Half Marathon (21K) Course Info


Start & finish at Rio Grande Park.

  • Head west on the Rio Grande Trail, turn right on the Hunter Creek Trail.
  • Climb the Hunter Creek Trail, turn right on Verena Mallory Trail and follow it until it rejoins the Hunter Creek Trail.
  • Follow Hunter Creek Trail and then turn left and cross Hunter Creek on the North Spur Trail (USFS #1992.3B).
  • Bear left on the Lazy Man Shortcut (USFS #1992.3D) and continue to Hunter Creek Toll Road (USFS #20A) and Aid Station #1.
  • Follow Hunter Creek Toll Road (USFS #20A), turn right on Hunter Creek Valley North Trail (USFS #21A.1).
  • Follow Hunter Creek Valley North Trail (USFS #21A.1), turn left on Lower Plunge Trail (USFS #1987.2).  Take Lower Plunge Trail, cross Hunter Creek Toll Road (USFS #20A) and head up the Upper Plunge Trail (USFS #1987.2).
  • Turn left on the Secret/Jedi Trail (USFS #1987.3), then turn left on the Sunnyside Trail (USFS #1987.1) at Aid Station #2 and follow it back down to the Rio Grande Trail.
  • Turn left on the Rio Grande Trail and follow it to Aid Station #3 at Stein Park.
  • Continue on the Rio Grande Trail, following parallel single trail to Picnic Point Bridge.  Cross the Roaring Fork River and turn left on the Music Tent single track trail.
  • Turn left at the Grindley Bridge back to the Rio Grande Trail.
  • Turn right on Rio Grande Trail and follow it back to the finish line at Rio Grande Park.