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Vallecito Lake Heavy Half

May 11, 2024

Bayfield, CO

Get ready to conquer the rolling hills and stunning views of Vallecito Lake in Bayfield, CO! On May 11th, 2024, join us for the Vallecito Lake Heavy Half, where the only thing heavier than the challenge will be the laughter and camaraderie shared along the way. Unleash your inner half marathon hero and let's make memories that will leave you "lake"-ing for more!
Get ready to conquer the rolling hills and stunning views of Vallecito Lake in Bayfield, CO! On May 11th, 2024, join us for the Vallecito Lake Heavy Half, where the only thing heavier than the challenge will be the laughter and camaraderie shared along the way. Unleash your inner half marathon hero and let's make memories that will leave you
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About The Vallecito Lake Heavy Half

The Vallecito Lake Heavy Half Marathon is a must-do race for any half marathon runner looking for a challenging and scenic course. Set in the stunning Vallecito Lake region, nestled in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado, this race offers breathtaking views and a unique running experience.

The course takes runners on a journey around the picturesque Vallecito Reservoir, with a special section that crosses the Vallecito Dam. As you run along the route, you’ll be captivated by the beauty of the surrounding mountains and the tranquility of the lake. It’s a perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in nature and push your limits as a runner.

Not only is the Vallecito Lake Heavy Half Marathon a great race, but it also supports local non-profit organizations. By participating in this event, you’ll be contributing to the betterment of the community.

Bayfield, the town near Vallecito Lake, is known for its friendly and welcoming atmosphere. With a population of just over 2,500, it offers a small-town charm that will make you feel right at home. In addition to the race, Bayfield has a range of outdoor activities to enjoy, including hiking, fishing, and boating.

As for the weather in mid-May, you can expect cool temperatures at the start of the race, around 45 degrees Fahrenheit, gradually warming up as the morning progresses. It’s the perfect running weather, allowing you to comfortably tackle the challenging course.

Join us at the Vallecito Lake Heavy Half Marathon and experience the beauty, camaraderie, and pure joy of running in one of Colorado’s most picturesque settings. Lace up your running shoes, immerse yourself in nature, and let the Vallecito Lake Heavy Half Marathon be an unforgettable milestone in your running journey.

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