Steamboat Running Series
May 5, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018
The 2018 Steamboat Springs Running Series continues its dedication to the pursuit of running and bringing people together. This year's series includes miles of challenging runs from 400 yards to 100 miles, all on the spectacular Colorado terrain you've come to expect. Our races are for everyone, so come out for a great day whether you are a racer or a walker. It's an achievement to complete any of the courses, and many races will have prize drawings.
Hayden Cog Run
May 5, 2018
This is one of the longest consecutively run races of the series and the state of Colorado! A Routt County Classic held in the small town of Hayden Colorado 25 minutes west of Steamboat. 8.4M and 5k runs begin at Hayden Town Park on S. 3rd Street.
May 19, 2018
The Spirit Challenge is a running event for families that has 3 distances. The 10k and 5k running races are on paved roads with the 5k having a short section on a wide trail. The Kid's Fun Run is an 800m run with 2 laps around the Middle School track. This is the 2nd race of the year for the Steamboat Springs Running Series and a great warm up to summer! The Spirit Challenge is a long standing race in the series and gives runners a chance to get those feet moving after a long winter in the Yampa Valley. Come out and support this fun local race. This race is a benefit for Yampa Valley Autism. Don't forget to bring the kids for the Fun Run, beginning at 9:15 a.m.
Jun 3, 2018
Run alongside the roaring Elk River through the emerald green pastures on Country Road 129 with the snow-capped Rocky Mountains of Colorado all around and find out why the Steamboat Marathon was ranked as one of the “Top 10 Destination Marathons in North America.”
Howelsen 8 Miler
Jun 16, 2018
Let the trail races begin! Challenging trail run on the scenic single track trails of historic Howelsen Hill, Steamboat's outdoor playground. This race is a beautiful loop on Emerald mountain starting cross country on the Bluff's trail, heading uphill on the Lupine trail and finishing downhill via MGM and the Meadow trail to the base of the historic Howelsen Hill Ski Area. The trails of Emerald are beautiful this time of year with abundant aspen trees and wildflowers. The Howelsen Hill Trail Run includes an 8 Mile and a 4 Mile race, both with a frills and no-frills race registration option.
Jul 1, 2018
Many think that the Steamboat Marathon and Half Marathon are the only times to race longer distances on road in Steamboat Springs. Not so! The Mountain Madness Half Marathon joins the Hayden Cog and 10K at 10,000 feet as one of the three oldest races in Steamboat Springs and the Running Series. This is a great race held over 4th of July weekend. The Mountain Madness will take runners along beautiful county roads with sweeping views of the Ski Area and the Yampa River.
Hahn's Peak Hill Climb
Jul 7, 2018
This trail race is a new event that started in 2017 at the base of Hahn's Peak in North Routt County. Running this course started with a few hardcore North Routt locals meeting at the beautiful Cabins at Historic Columbine every 4th of July. From here they would race to the summit and fire outlook of Hahn's Peak, once an active Volcano with an elevation of 10,839 & 360 degree panoramic views like no other. Now however it's time to share this amazing course with all of you.
Hot Air Balloon Rodeo
Jul 14 - Jul 15, 2018
The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo and Art in the Park events offer artistry and color both on canvases and in the air making this weekend a staple of Steamboat Springs, Colorado in the summertime.
Spring Creek Trail Run
Jul 28, 2018
The race is held on the beautiful Spring Creek trail with wildflowers and Aspen trees next to bubbling Spring Creek. The 9.5 mile race is run on an up and down scenic loop on primitive trail, two track, single track and briefly on forest service road. The challenging 9.5 mile course gains ~2,500 ft. in the first 4 miles with most of that being from mile 2-4. This section of the race takes the runner up unimproved rocky and narrow single track and over several large downed trees before it descends on a smooth rolling downhill trail. The 5K race is an out and back on the beautiful Spring Creek trail on rolling two track and single track. Come out for a great day of running, a prize drawing and an even better post-race meal made by Freshies.
Aug 11 - Aug 12, 2018
The Steamboat Stinger, now a Colorado classic, aims to provide a challenging backcountry race experience showcasing some of Steamboat Springs’ finest singletrack. The Steamboat Stinger is also a fundraiser for Partners in Routt County (local youth mentoring group) and Routt County Riders (local IMBA chapter).
Continental Divide Run
Aug 25, 2018
16 mile and 50k amazing trail race from Fish Creek Falls over to the ski area via the mountain view trail. One not to miss!
10K at 10,000 Feet
Sep 2, 2018
Voted Best 10k in the state of Colorado by Colorado Runner magazine in 2010. One of the longest running races in the series, this is a classic. 10k and 5k trail races up on Rabbit Ears Pass at the Dumont trail head.
Run Rabbit Run Ultramarathons
Sep 14 - Sep 15, 2018
Run Rabbit Run is a weekend event featuring two world class mountain ultra marathons. Some of the world's greatest endurance athletes attempt to complete these arduous 50- and 100- mile footraces, through the mountains around Steamboat.
Emerald Mountain Trail Run
Sep 22, 2018
Beautiful 12k and 5k on the trails of Emerald Mountain. This is a wonderful race to enjoy the changing colors of fall.