American Discovery Trail Marathon & Half Marathon & Relay

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Race Times: Mon, Sep 01

26.2M 13.1M @ 06:30 AM

The ADT Marathon is a USATF certified Boston Qualifier (CO-08011-DCR). The Marathon will start at 6:30AM, 26 miles north of downtown Colorado Springs. Runners will run on the American Discovery Trail (Santa Fe Trail) south, starting in Palmer Lake and finishing at America the Beautiful Park. The altitude gradually drops along the trail, starting at 7,225 feet, and ending around 6,040 feet at America the Beautiful Park. The trail is mostly packed dirt, however there are short sections of asphalt and concrete. Course Map Course elevation chart

Mon, Sep 01 @ 06:30 AM
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The ADT Marathon is a USATF certified Boston Qualifier (CO-08011-DCR). The Marathon will start at 6:30AM, 26 miles north of downtown Colorado Springs. Runners will run on the American Discovery Trail (Santa Fe Trail) south, starting in Palmer Lake and finishing at America the Beautiful Park. The altitude gradually drops along the trail, starting at 7,225 feet, and ending around 6,040 feet at America the Beautiful Park. The trail is mostly packed dirt, however there are short sections of asphalt and concrete. Course Map Course elevation chart

Sun, Sep 21 @ 08:00 AM
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There are 3 water stops on the trail. You are encouraged to carry additional fluids. The race normally gets about 100+ participants. If you get lost easily, then this is not the course for you.

No park fees are needed, unless you plan on driving into the park.

At the request of the Forest Service, please use USFS Roads 950 and 951 for parking. (1/4 M walk to the start). There will be minimal parking on the west side of Rampart Range Road. Parking guides will be on-site to direct you to those areas. NO parking will be allowed on the east side of the road.

Please share the Rainbow Gulch's parking lot with all trail users.

NO ANIMALS, NO BABY JOGGERS/STROLLERS, NO...

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Sat, Jun 28 @ 07:00 AM
image, courtesy of Jon Cornick

They don't call them masters runners for nothing. Peter Fleming, 53, and Sheila Geere, 50, made quick work of the Veterans' Home Run 5K on Saturday.

Both set age-group records on the mostly flat course that encircled Prospect Lake.

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Photos, courtesy of Jon Cornick, Gallery 2, Gallery 1, courtesy of PikesPeakSports.us
Sat, Jun 21 @ 07:30 AM
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All proceeds from this event go to the Colorado School for Deaf and Blind Athletic Department, located in Colorado Springs.

50-100 runners typically show up for this low-key event. Race day registration only. The award trophies are very generous and large. There are no shirts at this race.

The awards are provided by Performance Awards, located at 17 S Wahsatch Ave in Colorado Springs (635-3303). Visit Performance Awards for all of your award needs. Plaques, trophies, acrylics, medals, ribbons, glassware and more, they can do it all.

No animals, no baby joggers/strollers, no earbuds/headphones, no bikes/trikes. Do not trespass onto private property. Please respect the...

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