Run the Rim Trail Run

Run the Rim Trail Run

Saturday, July 27, 2019  @  5:30 PM   •  5k

Address:

45000, West US HIghway 50, Canon City, CO    view map

Registration closed:

Registration is now CLOSED.  If you would like to register on the day of the race, pleasel plan to be at the Clubhouse at Royal Gorge Ranch & Resort starting at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27th.

Description:

Leave the pavement behind and join us for our third annual Run the Rim "Strong 5K" (3.6 mile) Trail Run at the Royal Gorge Park Trails! This challenging (yes, there are hills) but beautiful course will take you along a winding single track system that features all the best of the Royal Gorge Region: piñon trees, grand vistas, and views of the Royal Gorge. 

 
**Please note that this event takes place on natural-surface singletrack trails. There WILL be loose rocks and varied terrain. Those who are not comfortable on uneven surfaces should not participate.**
 
We'll meet at the Royal Gorge Ranch and Resort parking lot and run directly from the stagin area. (No more bus this year.) The course will follow some of our newest trails, including Made in the Shade and One Track Mind, before returning to the parking / staging area via double-track dirt road (no vehicle traffic). Participants will recieve a commemorative Royal Gorge Trails Silipint cup.
 
 
As always, there will not be awards for age group finishers, but there will be a "dash for cash". This allows the first runner in each age group (>18, 19-40, and 40+, male and female) to make a mad dash for a bag o' gold. 
 
Walkers are welcome on the course, but the nature of the single track trail will not accomodate strollers or chariots. 

Features:

 Goody Bag

 

Course description:

The 5K+ course will begin their run at the Clubhouse at the Royal Gorge Ranch and Resort. You'll run on mica-strewn dirt road before hitting the newest trail in the Royal Gorge System - One Track Mind. Tackle 'Badger Hill' before enjoying some beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. Take Made in the Shade trail to the special event-only cuttoff to the dirt roads winding back to the clubhouse. This course is approximately 50% singletrack and 50% double-track dirt road. 

 
***This course includes natural-surface, singletrack trail. Only those runners and walkers who are comfortable on trails should attempt this course.***
 

Course maps:

 Run the Rim 2019  

Directions to start:

The starting line will be behind the Gunslinger's Clubhouse at the Royal Gorge Ranch & Resort (formerly Buckskin Joe Town).

Parking:

Directions to the Royal Gorge Ranch & Resort: 
From Cañon City, take US Hwy 50 West to the turnoff to the Royal Gorge Bridge (CR3A) about 7.5 miles. Turn R (south) on to CR3A. In about 1.3 miles, turn R into the entrance of the Royal Gorge Ranch & Resort. Follow the road south until you see our parking attendant / race parking area. 



Awards info:

This race is NOT TIMED, and the only awards given are the "dash for cash" that will be grabbed by the first man and woman in each age group.

Additional info

All event participants will receive a commemoriative Royal Gorge Trails Silipint cup or wine cup.
 

Packet pickup:

Packet pickup will begin at 5:30 at the Clubhouse. There is NO packet pickup before the day of the event.

Registration info:

Your fee includes:

 
- Commemorative branded Silipint cup
- Swag bag
- $2 coupon for a drink at the 8 Mile Bar & Grill or Whitewater Bar & Grill

Options:

 Hurry, there are only 48 entries remaining for this event.

 

Registration is now CLOSED.  If you would like to register on the day of the race, pleasel plan to be at the Clubhouse at Royal Gorge Ranch & Resort starting at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27th.

 

 

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