Estes Park Marathon and Half Marathon

Estes Park, CO

Estes Park Marathon and Half Marathon

DESCRIPTION

ONLINE IS NOW CLOSED, BUT YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AND HAVE YOUR BREATH TAKEN AWAY AT COLORADO'S MOST SCENIC RUN COURSES. YOU CAN REGISTER IN PERSON STARTING TOMORROW AT THE ESTES PARK HS FROM 8 AM TO 5 PM.

RUN on Colorado's most scenic race courses and enjoy the surrounding beauty of Rocky Mountain National Park. In 2018 MARATHON & HALF MARATHON courses start from the Dao House on Hwy 7, and descend 1500ft within first 6.5 miles on mix of dirt trail, smooth surface road/pathways! The Half Marathon will continue to descend directly to Lake Estes Trail for breath taking views of the Continental Divide. The Marathon runners will travel on the Lake Estes Trail and run the Dry Gulch/Devil's Gulch loop, passing the historic Stanley Hotel. As with all great journeys, the mountainous beauty will encourage you to overcome the physical and psychological challenges of the climbs and feel the thrill of several scenic downhills. Share the celebration and joy of running with us! Runner’s World magazine recommends this destination race, for a reason!

DOWNHILL START for MARATHON & DOWNHILL HALF MARATHON COURSE!

COLORADO MOUNTAIN HALF MARATHON SERIES

The Estes Park Half Marathon is the first race in a series of three mountain location races- Estes Park, Georgetown/Idaho Springs, and Nederland, CO. Race all three Colorado events and challenge yourself for placement awards!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

June 16th - Saturday

  • 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - All Races Packet Pickup (Estes Park High School Commons)

10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - Kids Bike & Fun Run Festival! (Bond Park - downtown Estes Park

  • 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Live music performed by Kutandara marimba band, interactive games, Yoga, Hula Hooping, face painting and more! All ages are welcome to play and enjoy the day!
  • 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Kids Fun Run!
  • 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Bike Events (obstacle courses)
  • 10:15 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.- marimba music performance, Kutandara

June 17th - Sunday

  • 4:45 a.m. - Packet Pickup for Marathon, Half Marathon,10K, and 5K
  • 4:45, 5:00, 5:15, 5:45, 6:00, 6:15a.m. - Trolley departures for Marathon & Half Marathon Start line. Runners may have personal drop off, but NO parking at start.
  • 5:30 a.m. - Start for WALKERS for the Estes Park Marathon only
  • 6:00 a.m. - Start of the Estes Park Marathon from upper Dao House, Hwy 7
  • 6:30 a.m. - Start for WALKERS for the Estes Park Half Marathon only
  • 7:00 a.m. - Start of the Estes Park Half Marathon from driveway at Dao House
  • 6:30 a.m. - Trolley begins departure from EP High School to 5K start line at Marina
  • 8:00 a.m. - Start of the Estes Park 5K from Estes Park Marina
  • 9:00 a.m. - Start of the Estes Park 10K from Estes Park Middle School
  • 8:10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Post Race Party, Finish line Stadium

FINISHER MEDALS (check out our one of a kind Estes Park resident inspired medals)

AWARDS -- Award winners can pick up their hardware or ribbons at the Awards Table near the finish line

Marathon & Half Marathon

  • Top Three Overall Male & Female
  • Top Two Male & Female Masters (40 yrs and older)
  • Top Three Male & Female in the following age groups: 19 & Under, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, 70 & Up

10K & 5K

  • Top Three Overall Male & Female
  • Top Three Male & Female in the following age groups: 13 & Under, 14 - 16, 17 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 & Over
  • No master division

Transportation - Transportation is provided by the Estes Park Trolley to the 5K and Marathon & Half Marathon start lines. Departure times are strict and leave from the Estes Park High School parking lot (at race headquarters). There is no parking available at any of these start areas, nor transportation available back to the start areas once races are completed. A gear drop is available at the Marathon & Half Marathon start lines.

  • Marathon & Half Marathon: Strict Trolley departures: 4:45, 5:00, 5:15, 6:00, 6:15 AM
  • 5K Start: Trolley will depart from EP High School from 6:30-7:35 AM.

Volunteer:

The race weekend could always use your help and the help of your support crew. Let us know if you are able to be part of the team! Please Contact: team@epmarathon.org