from participating in this one-of-a-kind half marathon. This is a serious feather in the cap. We invite all – young and old, male and female. There is no cut off time, so take your time.  We’ll keep your breakfast burrito warm!  You can do it! Just finishing is winning!  Are you tough enough?  Bring it on!


HEL’s Half Pound’s Fastest Feet!

Pablo Garcia – 1:39:09 (2013); 140:20 (2014)

Gary Davis – 1:42:05 (2013); 144:52 (2014)

Nick Sourlos – 1:44:27 (2013)

Mitchell Collins – 1:48:11 (2013); 144:39 (2014)

Justin Wight – 1:48:37 (2013)

Matthew Bero – 1:50:48 (2013)

Chad James – 1:52:45 (2013)

Daniel Sowards – 159:41 (2014)

What's with the name?

HEL’s: Huntsville, Eden Liberty

Half: Half Marathon

Pound: It will pound your body to near oblivion.