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Run the Rockies Road 10k & Half Marathon

Event Info

We will bring back the traditional course with runners starting near Copper Mountain; runners will follow the paved recreation path through the Ten Mile Canyon. The 10k course is 100% downhill and the half marathon course is 75% downhill. This course will showcase the beautiful fall colors in Frisco!


Saturday, September 18, 2021


Start near Copper Mountain
End in Frisco


Online registration is now open. Click on the button below to register.

2021 Registration Fees


  • Adult (18+) registration with t-shirt – $45
  • Adult (18+) registration without t-shirt – $30
  • Youth (under 18) registration with t-shirt – $35
  • Youth (under 18) registration without t-shirt– $20

Half Marathon

  • Adult (18+) registration with t-shirt – $65
  • Adult (18+) registration without t-shirt – $50
  • Youth (under 18) registration with t-shirt – $55
  • Youth (under 18) registration without t-shirt – $40

Cancellation Policy

In order to receive a full refund, racers must email the race director by August 16, 2021. No refunds will be issued after this time.

Packet Pick-up

Early bib pick-up is highly encouraged on Friday, September 17 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Location is TBD.

If you are having a friend pick up your bib for you, please print out the event waiver, sign it and have your friend turn it in. All participants must complete a waiver or they will not receive their bib.


Run the Rockies Road Races Course Map

Competitor Info


Professional timing services will be provided by Maverick Sports.

Cut-Off Time

The cut-off time for both races is 11:30am. Any racer not through the finish line by this time will not receive an official time.  Walkers are welcome to participate and are highly encouraged to register for the 10k.

Aid Stations

There will be one aid station on course; location TBD until course is finalized.

Rec Path/Trail Courtesy

The races will take place on the Summit County Recreation Path or Summit County/US Forest Service or Dillon Reservoir Recreation Committee 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. Please do not run more than two people wide during the race.

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.

Racer Responsibility

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.


All racers will receive a finisher gift as they cross the finish line.

Overall: The top three 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, 70-79, and 80 plus.

Post-Race Party

We have a party in the works! Stay tuned for details.

2020 Photos

2020 Run the Rockies race photos shot by Joe Kusumoto can be viewed here. Download photos for free with password: 2020FriscoRoad.

Race Results

Contact Us

For more information on this event, please email Linsey Joyce, Recreation Programs Manager or call the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge at 970-668-2558.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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