The race starts and finishes in Bear Creek Park in Colorado Springs. The course uses park trails to get to High Drive. Both the trails and High Drive are well-groomed with lots of great scenery. The out-back course is mostly uphill on the way out, and mostly downhill on the way back. Starting elevation is about 6,170', and the elevation at the turn around point is about 7,165'. Course map and directions to the race start.