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Run the Rockies Trail 10k & Half Marathon

Event Info

The Run the Rockies Trail 10k and Half Marathon will lead runners through the Frisco Peninsula trails with breathtaking views of Lake Dillon and the Ten Mile Range. This is a great course for a first time half-marathoner or runner looking for a fun course that offers single track and dirt road trails. Racers will start and finish at the Frisco Nordic Center.


Saturday, August 12, 2023


Frisco Nordic Center
616 Recreation Way
Frisco, CO

2023 Registration Fees


  • Adult (18+) registration with t-shirt* – $55
  • Adult (18+) registration without t-shirt – $40
  • Youth (under 18) registration with t-shirt* – $45
  • Youth (under 18) registration without t-shirt– $30

Half Marathon

  • Adult (18+) registration with t-shirt* – $75
  • Adult (18+) registration without t-shirt – $60
  • Youth (under 18) registration with t-shirt* – $65
  • Youth (under 18) registration without t-shirt – $50

*T-shirt size only guaranteed to racers who register before July 3, 2023.

Registration fees include a well marked course, stocked aid-stations, professional timing, post race food, and post race beer (racers 21+.) All racers will receive a commemorative finisher item.

Pre-registration will close at 12:00pm on Thursday, August 10, 2023. If the event does not sell out, day-of registration will be available from 6:30am-8:00am on Saturday, August 12, 2023.

Packet Pickup

Bib pickup will be available from 5:00pm – 7:00pm on Friday, August 11, 2023. Location TBD. Bib pickup will also be available from 6:30am – 8:00am on Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the Frisco Nordic Center (the race start location) located at 616 Recreation Way, Frisco, CO 80443.

Early bib pickup is encouraged.

All participants must complete an event waiver or they will not receive their bib.

Course Maps

Races will start in waves. Wave 1 of the half marathon will start at 8:00am with waves being released every 3 minutes. Wave 1 of the 10k will start at 8:30am with waves being released every 3 minutes. Runners will receive wave assignments in a pre-race email on Friday, August 11, 2023. Runners must start in their assigned wave or they will be disqualified.

Competitor Info


Professional timing services will be provided by Maverick Sports. Races will be chip-timed.

Cut-Off Time

The cut off time for both the 10k and the half marathon is 11:30am. Any racer not through the finish line by this time will not receive an official time. Anyone who would like to walk the race is highly encouraged to register for the 10k.

Aid Stations

1ok runners will have two aid stations located at mile 2.3 and 5.5.

Half marathon runners will have three aid stations located at miles 2.3, 7, and 10.

Racers are encouraged to carry their own hydration system.  Aid stations will be stocked with water, hydration mix, fruit, and M&M’s, pretzels, and gummy bears prefilled in single use cups.

Hand sanitizer will be available for racers to use at each aid station.

Trail Courtesy

The races will take place on Town of Frisco/US Forest Service 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.


Anyone who would like to walk the race is highly encouraged to register for the 10k. Walkers are welcome to participate in the half marathon however, please note the 11:30am cut-off time listed above.

Racer Responsibility

You are running this race at your own risk. You will encounter mountainous 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. Refunds are not available.

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 trail users.


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 invite runners and to stick around they’ve crossed the finish line to enjoy a cold beer (must be 21+) and some tasty pancakes from Chris Cakes. We’ll keep the music playing, and have plenty of space for everyone to hang out on the lawn near the Frisco Nordic Center.

Race Results


View 2022 Run the Rockies trail race photos by photographer Joe Kusumoto. High resolution download password: 2022RTRTrail

Contact Us

For more information on this event, please email Recreation Events or call the Frisco Day Lodge at 970-668-2558.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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