Deep Creek Half Marathon


Oct 08, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Deep Creek Half Marathon

2100 Airport Road

Telluride CO, 81435


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Entry Fee $75
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 13.1K

Type: Trail

Starting Elevation: 9087

High Point: 10567

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2015

Men's Record: 1:47:27

Women's Record: 2:04:29


This trail run will start at the beginning of Last Dollar Road by the Telluride Airport. Racers will make their way down Last Dollar Road to the Deep Creek Corral. At the corral the singletrack starts and racers will enter the Aspen-filled woods lining the deep creek trail on their journey back to the Town of Telluride. The course is approximately 13 miles long, mostly singletrack, and will end at North Elks Park, just between the Sheridan Opera House and the County Courthouse. Runners will start at the parking lot at the Telluride Airport. Head up the paved road of 1/4 mile. Turn left on Last Dollar Road, CR 638 and follow the road for a mile.

On the right will be a parking area and the Deep Creek connecting trail, FS 418.1b. Once on the trail follow it till it connects with the Sheep Creek Trail, FS 418. Stay right on the Deep Creek Trail. Climb steeply for a few miles till the trail levels out. Here will be the 1st aid station.

Continue following the trail for several more miles till it connects with the Mill Creek Trail, CR 637. Turn left and the second aid station is located here.

Cross the bridge and follow the trail for 2 miles. This trail is known locally as The Waterline Trail. The Waterline trail ends at the Jud Wiebe Trail, FS432. Turn left onto the Jud Wiebe. Follow the trail up and over to Liberty Bell Trail, FS 431. Turn right and climb slightly before heading down. The trail ends at Tomboy Road, CR 869.

Make a right on Tomboy Road and follow for apprx. 1/4 mile downhill to the intersection of paved road Oak Street. Make a left onto Oak Street and follow downhill for 3 blocks to the finish line.

The Finish Line will be in the park that’s located between the San Miguel County Courthouse and The Sheridan Opera House. Oak Street dead ends into this park.


Race event photo
Race event photo


Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 08, 2022

Held on Oct 02, 2021

Held on Oct 03, 2020

Held on Oct 05, 2019

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