Trail Races

Evergreen Trail Racing Series

Racing Series Race Info Elk Meadow Evergreen Mountain Meyer Ranch Park Bergen Peak
Fall EverGold Trail Race Series Glow Run Contact

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Evergreen Trail Racing Series

How tough are you? Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD) invites runners to compete in the 2017 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, a five-race series of running events on mountainous terrain around scenic Evergreen.
Distances range from a 5k to an epic half-marathon to the top of Bergen Peak (elevation 9,708 feet), a climb of well over 2,000 vertical feet.

Race registration is $35 in advance and $40 race day - or register for ALL 5 races for $140, which means you get one race for FREE! Races start at 8 AM (pre-registration opens at 7 AM.)

Pick up your race bib and visor on race day. Please bring a reusable water bottle to the races. There will be no water/aid stations on the course; this Series will be cup-free.
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Evergreen Trail Race Series (Package of 5)

Register for all 5 races for only $140. Cost of each race is $35 for preregistration, $40 day-of. Registration includes a technical shirt.

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Elk Meadow Trail Race 5k & 10k - June 3

This 5K/10K race leads runners throughout the rolling hills of Elk Meadow Open Space Park. Runners will start on Pioneer trail and head clockwise around the meadow. The first stretch is a steady downhill along highway 74. From there, runners will weave their way up to where they will run through the trees along the foot of the mountain. The course then shoots runners back out into the meadow to reconnect with Pioneer Trail to the finish line. Participants should meet at the Buchanan Park Recreation Center near the Pioneer Trail head. Download race map.

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Evergreen Mountain 15k - July 8

The Evergreen Mountain Trail Race features over nine miles of peaks and valleys. Participants pass the four rock formations called the Three Sisters and Little Brother as they weave their way throughout the course. The ascent up Evergreen Mountain features an elevation gain of over 1,000 feet, with runners ultimately reaching an elevation of 8,400 feet. After completing the summit loop, runners sprint down Evergreen Mountain to the finish. Runners should meet at the start/finish line at the Alderfer Three Sisters west parking lot. Download race map.

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Meyer Ranch Park 5-Mile - Aug 5

Trail head is located at 10508 S Turkey Creek on the east side of Highway 285. Runners will climb to the top of Meyers Ranch reaching an elevation of 8,600 feet that will take them through aspen groves, meadow and lodge pole pines forest. This is a cup free race so please be sure to bring water. There are NO aid stations. Download race map.

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Bergen Peak Half Marathon - August 26

This race is epic! Bergen Peak runners will endure the rolling hills of Elk Meadow and the strenuous switchbacks of Bergen Peak and Too Long Trail. While ascending approximately 1,500 feet, runners will peak at a total elevation of 9,000 feet as they cover this 13.1 mile course. Participants should meet at the Buchanan Park Recreation Center near the Pioneer Trail head. Download race map.

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Fall EverGold 10-Mile Run - October 7

The Fall EverGold Trail Race is a ten-mile out and back race that takes place at Lair O' the Bear Open Space Park in Idledale. Runners will meet at the main parking lot in Idledale, just off of Highway 73. The course has runners taking the ascent up the trail first, then turning around to enjoy the decent over the second half of the race. Runners will meet at the main parking lot in Idledale, just off of Highway 73. Download race map.

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PLEASE NOTE: In the event of inclement weather or unforeseen trail conditions the race director reserves the right to delay, cancel, move or reschedule the race. There will be no refunds in the event of a race cancellation.

Glow Run

Glow RunGlow Run 5k

Join us for a one-of-a-kind glow-in-the-dark park experience! This event is less about how fast you run a 5K but more about enjoying an evening with your family and friends. After the run, enjoy caramel apples and non-alcoholic hot beverages. So put your glow gear on and join us! (Glow-in-the-dark necklaces will be provided). Location: Alderfer Park. Will return fall 2017

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Contact

Kendra Lind Recreation Supervisor - Programs 720-880-1226 klind@eprd.co
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