Saturday, June 8th – Sunday, June 9th, 2013
The Town of Frisco will host the 37th annual SalomonRun the Rockies weekend. Run the Rockies will offer both road and trail run options to participants. Run the Rockies will provide racers with challenging race courses and breathtaking scenery. This race is a benefit for Snowboard Outreach Society.
Saturday, June 8th – Half Marathon and Road 10k
Road 10k will start at 8:00am.
Half Marathon will start at 8:30am.
**New in 2013 road 10k and half marathon will have wavied start times** Racers must take shuttle bus to the start of the race; there is no racer parking available at Copper Mountain. The shuttle bus will pick racers up at 3rd and Granite in Frisco; the bus will run from 6:30am-8:00am. The last shuttle bus will leave Frisco at 8:00am.
Sunday, June 9th – Trail 5k & 10k
Trail 10k & 5k will start at 8:00am. Racer parking will be available at the Frisco Adventure Park; 621 Recreation Way.
Race Entry Fees
Early Bird Registration Fee (register at the 2012 race price) August 24, 2012-November 1, 2012: Half Marathon – $40, 5k or 10k – $30.
Registration Fee – November 2, 2012-April 30, 2013; Half Marathon – $50, 5k or 10k – $40.
Late Registration Fee – May 1, 2013-June 5, 2013; Half Marathon – $60, 5k or 10k – $40.
Day-of Registration Fee- Half Marathon – $65, 5k or 10k – $45.
Please note that youth 17 & under will receive a $10 discount on the race fees listed above.
Half Marathon and 10k road race packet/bib pick-up will take place from 5pm-8pm on Friday, June 7th at Breeze Ski Rentals located at 908 N Summit Blvd, Frisco. Day of packet/bib pick up will also be available from 6:00am-7:55am at the Frisco Community building located at 110 3rd Avenue, Frisco.
5K and 10K trail race packet/bib pick-up will be available on June 8th from 7am-8am at the Frisco Day Lodge located at 621 Recreation Way.
All racers are invited to attend the pre-race spaghetti dinner at the Backcountry Brewery on Friday, June 7th from 6:30p.m.-9p.m. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. This will be a buffet style dinner that includes marina, white and meat sauce, garlic bread and salad. Friends and family of racers are welcome as well (racer must present bib at dinner.)
Overall: The top 3 male/female runners in each race will receive a prize.
Age Category Winners: A prize will be given to the first place winner in each of the following age categories: 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Race results will be posted at www.runtherockies.com
Transportation for June 8th
All half marathon and 10k road runners MUST take the shuttle buses to the start of the race. There is no parking for runners at Copper Mountain.
Buses will leave the Frisco Community building located at 3rd and Granite beginning at 6:30am. The last bus will leave at 8:00am. 10k runners are advised to load a shuttle bus by 7:30am. There is NO transportation from the finish back to the start at the conclusion of the race.
Racers may drop a bag near the start line; a vehicle will be parked near the start and will take all items to the Frisco Historic Park lawn. The Town of Frisco and race crew are not responsible for any lost or stolen items. All unclaimed items will be taken to the race directors office.
Register by April 30, 2013 to guarantee your t-shirt size. T-shirt size will not be guaranteed to racers who register after May 1, 2013.
Post Race Party
The post race party will take place on the lawn of the Frisco Historic Park, located at the finish line. All racers will be asked to present their bib for a post-race meal. Racers 21+ will also recieve a free beer from Backcountry Brewery. We will have prizes to giveaway at the post race party as well.
Rec Path/Trail Courtesy
The races will take place on the Summit County Recreation Path or Summit County/USFS trails; all of which are open to the public. Please leave strollers and pets at home for this race and be respectful of other users.
Running With Music
If you choose to wear headphones during the race, we ask that you remove one ear bud. It is important that all racers can hear what is going on around them. Racers must be respectful of other recreation path and trail users.
The race director and event staff will not be held accountable for any racers that ‘miss’ the bus to the start of the race. It is the racers responsibility to plan their time accordingly.
You are running this race at your own risk. You will encounter mountain terrain. You could encounter hazardous weather or wildlife during this race. The race director reserves the right to cancel, delay or postpone the race due to inclement weather. There are no refunds available.
Run the Rockies Course Map