Run the Rockies Trail 10k & Half Marathon
Saturday, August 10, 2019
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; all racers will receive a piece of commemorative race gear and a post-race meal.
Registration for the 2019 Run the Rockies races will open at 8:00am on January 10, 2019.
Race Entry Fees
Early Bird Adult Registration (January 10, 2019- March 31, 2019) $50 Adult Registration (April 1, 2019-June 30, 2019) $60
- Adult Late Registration (July 1, 2019-August 9, 2019, at noon) $70
- Day of Registration (August 10, 2019) $80
Early Bird Adult Registration (January 10, 2019- March 31, 2019) $35 Adult Registration (April 1, 2019-June 30, 2019) $40
- Adult Late Registration (July 1, 2019-August 9, 2019, at noon) $45
- Day of Registration (August 10, 2019) $55
Please note that youth 17 & under will receive a $10 discount on the race fees listed above.
In order to receive a full refund, racers must email the race director by July 8, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this time.
Racers can pick up their bibs at the Frisco Nordic Center, 616 Recreation Way, on August 9th 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 Nordic Center.
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. No signed waiver = no bib.
10k will start at 8:30am. Half Marathon will start at 8:00am.
All racers will receive a race pair of Nike running shorts and a finisher glass.
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 12:00pm. 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.
There will be aid stations on course. Aid stations will have water, pretzels, m&m’s, and more! Half Marathon Aid Stations will be located at miles 2.1, 5.3, 8.1 and 10.4. The 10k Aid Station will be located at mile 2.1. In an effort to keep our event as waste free as possible we ask that all racers carry a pack or handheld water bottle with them to refill at the aid stations.
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, 70-79 and 80+
All racers will receive a finisher gift.
Post Race Party
The post race party will take place at the Frisco Nordic Center Lodge. All racers will be asked to present their bib for a post-race meal. Meal includes pizza from Peppino’s Pizza and Subs and everyone 21+ will receive a beer from Outer Range Brewing. We will have prizes to giveaway at the post race party as well.
The races will take place on Town of Frisco/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.
Anyone who would like to walk the race is highly encouraged to register for the 10k. Walkers are welcome to participant in the half marathon however, please note the 12:00pm cut off time listed above.
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. There are no refunds 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.
The Grand Hotel in Frisco is our lodging sponsor. Please click here to make an online reservation at the rate of $99/night.
For more information on this event, please contact Linsey Joyce, Recreation Programs Manager or, call the Frisco Day Lodge at 970-668-2558.
2018 Race Photos
The Town of Frisco had local photographer Todd Powell on hand to photograph the Run the Rockies half marathon and 10k on August 11. He got some spectacular shots. Todd’s images are available for viewing here and low resolution photographs may be downloaded by using the password: 2018FriscoTrail.