Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon

Saturday, May 11, 2024 Colorado Springs, CO

Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon course in Colorado Springs, CO

Unique in that it’s a women’s-only event, the Valkyries Trail Race comprises a 4-mile, 8-mile, half marathon, 30k, marathon, and 50k that all take place in Cheyenne Mountain State Park.

Trail Runners, Challenging Course, Scenic Views. Upward through Cheyenne Mountain, all participants will enjoy the spectacle that is the state park and its beautiful landscapes. 

Through technical rocky paths amidst cool pine trees, and steep elevation climbs and descents, this course is surely not for the faint of heart. During the dead of Spring, this Colorado Springs women’s-only event is surely not one to miss. 

Starting and finishing on 410 State Park Road in Cheyenne Mountain State Park, the half marathon takes runners through a single-track trail comprising crushed limestone and gravel, and elevation gains and losses of 2470’ respectively, 

As a cupless event, the host encourages all participants to come prepared in advance with their own reusable bottles. There will be, however, aid stations and water dispensers throughout the course. 

All runners will receive a goody swag bag comprising a race shirt and bib. Included also is a custom headband and, for those who complete the course successfully, a finisher’s medal. 

Race Weather & Climate

Colorado Springs, positioned in the southern part of Colorado, is situated roughly 70 miles south of Denver, famed for its picturesque surroundings and as a significant military city.

May 11 in Colorado Springs signals the arrival of spring. High temperatures tend to reach around 65°F, creating a mild and pleasant atmosphere for outdoor activities. As the day turns to night, temperatures cool down to around 38°F. Rainfall is moderate during this time, with an average of 1.2 inches, contributing to the greenery and bloom of spring in the city.

Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon Race Results

Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2024 Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $85.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $115.00 fee for the marathon.
  • There is a $130.00 fee for the 50K.
  • There is a $95.00 fee for the 30K.
  • There is a $65.00 fee for the 8miler.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the 4miler.

Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon Race Website

Valkyrie Trail Race Half Marathon Website

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