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South Park Trail Marathon

June 3, 2023

Fairplay, CO

Come join us for the South Park Trail Marathon in Fairplay, Colorado on 3 June 2023. Experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and challenge yourself on this scenic half marathon course. Don't miss out on this unforgettable event!
Come join us for the South Park Trail Marathon in Fairplay, Colorado on 3 June 2023. Experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains and challenge yourself on this scenic half marathon course. Don't miss out on this unforgettable event!
Participants run the half marathon South Park Trail Marathon in Fairplay, Colorado in June!
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About The South Park Trail Marathon

The South Park Trail Marathon in Fairplay, Colorado is a great option for runners looking to experience the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. It takes place on 3 June, 2023 and features a 13.1-mile course that winds through the stunning scenery of South Park Valley. The terrain varies along the route from relatively flat sections to more challenging hills and winding trails – all with gorgeous views of mountains, trees, wildflowers, and wildlife.

Runners will start at 8:30am at High Country Elementary School in Fairplay and make their way along Old Stage Road towards Placer Gulch where they’ll take a right onto Rangeview Road before turning left onto Elkhorn Mine Road. This section offers beautiful views as you climb higher into the surrounding foothills up to mile 5 where runners will turn around and head back down Elkhorn Mine Road before looping back onto Rangeview Rd., then taking another right onto Goose Creek Rd., eventually ending back at High Country Elementary School for an exhilarating finish line celebration!

June weather can vary in this part of Colorado but usually is sunny with daytime highs in the mid 70s Fahrenheit (low 20s Celsius). The crowds tend to be supportive but not overwhelming – perfect for those looking for some motivation without feeling overwhelmed by spectators. Additionally there are plenty of aid stations located throughout the course offering water or sports drinks as well as snacks like bananas or energy bars should you need them during your run!

Overall this half marathon race has something for everyone – whether it’s beautiful mountain vistas or mild temperatures perfect for running – so don’t miss out on this unique opportunity! Sign up today and come experience what makes Fairplay such a special place!