Colorado Trail Run Series "Thank You" for participating in this year's XTERRA Trail Run Colorado Series Runs ...... We are working on the 2020 line up. Come back often for updates......

   Sponsors and Partners:

   ATRA American Trail Running Association

   US Trail Running Conference


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On behalf of our Staff, we would like to say "Thank You" for participating in this year's XTERRA Trail Run Colorado Springs

The day would not have been possible without all the amazing runners, volunteers, sponsors and supporters who were a part of the event. We are grateful for your support!

Contact Race Director Peter Maksimow to view a set of your images. Include your bib number and/or color of shirt on race day to help us locate all of your images. Peter will send you a link to view images, then you can arrange to download them. Once downloaded it's easy to take them to any photo store, pick out a frame, develop and keep your race day memories!

Click the link below for sample photos of the race

XTERRA Half Marathon, 12K and 5K

The 11th annual XTERRA Half Marathon, 12K and 5K trail run is scheduled for September 22, 2019 at the Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Springs. The trail run that has become a must do race in the series. Taking runners up trails, over mountains, through forests and over streams in and around Cheyenne Mountain State Park.

This event is the original trail marathon race at Colorado Springs' Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Since it's inception thousands of runners have enjoyed this 'uphill/downhill' distance trail race. A rolling course that will give everybody more of what they have come to expect. At this trail race you'll experience an infinite variety of ascent, descent and terrain. The all-dirt race trails will take runners to thin-air elevations ranging from 6,500 to 7,200 feet above sea level. In other words, one heck of a lot of fun.

Why wait? - Get your pass today!

Race Limited to 600 entries Starting at $40

Cup-Free Racing! Surveys shows most runners dislike paper cups at race aid stations. That is why XTERRA Trail Run Colorado Series have gone Cup-Free. That means less litter, trash, and waste.

Cup-Free Racing is Easy!
  • Bring your favorite personal hydration device, handheld bottle, hydration belt/flask, or any other refillable container
  • Fill it at every aid station
  • Drink, it's that easy...

A Peter Maksimow signature course!

Peter Maksimow The designer and course manager of our XTERRA Trail Run Series is Peter Maksimow, as known as ?The Prez". An elite mountain, trail, ultra runner and member of the silver medal-winning US team at the 2015 World Long Distance Mountain Running Championships. His Instagram profile tells us a bit about him: @petermaksimow "Mountain runner, mustached crusader, Inov-8er, beer connoisseur, Kokopelli Kids coach, Head Honcho of Team Colorado, Barr Trail Mountain Race director, male model, American Trail Running Association, tree hugger, bearded perfectionist, award-winning home brewer, free thinker, Enduro Bite?er, faithful husband to Nora, Manitou Brewing Co?er, and all the other things I forgot to mention."

To list a few of Peter's accomplishments: 2X Team USA Long Distance Mountain Running team member (Zermatt, Switzerland 2015 team silver; Podbrdo, Slovenia 2016), Team USA Mountain Running (Wellington, NZ 2005, alternate), 7X Top Ten finisher at the Pikes Peak Ascent, 3rd at the 2016 US 30K National Championship (Colorado Springs, CO), 2nd at the 2012 Jeremy Wright Memorial North American Snowshoe Championship'Jeremy is the guy that first got me interested in Mountain Running, he was killed by an IED in Afghanistan--RIP soldier! (Vail, CO), 5th at the 2015 US 50K Road Championship (Long Island, NY), 4X Champion of the Greenland Trail 50K and 2nd fastest trail 50K run in the state of Colorado, 3:18:55 (Larkspur, CO). Peter is a sponsored by inov-8, Enduro Bites, Swiftwick Socks and Manitou Brewing Company.

With our signature Peter Maksimow designed trail course, coupled with 100% Colorado dirt trails, you are sure to experience exhilarating moments every runner lives for.

The XTERRA Trail Run Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Sprins has an Elevation Gain/Change of 800 feet to 1500 feet on the half marathon.

Event details and schedule:

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Friday: Packet pick-up, Friday September 21st at the Mountain Chalet 15 N Nevada Av, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Tel 710-633-0732 from 4pm to 6pm

Saturday: Packet pick-up and registration, Saturday September 21nd at the Mountain Chalet 15 N Nevada Av, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Tel 710-633-0732 from 11am to 1pm

Race Day Information:
  • 7:00am Sponsor Exhibitor Area Opens
  • 7:00am to 7:30am Race day packet pick-up - accepting new registration
  • 8:00am- Half Marathon Start
  • 8:10am- 5K - 12K Start
  • 9:30am- Awards Ceremony begins starting with the 5K winners
Stuff You Get

All participants will receive the following:
  • Soft Tri-Blend finisher t-shirt subject to availability for race day registrations
  • Finisher medal
  • Post Event Festival Grub
  • More to come!

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Aid Station
HOT On Yoga HOT On Yoga

HOT On Yoga offer Hot and Power Vinyasa yoga classes taught by experienced, Yoga Alliance certified teachers in a spacious, heated and humidified room.

Colorado Trail Run series runners will experience Yoga for Runners class a simple yoga routine that loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner. "Core Focus" sequence focuses on your fitness and is designed to make you faster. "Recovery Yoga" sequence is engineered to rehab tired muscles and ready your body for your next run.

Join us for a 7 day free Yoga.

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CHECK BACK OFTEN! You can expect our sponsors list to grow over the next several months so please check back soon and often to support the wonderful companies that make this event possible.

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