Race season is here and we could not be more excited to announce our partnership with Vacation Races!
Have you ever thought about running mile after mile of pristine trail in America's National Park system? This year, you can make that dream a reality with Vacation Races, a company that coordinates races across America with a focus on sustainably participating in one of America's greatest resources: our National Parks.
As a sponsor of Vacation Races, we're excited to support this incredible racing opportunity.
But we're also excited to participate! This year, we'll be at the Yosemite Half Marathon on May 13.
Because, at the end of the day, Yosemite is not just about day-trips and incredible views. It’s also a great place to camp, and a great place to run. And on one weekend per year, you can combine those two activities, camping in Yosemite’s unbelievable wilderness and running a half-marathon on Yosemite's trails.
While the Yosemite race is fully booked, you can certainly come, experience the atmosphere, and explore to your heart's content. And you can always sign up for one of the many Vacation Races happening this year at beautiful parks across the US!
And if you’re going to participate in a Vacation Race, you might as well get the full experience and camp at the same time.
Here's a list of great spots to camp near Yosemite put together by our friends at The Dyrt.
Image from The Dyrt camper Warren K. Read why one reviewer called this "Upper Pines Campground for the best of Yosemite" and other reviews of the campground here.
See all 5 reviews of this campground here. Image from The Dyrt camper Ellen D.
Vacation Races take place in beautiful locations like Yosemite all year long, and all with incredible opportunities for running, camping, and outdoor memories to last a lifetime. Check out the full lineup of races here.
Lily Trotters is a proud sponsor of Adventure Races. They stand for everything we do: life changing experiences, one step at a time.
Cover image from The Dyrt camper Darrin L. a short drive from the Tuolumne Meadows campground in Yosemite National Park.
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