2020 Mt. Sneffels Marathon-Half Marathon- Kids Fun Run

Ouray, Colorado

2020 Mt. Sneffels Marathon-Half Marathon- Kids Fun Run

DESCRIPTION

Come run in the beautiful Switzerland of America, and help support the children of Ouray County, in the Mt. Sneffels 20th annual Half Marathon, the 10th annual Full Marathon and Kids Fun Run on Saturday August 15, 2020, the event previously voted Best Get Away Weekend by Colorado Runner magazine readers!

Registration is limited to the first 800 registrants

(Elite Runners please contact our Elite Race Director)

Register now! Reserve your spot and get the best value!

Locations:

  • 1/2 Marathon: Ouray Hot Spring Park/Ouray Visitor Center Start Line 1230 Main St., Ouray, Co.
  • Marathon: Ridgway Athletic Park( South End of Park), Sabetha Dr.& CR 23, Ridgway, Co.

ATTENTION: RACE PACKET PICKUP AND LATE REGISTRATION LOCATION : OURAY COMMUNITY CENTER 320 6th AVENUE.

1/2 Marathon RACE START IS AT 1230 MAIN STREET / OURAY VISITOR CENTER, a 5-10 minute walk from packet pickup & registration.

Registration Fees:

  • Oct. 1- Feb.14 - Marathon $70; Half Marathon $55

  • Feb. 15- Jul.10 - Marathon $85; Half Marathon $70

  • Register by Jul. 10th to reserve race shirt and size

  • Jul. 11 - Aug. 12 - Marathon $95; Half Marathon $80

  • On-line Registration Closes Aug.12th @ 11:59 pm CMT

  • Walk Up/ Late Registration Aug. 14 & 15

  • Aug.14- Marathon $105 * No day of race registration

  • Aug.14-15- Half Marathon $90**(see Walk up/ Late)

  • Kids Race Oct. 1 - Jul. 10 $10; Jul.11-Aug.15 $15

  • All Races: Register by Aug. 3rd for personalized race bib

On-line registration ends Aug.12, 2020 at 11:59 PM CMT

Walk up /Late Registration/ Package Pick up

LATE REGISTRATION/WALK UP/PACKAGE PICK UP _**AUG.14-15**_

MARATHON NO DAY OF RACE REGISTRATIONS

PLEASE NOTE RACE REGISTRATION LOCATION: OURAY COMMUNITY CENTER (City Hall) - 320 6th AVENUE, OURAY, CO.

1/2 Marathon Saturday Day of Race Registration closes at 7:00 am ( this will give everyone plenty of time to get to the race start line)

1/2 MARATHON RACE START @7:30 am WILL BE AT 1230 MAIN STREET at the OURAY VISITOR CENTER- OURAY HOT SPRINGS PARK. GIVE YOURSELF PLENTY OF TIME TO GET TO THE RACE START!

The Course will take you along our best kept secret, the scenic county roads that connect the city of Ouray, nestled in the San Juan Mountains, named for Chief Ouray of the Ute Indians, a paradise of Hot Springs, Waterfalls and Wildlife along with a Rich Mining History, to the Old Railroad and Ranching valley town of Ridgway, Gateway to the San Juans. The course wanders past beautiful ranchlands, open spaces, a small lake and the Uncomphagre River. The majority of the course is on dirt roads.

The Races Start & Finish

Start Line Locations:

  • Marathon: Ridgway Athletic Park Elev. 6985
  • 1/2 Marathon: Ouray 1230 MAIN STREET Elev. 7792'
  • Kids Fun Run: Ridgway Athletic Park Elev. 6985'

Finish Line Location:

  • All Races finish at the Ridgway Athletic Park Elev. 6985

Full Marathon: start at 6:30 am. Ridgway Athletic Park. Participants run to Ouray Hot Springs(Fellin) Park turn around and run back to Ridgway Athletic Park. No pets or strollers on course please:)

Half Marathon: starts at 7:30 am in Ouray, 1230 Main St. at the entrance to the Ouray Hot Springs Park /Pool parking lot and Ouray Visitor Center. Participants run to finish line in Ridgway at the Ridgway Athletic Park. No pets or strollers on course please:)

Kids Fun Run: starts at 10:30 am at the Ridgway Athletic Park. Participants run (1 mile) 2.5 loops around the soccer field. Parents can run along as well to help with their little ones. No Pets on course please:)

All races will finish at the Ridgway Athletic Park.

Plenty of Aid Stations along the way and food for all at the finish.

Course & Timing close at 1:00 pm

For safety reasons no bicycles, strollers or pets are allowed on the race course.

Perks: Marathon & Half Marathon: Race tech shirt, collectible race bib, half price entry to the Ouray Hot Springs Pool and the Box Canyon Falls, the weekend of the event, and a free local micro-brew at the finish (age 21 & over, bring your ID). Kids Fun Run : Race bib and Finisher medal

Awards: Finisher Medal for all races. Full & 1/2 Marathon: gender & age category winners, award ceremony and award presentation for top level males & females. All awards have a unique local touch that will be a keepsake you will treasure.

Finish Line Activities: Settle in and cheer on your friends and the runners as they come across the finish line. Hob Knob with the elite runners. Enjoy a local micro-brew at the Beer Garden, cheer on the kids at the Kids Fun Run, led by some of our elite runners, pick up some great race merchandise, check out what the vendors have to offer and cheer the winners at the awards ceremony.

Transportation

  • Marathon- no pre-race transportation.
  • Half- Marathon-pre-race shuttle service starts at 6:30 am from Rotary Park Parking area, located 1 mile north of the Ouray Hot Springs Park on Hwy 550, to the Ouray Hot Springs Park.
  • Finish Line: shuttle will begin transportation at 9:30 am from the Ridgway Athletic Park back to Ouray's Rotary Park and the Ouray Hot Springs Park.

Lodging: is limited so reserve early. Race Lodging Sponsors

Area Information: Ouray & Ridgway visitor centers

The Cause: The Mount Sneffels Education Foundation , a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives and educational experiences of the youth of Ouray County

Refunds/Transfers/Cancellations: Similar to other races in the industry, The Mt. Sneffels Marathon and Half Marathon does not refund entry fees. In addition, an entry fee into this year’s race does not transfer to next year’s event. This policy applies to individuals with injuries, unexpected business, family emergencies, etc. Additionally, the fee is nonrefundable if the event is canceled due extreme weather or other conditions that may impact the race course, to the threat of or acts of God, war, terrorism, disaster, earthquake, government regulation and/or for economic/financial reasons. While Mt. Sneffels Marathon Half Marathon and Kids Fun Run does not offer refunds or deferrals, registrants may transfer their registrations to a different event on the same day or to another person.

Race Registration and all other inquiries

Elite Athlete Coordinator

CHECK MtSneffelsMarathon.com for details and updates.