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The 37th annual Run the Rockies is one of the oldest running events in Colorado!!! The road 10K/Half Marathon from Copper Mountain to Frisco will take place on Saturday, June 8th. The Half Marathon is 75% downhill and the 10K is 100% downhill. On Sunday, June 9th a 5k & 10k trail run will take place on the beautiful trails at the Frisco Recreation Peninsula.
Saturday, June 8, 2013 - Half Marathon & Road 10k
Half Marathon will start at 8:30am.
Road 10k will start at 8:00am.
Racers must take shuttle bus to the start of the race; there is no racer parking available at Copper Mountain. The shuttle bus will pick racers up at Frisco Town Hall, 1 West Main Street from 6:30am-7:45am. The last shuttle bus will leave Frisco at 7:45am.
Sunday, June 9, 2013 - Trail 5k & 10k
Trail 10k will start at 8:00am.
Trail 5k will start at 8:00am.
Racer parking will be available at the Frisco Adventure Park; 621 Recreation Way.
Race Entry Fees
Early Bird Registration Fee (register at the 2012 race price) August 24, 2012-November 1, 2012: Half Marathon - $40, 5k or 10k - $30.
Registration Fee - November 2, 2012-April 30, 2013; Half Marathon - $50, 5k or 10k - $40.
Late Registration Fee - May 1, 2013-June 5, 2013; Half Marathon - $60, 5k or 10k - $40.
Please note that youth 17 & under will receive a $10 discount on the race fees listed above.
Half Marathon and 10k road race packet/bib pick-up will take place from 5pm-8pm on Friday, June 7th at Breeze Ski Rentals located at 908 N Summit Blvd, Frisco. Day of packet/bib pick up will also be available from 6am-7:45am at the Frisco Town Hall.
5K and 10K trail race packet/bib pick-up will take place from 7am-8pm on Sunday, June 9th at the Frisco Day Lodge located at 621 Recreation Way.
Half Marathon and 10K road race day-of registration will be available at the Frisco Town Hall from 6am-7:45am on Saturday, June 8th. The cost is $65 for the half marathon and $45 for the 10k.
5K & 10K trail race day-of registration will be available at the Frisco Day Lodge from 7am-8am on Sunday, June 9th. The cost is $45 for the 5K or 10K.
The top 3 male/female runners in each race will receive a prize.
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+
Race results will be posted at www.runtherockies.com
Transportation for Saturday, June 8th
All half marathon and 10k road runners MUST take the shuttle buses to the start of the race. There is no parking for runners at Copper Mountain.
Buses will leave the Frisco Town Hall building located at 1 West Main Street beginning at 6:30am. The last bus will leave at 7:45am. There is NO transportation from the finish back to the start at the conclusion of the race.
Register by April 30, 2013 to guarantee your t-shirt size. T-shirt size will not be guaranteed to racers who register after May 1, 2013.
Rec Path/Trail Courtesy
The races will take place on the Summit County Recreation Path or Summit County/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.
Running with Music
If you choose to wear headphones during the race, we ask that you remove one ea rbud. It is important that all racers can hear what is going on around them. Racers must be respectful of other recreation path and trail users.
The race director and event staff will not be held accountable for any racers that 'miss' the bus to the start of the race. It is the racers responsibility to plan their time accordingly.
You are running this race at your own risk. You will encounter mountain 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.