Colorado Cold Rush 50k & Half Marathon

Saturday, November 30, 2024 Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Cold Rush 50k & Half Marathon course in Colorado Springs, CO

The Colorado Cold Rush Ultra 50k and Half Marathon is a fan favorite for you winter runners out there. Exceptionally designed with winter terrain in mind, participants will surely enjoy the experience. 

Trail Runners, Destination Race. Taking place in beautiful Bear Creek Regional Park during the dead of winter, runners can expect challenging terrain throughout the tunnels of the Colorado Gold Rush. 

The half marathon course is an out-and-back course taking runners over the top of historic High Drive. Starting at 7:30 am, runners will reach their first landmark at mile 3 and High Canon. 

Onward to Cheyenne Canon after surpassing mile 6, runners will then make their way toward High Canon at mile 11 before crossing the finish line. 

Upon registration, all runners will receive a gender-specific race shirt, a winter neck gaiter, and a race bib. Upon completion, runners will receive a commemorative finisher’s medal and, of course, a post-race meal. 

All aid stations throughout the course will be well-stocked with water, tailwind, energy gels, snacks, fruit, and soda. 

Race Weather & Climate

Colorado Springs, nestled in the southern part of the state, is approximately 70 miles south of Denver, known for its stunning natural scenery and military presence.

November 30 in Colorado Springs signifies the heart of winter. High temperatures remain chilly, usually reaching around 46°F, while nighttime lows drop significantly to about 20°F. Precipitation is possible, with an average of 0.5 inches, often in the form of snow, creating a wintry landscape in the city and surrounding areas.

Colorado Cold Half Marathon Race Results

2023 Results
2022 Colorado Cold Rush Half Marathon Race Results

Colorado Cold Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Colorado Cold Rush Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM.

The course closes at 5:00 PM.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Colorado Cold Rush 50k & Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $100.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $130.00 fee for the 50K.

Colorado Cold Rush 50k & Half Marathon Race Website

Colorado Cold Rush 50k & Half Marathon Website

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