Course Information

Course Information

Course Overview

Race Start: In front of the Cog Railway Depot (515 Ruxton Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829)

The Barr Trail Mountain Race course follows Ruxton Ave until runners merge onto Barr Trail at the top/end of Ruxton Avenue. The course then proceeds on Barr Trail approximately 6.1 miles to the turn-around point at Barr Camp with an elevation gain of 3,630ft. Runners then proceed back down Barr Trail following the same course they went up, but will make a sharp left turn on Hydro Street before reaching the Cog Railway station, and finish at the top of Hydro Street in the Barr Trail parking lot.

There are 5 aid stations along the course (4 of which runners will encounter twice):

  • Start/Finish – Miles 0 & 12.6 (water and Skratch Labs products)
  • Top of the Ws – Miles 2 & 10.7 (water only)
  • No Name – Miles 3.1 & 9.5 (water and Skratch Labs product)
  • Bob’s Road – Miles 4.2 & 8.4 (water and Skratch Labs product)
  • Barr Camp – Mile 6.3 (water only/turnaround)
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