Aug 06, 2023 at 7:00 AM

Emerald Mountain Epic

645 Howelsen Parkway

Steamboat Springs CO, 80487


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Entry Fee $68
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $87
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: yes


  • 13.1M
  • 26.2M

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 500

Starting Elevation: 6740

High Point: 8700

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

First Year of the Event: 2011


The Honey Stinger Emerald Mountain Epic attracts some of the nation’s best mountain bike and trail running racers, while still offering incredible opportunities for athletes of all skill levels to test their meddle. Our race is a uniquely rewarding and challenging experience in that it is 90% singletrack with major elevation gains.

To minimize the impacts on the Emerald Mountain trail system, our past permits have only allowed for 500 racers on the start line each day. While our total field is limited to 500 racers per day, there will be no specific limit placed on individual categories.

TRAIL RUNNING RACES – August 6, 2023

FULL Marathon: 26.2 miles with approximately 3,300 feet of elevation gain

Men’s, Women’s & Inclusive Races
HALF Marathon: 13.1 miles with approximately 1,500 feet of elevation gain

Men’s, Women’s & Inclusive Races


Emerald Mountain Epic Runner #1
Emerald Mountain Epic trail runner through forest
Honey Stinger Emerald Mountain Epic Trail Runner


Past Event Dates

Held on Aug 06, 2023

Held on Aug 07, 2022

Held on Aug 08, 2021

Held on Aug 09, 2020

Held on Aug 11, 2019

Held on Aug 12, 2018

Held on Aug 13, 2017

Held on Aug 14, 2016

Held on Aug 16, 2015

Held on Aug 17, 2014

Held on Aug 18, 2013

Held on Aug 12, 2012

Event Results

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