Three Creeks Half Marathon

Sunday, April 7, 2024 • Denver, CO • Course Map

Runners get the chance to follow a beautiful and mostly flat course along the winding trails of Denver’s Cherry Creek State Park at this race, which features a combined total elevation gain of just 291 feet over the course of the entire 13.1 miles of the half marathon — which means it should feel largely flat the whole way through.

You’ll start the race at the Hobie Hill parking lot just off Dam Road inside the 4,000-acre park, which is open year-round and well-known for its huge lake and plentiful trails through its woodlands, where you can take in views of the Rocky Mountains in the distance.

From there, the course heads south and east along the Cherry Creek Trail, staying close to the lake for the first couple of miles. Later, you’ll run along stretches of the Cottonwood Creek Trail and the Windmill Creek Loop Trail.

Organizers note that you’ll encounter a combination of running on roads, paved trails and dirt trails, including stretches through the wetland preserve inside the park.

Race Weather & Climate

Located in central Colorado, about a 20-minute drive south of Denver, the community of Englewood typically sees cool to mild (and occasionally warm) weather conditions in the early spring, with temperatures that average between the low 40s and the low 60s in April.

  • April 7 average low temp: 37ºF
  • April 7 average high temp: 56ºF

Past Results

Course Map

See the race route map for the Three Creeks Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

  • 7:15 AM – early start
  • 8:00 AM – regular start

Course Time Limit

3 hours

(Use the early start if you plan to take more than 3 hours)


$80 and up


To reserve your spot in the spring 2024 running of Denver’s Three Creeks Half Marathon, register online at here.

Official Race Website


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