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Bryce Conquer the Mountain

Half Marathon Race

Bryce Four Season Resort - Saturday, October 16th, 2021


Race Description


This first time ever half marathon hosted by Rev3Endurance and Bryce Resort will challenge even the most experienced runner. This mountain climb half marathon starts with a one mile flat start and then you’ll begin a gradual 5.5 mile 1800ft climb up the Great North Mountain. Eighty percent of this course is on a gravel road. After the aid station at the top of the mountain you’ll enjoy a 6.5 mile descent to the finish. Each runner will get a shirt, three aid station stops (2.6, 6.5 9 10.5 mile locations), medal and a Oktoberfest beverage post run.

Race Location

Event Packet Pickup/Pre-Race Brief: Bryce Resort   
Event Start/Finish: Back deck of the main Bryce Lodge at Bryce Resort       
Sponsored by Bryce Four Season Resort and Shenandoah County    
Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr, Basye, VA 22810
If you have friends and family along for the event, or if you're looking for something to do or a place to eat while you're in the area, check out the Family Fun link from the Shenandoah county web site or the Bryce Resort web page.

The start and finish area is actually located at the base of the Bryce mountain ski lift behind the main lodge. All racers should show and check in at least one hour before their race and attend the pre-event meeting 30 minutes before the race starts.

Race Distance

Half Marathon (2 Miles of Pavement and 11 miles of gravel)
Half - Three Aid Stations (2.6 miles, 6.1 miles, and 10.5 miles)
Ride With GPS Half Marathon File - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/34199401
Map with Aid Stations - PDF

Registration Fees

  • $50.00 for soloists Early Bird, December 31st, 2021

  • $70.00 for soloist, July 1, 2021

  • $85.00 for soloist, September 1st, 2021

  • $100.00 for soloist, October 1st, 2021
    Registrations 2 weeks before the race are not guaranteed a shirt.

Race Start Location

Bryce Resort - 1982 Fairway Dr, Basye, VA 22810

Race Schedule of Events

Early Packet Pick-up

Friday October 15th, 2021
6:00PM - 8:00PM at Bryce Resort

Race Day Packet Pick-up

Saturday October 16th, 2021
7:00 am: 1/2 Marathon onsite Packet Pick-up
8:15 am: Pre-event Brief
8:30 am: ½ marathon race starts
1:30 pm: All ½ marathon participants off the course

Race Packet Pickup

Packet pickup location will be at Bryce Resort in the Shenandoah Room. It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed for each person.  You will get your race t-shirt, race map and Rules of Travel at packet pick-up.

Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance

Race maps, aid stations, supply drop, and Rules of Travel. 

Mandatory Equipment (Responsibility of each Racer)

  • Enough food and water for the event (four aid stations with water, Gatorade and snacks will be on the course)

  • Rules of Travel

  • Cell phone fully charged

Fun things to do in the Shenandoah Valley

Check out the Family Fun link from the Shenandoah County Tourism web site or the Bryce Resort web page.

Preferred Lodging option - Shrine Mont - 2.5 miles from the race starting line
(They offer Cottages, Hotel style and bunk house options) 217 Shrine Mont Circle, Orkney Springs, VA 22845
Rustic camping option (grass field near starting line) $10.00 per person for the weekend (Bryce Airport) walking distance to the starting line.

(access to water, port a jons and some shower options) - RSVP to Christi@rev3endurance.com

Use the Bryce Resort Lodging page or the visit Shenandoah County Accommodations web site for options.

Post-Race Food

Food will not be served during the award ceremony after the race.  You will have dining options as well as a full service bar at the Copper Kettle Restaurant located inside the Bryce Lodge.    


Unofficial results will be announced at the awards ceremony and post-race official results will be posted to our web site 24 – 48 hour after the event.


Top three in each category


  • Solo Male and Female (Under 18, 19-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51+)

links to Mandatory Race Forms

Race Cancellation

If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened.


Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race?

Send an email to Christi with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved at the race.