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We have the official green light for race day!
We are excited to get this race moving forward! There are some changes and we will communicate often with you as they arise. Like any other Rock Canyon Half, we are dedicated to provide you a great race day experience! This year's race is capped at 500 participants so register early.
Race day may look a bit different this year with adding a Health check station before any participant can race. Masks must be worn in all common indoor and outdoor areas. Only racers may remove masks once they are past the start line. There will be a staggered start with self seated intervals and a time change with the race beginning at 8:30. Participants will receive further information as what to expect on race day. The course remains the same with all it's engaging trail beauty! Hoodies will be given to participants that pick up their race packet.
We will continue to adhere to any COVID changes and protocols from now and through race day. Due to any COVID changes, registrants will be able to transfer or refund their entry only if the race is cancelled by the race directors.
Thank you for the grace that you have allowed us as this year continues to surprise us!
Eric & Melanie
PS. Like our Rock Canyon Half Facebook page for the latest for updates!
There will be 7 water stations. The first has only water. All the rest will have water and Gatorade. Located approximately 2, 4, 5.75 , 7.5, 8.25, 9.75 and 11.5 miles (odd distances but we have to put water stops where we can drive a car). The first water stop is in City Park and a good place to drop off clothes if you find you have overdressed. You are welcome to drop off clothing at all water stops but the water stop volunteers will not return to the pavilion until the last runner has gone by. If you throw clothing anywhere else on the course you may not see it again.
We have been blessed with great weather 9 out of the last 10 years but be prepared for anything. Pueblo is located in the "banana belt" of Colorado. When it is snowing all around we tend to remain dry, which is great for runners but bad for lawns. Come prepared for snow and wind then be pleasantly surprised by the great weather we have in December in Pueblo. However, having a run in December is a gamble, we have never canceled in 28 years and we intend to run this race regardless of the weather.
Traffic through City Park is one-way so wind around the zoo to the east side of the park near the fountain and round about. Packet pickup is inside the pavilion (the big building just northwest of the round about/east entrance and fountain) from 7:00 to 8:30. The race begins and ends near the pavilion. Parking is available on the streets within the park, so park wherever you can but watch for "No Parking" signs as some 2011 participants did get ticketed. Please consider carpooling as parking is somewhat limited close to the race.
Beanies and bib numbers with timing chips will be available:
-Early Packet Pick up: Saturday, Dec, 5th 12 pm-6 pm (highly recommended)!
Packet Pickup Location: Pueblo Subaru
Address: 2125 US-50, Pueblo, CO 81008
-Race Day Packet Pick up: 6:45-8:15 am in the City Park Pavillion(Race start line)
Location: 800 Goodnight Ave
Pueblo, CO US 81005
****Packets and swag will not be mailed. Please pick up during packet pick-up times, Thank you.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Race results will be found at runsignup.com
Overall 1st place Male/Female
1st-3rd places for
Awards will handed out once 1st-3rd places are confirmed in the age group.
$45.00 March 8th-Sept 30th
$50.00 Oct 1st - Nov 22nd
$55 Nov 23rd-Dec 5th
$65 (Race day cash only and hoodie availability not guranteed)
Ages 5-21 $27.00 Oct 1st-Dec 6th(Under special pricing tab)
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