Flying Horse Half is a 13.1-mile road race that begins and ends at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino.  The run takes athletes on a flat course in the Upper Valley area of El Paso.  Half marathoners will run the final mile on a racetrack, where they’ll be captured on live video. The 5k Run offers an abbreviated course.


Entry fee includes post-race snacks and drinks, technical (moisture-wicking) race shirt, finisher gift for half marathon finishers, race timing, and more.


No strollers  or pets will be allowed on the race course.

Half Marathon

$55 through July 31
$60 August 1 – October 23 at 5pm
$70 October 24 (EXPO Registration)

5k Run

$25 through July 31
$30 August 1 – October 23 at 5pm
$40 October 24 (EXPO Registration)

Half + Half Challenge (2 half marathons in 2 weeks in October)

$100 for Transmountain Challenge + Flying Horse Half!

Military Discount

$10 off Half Marathon registration (Coupon code:  USA1) – MUST SHOW MILITARY ID AT PACKET PICKUP. May not be used with any other discount and does not apply to Half + Half Challenge registration.

PACKET PICKUP.  Friday, October 24 from 4-8pm at Sunland Park Racetrack & Casino (in RILEY’SUSE THE TURF CLUB ENTRANCE, and it’s around the corner).  No race day packet pickup.

AWARDS.  Awards will be given to the Top Male Overall and Top Female Overall.  First through third place will be awarded for males and females in the half marathon and 5k races for each of the following categories:  19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+.

HOST HOTEL: Traveling to Flying Horse from out of town? Stay at the Holiday Inn – Sunland Park and receive a special rate! Discount Code: FLY

REFUNDS & TRANSFERS.  A partial refund of your registration fee minus $30 will be given up to October 1 for requests made by email to the race director (raceelpaso@gmail.com).

After October 1, no refunds will be given.  There are no transfers allowed.


INTRODUCING THE  HALF + HALF CHALLENGE!  Run two half marathons in October and receive $10 off registration when you sign up for the HALF + HALF CHALLENGE. Transmountain Challenge and Flying Horse Half Marathon have teamed up to offer runners the chance to run over the mountain and through the valley.  HALF + HALF CHALLENGE finishers receive a special commemorative medal!  Sign up for the HALF + HALF CHALLENGE via the “register now” button above!


Already registered for the Transmountain Challenge?  Use Coupon Code HH14 when you register for Flying Horse Half Marathon to receive your $10 discount!

2014 Half + Half Challenge