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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 Day Lodge.

Registration

Online registration is still open, and spots are going fast. As of August 1, 2021 there were 9 openings remaining in the race; register now to guarantee your spot! All registered racers will receive finisher glass and racers have a choice to register and pay for a t-shirt or not.

When

Saturday, August 14, 2021
8:00 am

Where

Frisco Nordic Center
616 Recreation Way
Frisco, CO

2021 Registration Fees

10k

  • 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 July 12, 2021. No refunds will be issued after this time.

Start Times

Like last year, racers will start in waves based on distances and expected finish times.

  • 8:00am – First Half Marathon wave starts
  • 8:30 – First 10k wave starts

Packet Pickup

Early bib pickup will be at the Frisco Nordic Center Parking Lot at 616 Recreation Way, on August 13, 2021 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Bib pick-up will also take place from 6:30am – 8:15am on the day of the race at the Frisco Day Lodge.

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.

Course Maps

Competitor Info

Timing

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

There will be aid stations on course. Exact location will be posted once the race course is finalized.

Racers will be asked to carry their own hydration system; there will be limited water on the race course and aid station food will be pre-packaged or prefilled in single use cups by aid station staff and volunteers.

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.

Walkers

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.

Awards

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.

Race Results

Photos

View 2020 Run the Rockies trail race photos by photographer Joe Kusumoto. High resolution download password: RTRTrail2020.

Contact Us

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

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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