Half on the 4th Half Marathon
Welcome to the Colorado Springs, Half on the 4th
Half Marathon! This fast and well shaded half
marathon will begin and end in Monument Valley Park
in Colorado Springs and follow the Greenway Trail on
an out and back 13.1 mile route.
Date: July 4th 2014
Distance: 13.1 miles - Half Marathon
Location: The Half on the 4th Half Marathon will be held in Colorado Springs, Monument Valley Park southwest of Cache La Poudre St. For a map of the park, click on Race Map above. Coming into Colorado Springs from either north or south you will be taking I 25. Exit Uintah St east and take a right on Cascade Ave. Take another right on Cache La Poudre St and it will take you into the park. Look for street parking before you enter the park as spots along the park will fill fast.
Start Time: 7:00am July 4th 2014
Packet Pick Up: July 3rd 2014, location to be determined and on location for race day pick up starting at 6:00am COME EARLY!
Course: The half marathon will follow Greenway Trail south out of Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs until approximately 1 mile south of the El Pomar Youth Sports Complex and return on same route. The course is a mix of cement and hard pack pea gravel. This is a very fast course that follows Fountain Creek. There is a light downhill on the way out and a slight uphill on the way back. Family and friends who are watching the race will be able to see the start, drive to the El Pomar Youth Sports Complex to see their racer at mile 5.5 and 6.5 (as they are coming back) and be able to drive back to the finish in time.
Time Cut off: The official time cut off is 4 hours. If you feel this will be an issue please contact the race director firstname.lastname@example.org
Aid Stations: There will be aid stations at every mile and toilets along the course.
Cost: $35 August 1 - August 31
$45 September 1 - April 30
$55 May 1 - May 30
$65 June 1 - July 2
$75 July 3-4 (packet pickup-race day)
* All registration except packet pickup and race day registration will done online through Active.com A small
online registration fee will be added. July 3rd registration will be done during packet pickup, location to be
determined. Race day registration will begin at 6:00am at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs, no
additional fee will be added to race day registration.
Registration: All registration, except race day registration, will be conducted through Active.com Race day registration will begin at 6:00am at Monument Valley Park in Colorado Springs, no additional fee will be added to race day registration. Click on the Registration button above to register.
Swag: All participants will receive a free t-shirt and medals for finishers. We will have specific t-shirt's for men and women! (the women's shirts won't be as small as last year) NOTE: if you sign up after June 27th we may not have your size and you may have to pick up your shirt from a local running company a few days after the race (location to be determined). We will mail shirts to participants outside of the Colorado Springs area upon request.
Swimming Pool: There is a community swimming pool next to the race start that opens at 10:00am.
Course Surface: This is a fast course with a mix of cement and hard pack pea gravel.
Timing: The Half on the 4th Half Marathon will be timed with race results posted soon after the race.