Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k

Saturday, September 23, 2023 Beulah, CO

Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k course in Beulah, CO

The Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k is an annual event that began in 1996 and attracts runners from all walks of life to Beulah, Colorado situated in the awe-inspiring Wet Mountain Foothills. 

Challenging Course, Trail Runners, Scenic Views. Designed to be an epic adventure, this course combines paved roads, dirt trails, and single-track mountain trails at high elevations throughout. 

Landscapes throughout consist of forests with abundant wildlife, mountainous views, and everything else you could expect from a Colorado National Park! 

Beginning and ending at the Beulah School of Natural Sciences on 8734 School House Lane, the half marathon course kicks runners off along the trail system within Pueblo National Park. 

At mile 2, runners will reach Northcreek Road as they journey through varying challenging landscapes. At mile 6 they’ll reach Pine Drive along Highway 78. At the halfway point, it’s a loop back towards Pine Drive along Highway 78 before returning to Beulah School for the finish.

Environmentally conscious, this event is cupless, encouraging all participants to come prepared with their own reusable bottles. The aid stations WILL be equipped with water, however, it’s up to you to have the appropriate gear to hold the water. 

With that out of the way, runners can get excited about being awarded an awesome finisher’s medal upon completion, along with pancakes and breakfast burritos to celebrate! 

Race Weather & Climate

Beulah is nestled in southern Colorado, situated about 27 miles southwest of Pueblo, the nearest major city in the region.

On September 23 in Beulah, Colorado, you can expect a pleasant early autumn climate. High temperatures typically reach around 73°F, providing comfortable outdoor conditions. In the evening, temperatures cool down, with lows dropping to approximately 44°F. Rainfall during this time of year is relatively scarce, with only a minimal average of 0.4 inches, making it a great day to enjoy the outdoors.

Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Race Results

Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Past Race Results

Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Course Map

See the race route map for the Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k course map here.

Starting Time

  • The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM.
  • The 10K start time is 9:00 AM.
  • The 5K start time is 9:15 AM.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2023 Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $90.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $55.00 fee for the 10K.
  • There is a $15.00 fee for the 10K (age 17 and under).
  • There is a $55.00 fee for the 5K.
  • There is a $15.00 fee for the 5K (age 17 and under).

Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Race Website

Beulah Challenge Half Marathon, 10k, & 5k Website

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