5K Info
  • Date: June 16th, Sunday
  • Start time: 8:00 AM at the Estes Park Marina.  Please take the Estes Park Trolley from the EP High School to start line (located at the Lake Estes Marina). 
  • Registration: IS ALLOWED on Sunday, before 7:30am.
  • Packet Pick-up & registration: SATURDAY, 8:00- 5:00pm at the EPHS commons
  • ESTES PARK TROLLEY will transport 5K runners to the Lake Estes Marina start line.  Departures from Estes Park High School are 6:45am and 7:35am.  We encourage taking the earliest departure, to secure space on the trolley!
  • Age Group Awards for the 5K: 13 & under, 14 – 16, 17 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40- 49, 50 – 59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
  • 5K awards will be available to be picked up at the finish line award’s table.  The awards table will be located on the field. There wont be an awards ceremony, but we congratulate our top finishers in advance! If you know that you will not pick up your award at the finish line, please let us know and pay $5 at registration for shipping/handling. Thank you!
  • Map of 5K COURSE can be found here
  • All four races end at the Estes Park High School track and field (elevation 7,550 feet).
  • The course is marked with yellow directional signs when there are turns. In critical spots there will also be course marshals.
Total distance: 3.25 mi
Max elevation: 7526 ft
Min elevation: 7467 ft
Total climbing: 256 ft
Total descent: -230 ft
5K course description:

Our lake side 5K course continues to grow in popularity for the elite runner and recreational jogger. Featuring grand views of Longs Peak and Mount Meeker to the south and the Mummy Range to the north, race participants are able to enjoy their love for running at the worlds most beautiful location!  Following the bike path around Lake Estes, connects each participant with the joy of being fit and appreciation for living life fully.  This run is perfect for the entire family and group of friends to experience together!

Runners start at the Estes Park Marina, near the Estes Park Resort.  Runners follow the northern bike path, counter-clockwise, around the lake to the pedestrian tunnel.  Runners enter tunnel, pass the Dog Park area and follow path to Brodie Ave turning right uphill to track and field entrance on the right side of Brodie Avenue, and run less than one lap to finish line on track counter clockwise and be greeted by enthusiastic crowds at the finish line!

Group Runs organized by the Estes Park Running Club & Professional Coaching


  • WARM-UP & REGISTER: 5:30PM  meet at Stanley Hotel.
  • RUN START: 6:05PM following a 3 – 5 mile route, which highlights inspiring mountain views and passes historic landmarks.
  • POST RUN: Stretching, cool down drills and strengthening
  • DINNER: Pasta and Salad for participants! Dinner is provided by the Stanley Hotel. Please, tip the servers!
  • Join this weekly FUN RUN for camaraderie, fitness, motivation, training! All fitness abilities and age groups welcome to RUN or WALK.

WEDNESDAY SPEED WORK at Estes Park High School Track & Field (Summer months only)

  • WARM-UP: 5:30PM dynamic stretching series
  • TRACK/SPEED WORKOUTS: 6:00PM all sessions are lead by coaches. Designed for all distances & abilities.   Join the fun for motivation and terrific coaching!


  • Beginning late June, runners meet at announced trailheads or designated parking lots. Please request to join our Facebook group, Estes Park Running Club for weekly information or Estes Park Running Club page for ongoing racing & events in the Estes Park area.  Our trail runs typically have 5-8 people, which makes it enjoyable!  Please join us!

You can find all this info on our Estes Park Running Club Website

Professional & Personalized Training Programs – register here

Half Marathon to Full Marathon programs with Coach Adam St. Pierre

Meet Adam St. Pierre and read his Biography here .    Adam is a professional ski and running coach.  He has coached distance runners (ultra runners & ultra racing) and triathletes with great success!  His own racing background and achievements offer a direct understanding of what it takes to reach your goals.  Coach St. Pierre has a MS in Kinesiology: Exercise Science. We are thrilled to connect our runners with Coach Adam St. Pierre!  INFORMATION & REGISTRATION:  about the coaching program here & registration click here

5K Race (3.1 miles)
$40 – 4/01- 5/01
$45 – 5/02 to race day

If you want to register in person or by mail-in, follow this link

We thank all military members serving our country and offer a Military Discount of $10 for the June 16th races.
Enter: MILITARY2019