With explosions of colorful Rocky Mountain wildflowers, green rolling foothills, and breathtaking mountains accessible on foot when the snow is gone, Colorado summers are a marvel.
Sign up for a few races and pack the car for a road trip.
The Heart Run Saturday June 9th
This is a 5k walk/run to raise funds for The American Heart Association and to raise awareness of cardiovascular health in general. The Heart Run is in Colorado Springs on Saturday, June 9th.
Tenderfoot Hill Climb June 14th
5k and 10k Road Races June 16th
10k Trail Run Monday June 18th
As part of the annual FIBArk Whitewater Festival, FIBArk is hosting a number of races. There is a run up Tenderfoot Hill on Thursday, June 14th as well as 5k and 10k foot races on Saturday, June 16th. If you’re a fan of running on more challenging terrain FIBArk festivities will also include a 10k trail run on Monday June 18th! It’s all happening in beautiful Salida, Colorado this June!
Register for the Tenderfoot Hill Climb
Register for the 5k and 10k
Register 10k for the Trail Run
Estes Park Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k and 10k Sunday June 17th
Located on the North Eastern edge of Rocky Mountain National Park, each of these foot races for all fitness types promises to bring a fresh breath of mountain beauty with every turn. Starting in Estes Park, Colorado on Sunday, June 17th
Strawberry Shortcut 5k & 10k Sunday June 17th
As a part of the annual Strawberry Days festivities of Glenwood Springs (a tradition going on for more than 40 years now) there will be a 5k and 10k race that will take you through the quaint town of Glenwood Springs, Colorado on Sunday June 17th. Hit the hot springs afterwards!
Climb For Courage Stair Climb Saturday June 23rd
This 2.7k race to benefit the Children’s Hospital Colorado Foundation will take you up 2,700 stairs around Falcon Stadium at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs on Saturday, June 23rd.
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