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Colorado Springs Marathon
September 28, 2024
Colorado Springs, CO
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About The Colorado Springs Marathon
The Colorado Springs Marathon held on September 28, 2024, is an exciting and exhilarating event that runners of all levels will not want to miss. Presented by Centura Health, this 11th Annual race offers four different events to choose from, catering to both seasoned runners and beginners looking to conquer their first 5k.
The race begins and ends at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum, with the Full Marathon starting on Vermijo and heading west on Colorado Ave, leading participants into the scenic America the Beautiful Park. From there, the route takes runners on an adventure northward along the Greenway Trail, passing through the picturesque Monument Valley Park. The trail, with its 15-foot wide cement and hard pack pea gravel surface, showcases the natural beauty of the area before transitioning to the paved paths of the Greenway and Santa Fe trails, eventually leading participants back to the Finish Line.
Aside from the thrilling race itself, Colorado Springs offers a plethora of attractions and fun facts. Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak, the city is known for its stunning scenery, including the famous Garden of the Gods and the majestic Seven Falls. Additionally, Colorado Springs boasts a vibrant cultural scene, with numerous art galleries, museums, and historic landmarks.
As for the weather in late September, participants can expect cool and comfortable temperatures, perfect for a half marathon. The city experiences mild and sunny autumn days during this time of year, allowing runners to enjoy the race while savoring the pleasant climate.
So lace up your shoes and get ready for an unforgettable journey through Colorado Springs! The combination of breathtaking scenery, a well-designed course, and the warm and inviting atmosphere of the city is sure to make this marathon a memorable and joyous experience. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to embrace the beauty of Colorado while achieving your running goals. Join us for the Colorado Springs Marathon and prepare to conquer the course with a smile on your face and a heart full of excitement!