Trail Races

Evergreen Trail Racing Series

Race Info Evergreen Mountain Elk Meadow Mt Falcon
Bergen Peak Fall EverGold Trail Race Series Contact

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Evergreen Trail Racing Series

How tough are you? Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD) invites runners to compete in the 2014 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, a five-race series of running events on mountainous terrain around scenic Evergreen. Distances range from a family-oriented 2-mile run/walk 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 $30.00 in advance and $40.00 race day - or register for ALL 5 races for $120.00, which means you get one race for FREE! (Fall EverGold Fun Run/Walk is only $10.00.) Races start at 8:00 AM (pre-registration opens at 7:00 AM) except the Fall EverGold Races, which starts at 9:00 AM (pre-registration opens at 8:00 AM).

Pick up your race bib and technical running shirt 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 Mountain 15k - June 7

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.

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Elk Meadow Trail Race 5k & 10k - June 28

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.

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Updated! Mt Falcon 15k - August 2

Back by popular demand! Runners will be challenged with a 4 mile ascent of nearly 2,000 feet up to the top of Castle Trail. From there, runners will take the Parmalee Trail Loop to Meadow Trail, where they will reconnect to fly back down Castle Trail to the finish line. This course features beautiful scenery and excellent views of Red Rocks State Park. The start/finish line will be located at the Mt. Falcon Open Space Park entrance just outside of the town of Morrison off of Colorado Highway 8.

Please note: Runners will be shuttled in from Red Rocks Elementary to the start/finish line. Parking will not be allowed at the actual trail head.

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Bergen Peak Half Marathon - August 30

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.

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Fall EverGold 10-Mile Run - October 4

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.

Fall EverGold 2-Mile Fun Run/Walk - October 4

Enjoy a refreshing activity with family and friends on a beautiful fall morning.  Medals for all finishers! The Fall EverGold Fun Run is a two-mile out and back course that takes place at Lair O' the Bear Open Space Park in Idledale. The course has runners run/walk along side Bear Creek, as they enjoy the beautiful mountain scenery of the park. Both Races: Runners will meet at the main parking lot in Idledale, just off of Highway 73.

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Evergreen Trail Race Series (Package of 5)

Register for all 5 races for only $120.00 Cost of each race is $30.00 for preregistration, $40.00 day-of. Registration includes a technical running shirt.

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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.

Contact

Kendra Hinkson
Recreation Supervisor - Programs 720-880-1226 khinkson@eprd.co
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