The Barr Trail Mountain Race is one of the Front Range’s historic summer mountain running events. The 12.6-mile course begins at the Cog Railway Station (6,570 ft) in Manitou Springs, Colorado, ascends Pikes Peak’s iconic Barr Trail to Barr Camp (10,200 ft) before turning, descending and finishing at the Barr Trailhead. Join us July 17th, 2016 for the 16th annual BTMR on “America’s Mountain”!

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American Trail Running Association's 2017 theme:
Community: Building Trail Running Connections
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We're proud to announces our community theme for 2017. Please join us! bit.ly/2gJWoPD

2 days ago  ·  

Our friends at The Cheyenne Mountain Run (5K and 9M Trail Run) are raising money to complete the Dixon Trail to the top of Cheyenne Mountain. Come out and support those efforts on October 22, 2016 and run the 5K or ~9 Mile for a great cause! ... See MoreSee Less

Help build the trail to the top of the mountain! The 2016 race distance will be at least 9 miles and will increase each year as the trail to the top of the mountain is completed. When the trail is completed, this race will provide runners with a new challenging trail race that will be 12-13 miles long with about 3,000 feet of elevation gain and loss. The 2016 race will start at the Talon trailhead which is located off the Limekiln trailhead parking lot just past the Cheyenne Mountain State Park Visitors Center and entrace fee gate. The race course continues west on Talon, will turn right onto North Talon and right at about 3.3 miles onto the Dixon Trail. The race will continue up the Dixon trail to the turnaround which will be the end of the completed trail at race day. The race will return on the same course back to the Limekiln trailhead. There will be water stops at the Talon/Sundance and North Talon/Dixon trail junctions so that participants will have four water stops. There will not be water at the turnaround on the Dixon trail. Runners will need to cary their water on this section of the race. The 5K race will start at 10:15 AM and will follow the Talon trail to the Sundance trail junction at about 1.5 miles. The 5K race will turn right onto the Sundance trail and return to the finish at the Limekiln trailhead. This is a loop course with one water stop at the Talon/Sundance junction. El Paso County Search & Rescue will be out on the race course to provide emergency response. Please direct any questions to: Friendsofcmsp@gmail.com

The Cheyenne Mountain Run (5K and 9M Trail Run)

October 22, 2016, 10:00am - October 22, 2016, 3:00pm

Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Help build the trail to the top of the mountain! The 2016 race distance will be at least 9 miles and will increase each year as the trail to the top of the mountain is completed. When the trail is completed, this race will provide runners with a new challenging trail race that will be 12-13 miles long with about 3,000 feet of elevation gain and loss. The 2016 race will start at the Talon trailhead which is located off the Limekiln trailhead parking lot just past the Cheyenne Mountain State Park Visitors Center and entrace fee gate. The race course continues west on Talon, will turn right onto North Talon and right at about 3.3 miles onto the Dixon Trail. The race will continue up the Dixon trail to the turnaround which will be the end of the completed trail at race day. The race will return on the same course back to the Limekiln trailhead. There will be water stops at the Talon/Sundance and North Talon/Dixon trail junctions so that participants will have four water stops. There will not be water at the turnaround on the Dixon trail. Runners will need to cary their water on this section of the race. The 5K race will start at 10:15 AM and will follow the Talon trail to the Sundance trail junction at about 1.5 miles. The 5K race will turn right onto the Sundance trail and return to the finish at the Limekiln trailhead. This is a loop course with one water stop at the Talon/Sundance junction. El Paso County Search & Rescue will be out on the race course to provide emergency response. Please direct any questions to: Friendsofcmsp@gmail.com

2 months ago  ·  

Amazing racing by Barr Camp caretaker and BTMR volunteer Zach Miller. 6th at Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB! Congratulations, Zach! ... See MoreSee Less

Zach "Banana Boy" Miller takes 6th at Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB in 22:54:26. Congratulations on a valiant effort, Zach, we are all very proud of you! #TeamColorado #UTMB Nike Trail Running www.ultratrail.tv

3 months ago  ·  

Our Barr Camp caretaker, Zach Miller, is off at Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB, 104 miles around Mont Blanc! Run well, Zach! ... See MoreSee Less

And they're off!!! UTMB is underway in Chamonix, France with Team Coloradans Zach "Banana Boy" Miller, Silke "Smooth" Koester and Ryan "Highlander" Smith starting the adventure of a lifetime! Bonne Aventure, friends! #UTMB Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - UTMB #TeamColorado Video: Brian Metzler

3 months ago  ·  

Our folks at Team Colorado making history at the Pikes Peak Marathon & Ascent! ... See MoreSee Less

History was made this past weekend at the 61st Pikes Peak Marathon & Ascent and Team Colorado was there to add to it. The ever-impressive Kim "Queen of Uphill" Dobson took her 5th Ascent title in 2:34:39 then came back the next day and captured her first Marathon title in perfect 4s (4:44:44) with the ageless fellow-Team Coloradan, Anita "The Eagle" Ortiz, in a close 2nd place (4:47:03). Andy "Flying Kick" Wacker goes out hard in the Ascent (as usual) and holds on to 2nd place (2:13:59) behind a very fast Joe Gray (2:05:28). Then there was the bearded Peter "The Prez" Maksimow finishing 6th place, beer in hand, in 2:23:09. The next day in the Marathon he joined Kim for the Double to place 7th in 4:12:38. "Someone buy that guy a beer!" Tommy "One Man Wolf Pack" Manning came out of hibernation and overcame a year-long injury to place 17th overall and 3rd Master in the Ascent in 2:42:47. He even joined Kim's pack for a while! Our Golden Boy and the new back-to-back Marathon Champion, Alex "Axel" Nichols made a hard push down the mountain to run one of the fastest downhill splits in race history (1:18:12), catch and pass Eritrean and 2:13 marathoner, Azera Weldemariam, and clinch the 2016 Marathon title in 3:40:29! But the strong aroma of the weekend came when Brandon "The Stank" Stapanowich started the Ascent on Saturday morning, finished in 3:27:23, ran back down, then up and down a second time, pondered stopping but ran up and down for the third time through the night and started and finished the Marathon on Sunday morning in 6:07:34 for a 30 hr 7 min 100 mile Quadruple, aka PU: The Stank! Pikes Peak history continues with another unforgettable race weekend. Stayed tuned for interviews, articles, uncensored quotes and beer talk, because we have it all here at Team Colorado! #TeamColorado #PikesPeakAscent #PikesPeakMarathon SCOTT Sports adidas Running Inov-8 All Terrain Running Salomon Running Visit Pikes Peak Enduro Bites Real Food / Racer Tested #PikesPeak #RoostMUTteam American Trail Running Association #MountainRunning #TrailRunning Images: Pikes Peak Sports/Tim Bergsten, Nancy Hobbs, David Labosky, Tom Schmid, Sheri Pillitteri Giordano

3 months ago  ·