Saturday, June 6, 2015
Please join us for the 39th year of this classic early season mountain race along the Ten Mile Range on the paved recreation path. There are 10k and half marathon options. This uncommonly beautiful course is a fast one so come prepared to challenge a few personal records.
Road 10k will start at 8:30am. Half Marathon will start at 8:00am.
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 at Frisco Town Hall located at 1 West Main Street in Frisco; the bus will run from 6:30am-8:00am. The last shuttle bus will leave Frisco at 8:00am.
Race Entry Fees – Race Registration will open on October 1, 2014
Late Registration Fee – May 1, 2015-June 5, 2015; Half Marathon – $60, 10k – $40.
Day-of Registration Fee- Half Marathon – $65, 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 4pm-7pm on Friday, June 5 at Wilderness Sports, 400 Main Street Frisco. Day of packet/bib pick up will also be available from 6:00am-8:00am at the Frisco Town Hall located at 1 West Main Street, Frisco.
The Backcountry Brewery located at 720 Main Street, Frisco will host a spaghetti dinner on Friday, June 5 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.. $11/adult or $7/child will include pasta, marinara, meat marinara or alfredo sauce and garlic bread. All will be served buffet style. No reservations needed, stop by the Brewery and carb-load up! Don’t forget to try their delicious beer too! (Please mention you are a racer to receive this pasta dinner.)
Professional timing services will be provided by Maverick Sports. Races will be chip-timed. Races will have a ‘gun start’ and a ‘chip finish.’ What does this mean for you? The half marathon racers will all start at 8:00 a.m. when the race director says ‘ready, set, go!’ Your chip finish time will be taken as you cross under the trellis at the finish line. The 10k racers will all start at 8:30 a.m. when the race director says ‘ready, set, go!’ Your chip finish time will be taken as you cross under the trellis at the finish line. Chips will be attached to each race bib and do not need to be collected at the finish line.
Overall: The top 3 male/female runners in each race will receive a prize (overall winners are not eligible for age category prizes)
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+
All racers will receive a finisher medal that doubles as a bottle opener!
Race results will be posted at www.runtherockies.com
Our preferred lodging sponsor for the 39th Annual Run the Rockies is Baymont Inn & Suites. Call 970-668-5094 and mention you’re racing in Run the Rockies and you’ll receive a special rate for a standard room. This rate will only be honored over the phone and is only valid over the weekend of the race.
Transportation for June 6-
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 Frisco Town Hall located at 1 West Main Street starting at 6:30am. The last bus will leave at 8:00am. Half Marathon 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.
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. Meal includes pizza from Peppino’s and everyone 21+ will receive a 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