The Springs Downhill Mile

Sat June 17, 2023 Colorado Springs, CO 80907 US Directions


The Springs Downhill Mile

$25 8:30AM MDT - 12:00PM MDT Registration ends June 16, 2023 at 5:00pm MDT


205 West Fontanero Street
Colorado Springs, CO US 80907


How fast can you run a mile? What if you got to do it on a downhill? Join the Pikes Peak Road Runners and RunMental for the inaugural Springs Downhill Mile on June 17th at Monument Valley Park. The race will start just South of the Popcycle Bridge and end before the Uintah Bridge. This race is also the RRCA Colorado 1 Mile State Championship race!!

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Parking is available at

·         Legacy loop lot: 0.75mi from start

·         Corner of East Fontanero and Culbera: 0.45mi from start

·         Off Glen Avenue or near pickle ball courts in MVP: 1.5mi from start

·         Goosage Park: 1.23mi from start

·         Boddington Park: 0.25mi from start

Course Information


The course is a downhill point to point on a hard packed dirt trail with a -0.83% (44ft elevation loss) grade from the Popcycle Bridge heading south to Uintah.

Race Day

Bib pick up/registration

·         Participants can pick up their packets the day of the race in the open field near the playground of North Monument Valley Park (0.45mi from start line)

·         There is no race day registration

Race Start

·         Race will begin in heats based on expected finish times with 10 ATHLETES PER HEAT in 30sec intervals that will be organized prior to start

·         Heats will begin every 1min

·         Please be near the start line by 8:20am  to help ensure a smooth start

Race Finish

·         When you finish your race, please move past the finish as quickly as possible to not congest the finish area.

·         Athletes will be directed up to Culebra Rd after they have finished to walk back to Monument Valley Park. This is to avoid any collisions on the race course.

·         There will be water available at the finish line. Please be courteous and take all trash/recycling with you or throw it in any nearby trash cans


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