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Run the Rockies Road 10k & Half Marathon

COVID-19 Update

We continue to monitor regulations and recommendations regarding group gatherings during these unprecedented times. We are working with our local permitting agencies as well as following guidance from Summit County Public Health. The health and safety of our race participants, staff, volunteers, and the Frisco community is our top priority. We will make a final decision regarding the Run the Rockies Road Half 10k & Half Marathon by June 18, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding as you wait for a decision regarding the races. Please email Linsey Joyce with any questions.


Saturday, September 18, 2021



Event Info

Run the Rockies 10k and half marathon road races have moved from June to September. The races will take place on paved recreation path and will showcase the beautiful fall colors in Frisco.


If we are permitted to host this event, online registration will open at 8:00am on Friday, June 18, 2021.

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. This will be a drive-through bib pick-up in the Frisco Nordic Center parking lot.

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.


We will most likely change the courses for 2021 due to transportation restrictions. Please check back for course updates.

Competitor Info


Professional timing services will be provided by Maverick Sports.

Cut-Off Time

The cut-off time for both races is 12:30am. Any racer not through the finish line by this time will not receive an official time.

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

Post race party to be determined based on Public Health guidelines.

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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