4 Upcoming Spring Races for Hardcore Fort Collins Runners
Calling all runners of Colorado! Do you LOVE to run and just can’t get enough? Here are a list of races in Fort Collins that will want to be apart of.
Spring Equinox Half Marathon & 4 Mile
Sunday, March 24
If you are looking for a shorter but more intense run, the Spring Equinox is the race for you. The trail runs along a scenic country road which makes for a great spring half marathon! The race starts and finishes at The Anheuser-Busch Brewery, and there will be post race food and beverages, so feel free to reward yourself with a tall glass of refreshing beer. Registration fee starts at $40 so sign up early!
Quad Rock 25/50
Saturday, May 11
Forget the half marathons! If you have a passion for running, then you will want to sign up for the Quad Rock 25/50. What makes this race unique is that you can either run a 25 mile or 50 mile course. Sounds long huh? I promise you the beautiful scenery is worth it! This race takes place on the trails and hills in Lory State Park and Horsetooth Mountain Park and you will be overlooking the skyline of Fort Collins and the Front Range. There is a post race BBQ, raffle and awards. This race is a little more pricey starting at $115 for the 25 mile and $135 for the 50 mile.
Colorado Run 10K
Monday, May 27
Celebrate Memorial Day with the 40th Annual Colorado Run. This race is perfect for everyone, whether you are walking with friends or running to try and beat a personal record. If you want more of a challenge, this race has an option to do a Ruck March where you can choose to walk or run carrying a 35 lb pack. Proceeds from the event go to the Veteran's Plaza.
The Epic Mini Triathlon
Sunday, May 26
Do you love to run, bike, AND swim? Then The Epic Mini Triathlon is perfect for you! Even though a triathlon can be intimidating, this triathlon is suited for beginners and packs a bunch of fun into a short course. Once you finish the race you will be met with tons of high fives and a pancake breakfast. You can do this race as a relay or by yourself. Prices start at $75 and go up to $105.