Race Routes

FAST and SCENIC Race Routes!

The 10k and 5k races start together on Mountain Ave and run west down Mountain to the Grandview Cemetery. The 5k will turn around here and run back up Mountain Ave on the south side of the road, turn left on Howes and finish at Civic Center Park. 5k Course Map

The 10k race will split from the 5k course taking at right on Grandview Ave to Laporte. Left on Laporte to Taft Hill Road, right on Taft Hill Road to the Poudre Bike Trail. Right onto the Poudre Bike trail and run on the trail along the Poudre River to just past Martinez Park, taking a right on the trail, before reaching College Ave, and running up to Cherry Street. Cross Cherry street to Mason and run back to Mountain Ave, taking a right on Mountain back to Howes Street, right on Howes to the finish line at Civic Center Park. 10k Course Map

The Half Marathon starts at the Civic Center Park, runs North on Howes, right on Maple, and then runs south on Mason to Mountain Avenue, where it turns right heading west to Grandview Ave. The route follows the same route as the 10k down Taft and then joining the Poudre Bike Trail running along the River back to Mason Street. The Half Marathon does a 2nd loop on this beautiful, scenic and mostly shady course finishing at Civic Center Park on Howes Street. Course is relatively flat +261 ft/-263ft. Half Marathon Course Map 

Time Limit
There is a time limit of 3 hours. This is an average pace of 13:44 per mile for the half marathon.

Due to course logistics, safety concerns & course support participants should plan on finishing no later than 10:30 am. Participants not reaching the finish area in this amount of time will be picked up by the sweep vehicle or choose to become a pedestrian following all traffic laws and finish the race (finish line & food tent will be open until every runner finishes).

Aid Stations
There will be 6 aid stations for the Half Marathon, 3 aid stations for the 10k and 1 aid station for the 5k. Aid Stations will be located at the following distances along the course (approximate):

5k

10K

Half Marathon

Aid Station #1 ~ 1.5 miles
Mountain Ave & Grandview
Aid Station #1 ~ 1.5 miles
Mountain Ave & Grandview
Aid Station #1 ~ 2.2 miles
Mountain Ave & Grandview
Aid Station #2 ~ 3.2 miles
Taft Hill Rd & Poudre Bike Trail
Aid Station #2 ~ 3.8 miles
Taft Hill Rd & Poudre Bike Trail
Aid Station #3 ~ 5.5 miles
Bike Trail & Discovery Center
Aid Station #3 ~ 6.5 miles
Bike Trail & Discovery Center
Aid Station #4 ~ 8.5 miles
Mountain Ave & Grandview
Aid Station #5 ~ 10 miles
Taft Hill Rd & Poudre Bike Trail
Aid Station #6 ~ 12.5 miles
Bike Trail & Discovery Center

Each aid station will have water, nuun electrolyte drink, first aid supplies, and communication to the finish and EMS. Please carry your own personal preference for on-course calories (gels, chews, beans, bars, blocks, etc).

Reminder – We are a Green Event! Please help us keep the course clean and drop any gel packs and trash you may have at the aid stations.

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