Location: Cherry Creek State Park, Hobie Hill (West Entrance)

Address: Corner of S. Dayton and Lake View Rd

​               Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Date: September 10,2016

Type of Terrain: 90% Dirt Trail, 10% Bike Path

Parking: Parking will be at Hope Methodist Church (10 min walk to park)

Parking Address: 

5101 S. Dayton 

Greenwood Village, CO 80111


A shuttle bus option will be provided to and from Hope Church to

Event Venue.  A Shuttle bus schedule will be released 30 days prior

to event. 

Course Notes:

  • Start/Finish location at Hobie Hill
  • Half Marathon elevation gain- 400'
  • ​10k elevation gain- 185'
  • ​Both Half and 10k Courses are out and back courses
  • ​Great for all level of runners

Packet Pick Up Location:

Runner's Roost Denver

1685 Colorado Blvd

​Denver, CO 80222

FAQ's: Answers to FAQ'S for this and other ERS events can be found HERE

Sept 10- The "Grandfather" or maybe the "Godfather" of the ERS. This is the race that started it all, and in 2016 the race is headed back to where it began... Cherry Creek State Park

The 7th Annual Denver Trail Half Marathon and 10k, is on the move... after a couple of years being down South of the city, the ERS is bringing the race back to its roots. Cherry Creek State Park in Aurora will be the site for the ERS' longest running event. The race will once again be held on the West side of the park with the start and finish located at Hobie Hill next to the Marina

PLEASE NOTE: the parking lot next to the event venue at Hobbie Hill, only allows for 88 cars. if runners would like to park there please feel free to do so, you will be required to pay a $9 park fee to park inside the state park. RUNNERS ARE PERSONALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS FEE!! The other option....

We request runners to utilize the Hope Methodist Church on Dayton St. The parking lot is approximately 3/10 of a mile from event site. The ERS will provide 2 shuttle buses that will run every 10 min, starting at 5:30AM on race day morning. The same shuttle will take people back to the the parking lot starting at 930AM.

ROAD CLOSURE ALERT!!  On Sept 10 from 7AM-1130AM both Union St and Dam Rd will be closed for the Cherry Creek High School Fitness Festival, please plan to arrive at the event venue BEFORE 7AM to avoid traffic detours. Access on S. Dayton to the State Park and Hope Methodist Church will be available all morning.

Race Schedule

Friday Sept 9:

4:00pm- Pre-Race Packet Pickup Opens

7:00pm- Pre-Race Packet Pickup Closes

Saturday Sept 10:

5:30am- Race Day Registration Opens

6:30am- Expo Opens

7:30am- Half Marathon Starts

7:45am- 10k Starts

8:00am- Food Tent Opens

10:00am- Kids Race Starts

10:15am- 10k Awards

10:30am- Half Marathon Awards

11:00am- Expo Closes

Denver Trail Half Marathon and 10K

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Colorado's Largest Trail Race Series

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