MOONSHADOW HALF MARATHON AND 10K
When: August 31st 2019
Ever wonder what it would be like to run your favorite trails under the cool moonlight. The inaugural Moonshadow Half Marathon and 10k will be a challenging yet runnable course for all ability levels. As you may have guessed from the name of the race, it will be mostly at night under the moonlight! It will be an unforgettable night of running with all of your favorite people, enjoying the incredible trails of Cheyenne Mountain State Park. The race is guaranteed to be a unique challenge and an unforgettable night for everyone involved.
The Half Marathon and 10k will kick off at 7:00 PM from the Limekin trailhead.
Course Info: The Half marathon course will be a tough, yet mostly runnable challenge consisting of single track and double track. The terrain will vary from rocky, gnarly sections to smooth, buffed out single track. The half marathon course will Start along side the 10k with a climb up Talon to the south Talon loop and then back down talon towards the start/finish area. At this point the 10k runners will finish and the half marathoners will turn onto Sundance for 2 clockwise loops before the finish!
Cheyenne Mountain State Park is located at 410 JL Ranch Heights Rd, Colorado Springs, CO 80926
Both Races will have a Midnight cut off time which should allow plenty of time for everyone to make it back to the trail head to celebrate their accomplishments!
Our friends over at Boulder Running Company will be taking care of our packet pickup once again. You can pick up your goodies beginning on Wednesday August 28th during normal business hours. You will be able to pick up at Boulder Running Company (3659 Austin Bluffs Pkwy, Colorado Springs, CO 80918) Wednesday, Thursday and Friday or on race morning at the registration tent at Cheyenne Mountain State Park.
Medals and Awards:
Finisher medals will be fully custom wooden pieces provided by Elevation Culture.
Additional Awards will be given to the top finishers in each of the following categories in both the Half Marathon and the 10k:
Top 3 Women Overall
Top 3 Men Overall
As always we will have Games, Music and entertainment at the "Base camp" area so that your friends and family can come out and share a special experience with you as you achieve your big goals!
We will have our signature Corn-hole boards and Ultra-Jenga set up for everyone to enjoy and we will be taking music requests all night so that the party never stops!
In addition to a full array of Hammer Nutrition Products, our main aid station will be fully stocked with all of your favorites from the salty snacks like pretzels and chips to your favorite sweets like gummy worms and cookies! There will be Soda, electrolyte drink and water available as well. Not only do our aid stations have the best snacks to keep you fueled up, but they are also fully stocked with the friendliest volunteers on planet earth!
If you would like to be a part of making the Moonshadow Half Marathon and 10k an incredible event please click on the "Volunteer" link next to the registration button. Volunteers will receive a free entry to a future Treeline Racing event in exchange for their time and generosity.