Rocky Mountain Half Marathon

August 3rd & 4th 2018 Estes Park, CO US 80511 Directions
Events

Rocky Mountain Elk Double

$205
Date
08/03 - 08/04 6:30PM MDT Registration ends August 3, 2018 at 11:00pm MDT

Rocky Mountain Half Marathon

$135
Date
08/04 6:00AM MDT Registration ends August 3, 2018 at 11:00pm MDT

Rocky Mountain 5K

$55
Date
08/03 6:30PM MDT Registration ends August 3, 2018 at 11:00pm MDT

Rocky Mountain 5K - FUN RUN (this event will not be timed)

$50
Date
08/03 6:30PM MDT Registration ends August 3, 2018 at 11:00pm MDT

Charity Bibs

$135.00 - $205.00
$0.00 08/03 - 08/04 6:30PM - 6:00AM MDT
Events: Rocky Mountain Elk Double - Charity Bibs ($1200 fundraising commitment) Rocky Mountain Half Marathon- Charity Bibs ($1000 fundraising commitment)
Description

The Rocky Mountain Half Marathon by Vacation Races and is part of the acclaimed National Park Half Marathon Series. The course runs on the border of Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park, Colorado. Most of the pre- and post-race activities will be held in Estes Park, Colorado. The 5K will take place Friday night after the expo.

 
The Course
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Our Rocky Mountain Half Marathon and 5K courses both start and finish by the lake at the fairgrounds in Estes Park! Both courses are scenic runs with gorgeous views of Estes Park and the Rocky Mountains!

We'll have plenty of parking near the start and finish for all of our runners and spectators. We will not have shuttles from around town, so please plan on driving to the start or having someone drop you off at the start.

Traveling Here

Where to Stay

We'll have plenty of parking near the start and finish for all of our runners and spectators. We will not have shuttles from around town, so please plan on driving to the start or having someone drop you off at the start. The race will start and finish by Lake Estes at the fairgrounds in Estes Park, CO. You can find some great lodging options in Estes Park here. 

Where to Fly

If you're flying here, your option is pretty much Denver International Airport (DEN). Plan on about 2 hours to drive to Estes Park from the airport.

Driving to the Race

Race HQ will be at the fairgrounds in Estes Park, CO.

Bib & Packet Pickup

You have 3 options for picking up your bib and race packet:

  • At the Race Expo (recommended)
  • At the Start Line
  • Mailed to you ($20)
Race Day

Race HQ will be at the fairgrounds in Estes Park, CO. We'll have plenty of parking near the start and finish for all of our runners and spectators. We will not have shuttles from around town, so please plan on driving to the start. Here's a tentative schedule of events:

4:00 AM – Open start line parking
4:30 AM – First prize raffle (every 5 minutes)
5:15 AM – All cars should be parked
5:30 AM – Last prize raffle & start line parking lot closes/ Pacers line up
5:45 AM – Runners line up/ Last call for gear check.
5:55 AM – National Anthem
6:00 AM – Race starts for all divisions!
8:45 AM – Awards Ceremony.

When you finish the race, you'll grab a snack box, take some pictures, hang out and make friends for a while, and then we encourage you to go explore Rocky Mountain National Park!

Half Marathon Training

We are pleased to share with you FREE training programs to prepare for the Rocky Mountain Half Marathon!

Active at Altitude has teamed up with Vacation Races to be the Official Training Partner and offers two levels of training plans for each race. The Beginner program is 16 weeks, and the Intermediate program is 12 weeks. These programs are free and are sent via e-newsletter every 4 weeks. 

Let's get training!

Place
Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park
Estes Park, CO US 80511
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Additional race information can be found at https://vacationraces.com/half-marathons/rocky-mountain/.

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