Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon

Saturday, September 30, 2023 Telluride, CO

Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon course in Telluride, CO

The Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon is a challenging, high-elevation, high-altitude half marathon course offering spectacular views and incredible landscapes. 

Trail Runners, Scenic Views. Hosted at the end of September, this exciting high-altitude mountain trail event offers incredible fall scenery and cool but refreshing fall temperatures throughout the half-marathon course. 

Located in the stunning mountain town of Telluride, particularly in the San Juan Mountains, this world-class destination is great for the adventurous kind, known largely for its mountainous skiing, vibrant art scene, and abundant outdoor adventures. 

Starting at the beginning of Last Dollar Road near the Telluride Airport, runners will begin their journey along Last Dollar Road toward the Deep Creek Corral. From there, runners enter the aspen-filled forest along Deep Creek Trail.

It’s then a journey toward the Town of Telluride along a single-track trail until completing the 13-mile course and reaching the finish line back in the town of Telluride inside the Oak Street Park. 

All aid stations will be equipped with an abundance of fruit, snacks, water, Gatorade, Coca-cola, ginger ale, and other diverse food and beverage options. With a five-hour time limit, this course is suitable for most fitness levels, runners and walkers alike. 

Race Weather & Climate

Telluride is a stunning mountain town nestled in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, known for its world-class skiing, vibrant arts scene, and outdoor adventures.

September 30 in Telluride, Colorado welcomes early autumn. High temperatures typically reach around 66°F, providing a mild and inviting atmosphere for outdoor activities amid the stunning mountain scenery. As the day transitions into evening, temperatures cool down to approximately 38°F. Precipitation levels are generally low, with an average of just 0.5 inches, making it an ideal day to explore the natural beauty and outdoor adventures that Telluride has to offer during the fall season.

Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon Race Results

Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 12:00 PM.

The finish cut-off time is 5:00 PM.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

There is a $80.00 fee for the half marathon.

Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon Race Website

Deep Creek Trail Half Marathon Website

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