Runners start the Mountain to Valley Half Marathon at an elevation of 7,810 feet above sea level in Spring Gulch, along North Thompson Creek Road. From there, they head north and downhill for nearly the entire point-to-point route through Colorado’s Roaring Fork Valley, which unfolds all the way to the finish line in Glenwood Springs. By the time you cross the finish at Glenwood Park, you’ll have dropped to an elevation of about 5,932 feet.
Note: The course map above provides the approximate route for the race. Though every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, changes are sometimes made to race routes due to weather conditions, road closures or other circumstances that can require a course to be changed. If you see an error above, contact us here.