Trail Races

Evergreen Trail Racing Series

Racing Series Info Elk Meadow Evergreen Mountain Staunton State Park Bergen Peak
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Evergreen Trail Racing Series

How tough are you? Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD) invites runners to compete in the 2019 Evergreen Trail Racing Series, a five-race series of running events on mountainous terrain around scenic Evergreen and our mountain community. 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 $50 race day - or register for ALL 4 races for $110. Registration includes a pair of custom running socks. Races start at 8 AM (pre-registration opens at 7 AM.)

Please note there are no race refunds or transfers.

Pick up your race bib 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 4)

Register for all 4 races for only $110. Cost of each race is $35 for preregistration, $50 day-of.

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Elk Meadow Trail Race 5k & 10k - May 18

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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Bergen Peak Half Marathon - June 1

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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Evergreen Mountain 15k - July 13

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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Staunton State Park 20K - August 3

Join us at Staunton State Park for a beautiful 20k trail race. Runners will start at 8,215 feet of elevation and reach an elevation of 9,579 feet at the Eagle Cliff Overlook. Please bring a water bottle. This is a cup free race. 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 - October 12

Join us for a fun filled one-of-a-kind glow in the dark experience. This event is less about how fast you run but more about enjoying an evening with your family and friends. After the run enjoy s'mores and non-alcoholic hot beverages. So put your glow gear on and join us!!! (Glow in the dark necklaces, etc. will be provided). Race Day Registration/Check In - Starts at 6pm at the Buchanan Recreation Center. Location: Buchanan Park.

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Mountain Bike Race

EPRD Gritty Grind Mtn Bike Race at Staunton State Park

Join us for a FUN 20 mile mountain bike course that will include mostly single track trails with some dirt roads thrown in! Registration will be from 7-8:30 AM with the race starting at 9 AM. Location: Staunton State Park. 

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Contact

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