Sunlight Showdown Trail Race


Jul 17, 2022 at 8:00 AM

Sunlight Showdown Trail Race

10901 County Road 117

Glenwood Springs CO, 81601


Entry Fee $55
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 13.1M

Type: Trail

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 5761

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

First Year of the Event: 2019


The Sunlight Showdown is a Running race in Glenwood Springs, Colorado consisting of a Half Marathon Trail Run.

Challenge yourself to one of the toughest half marathons in the state! The Sunlight Sunny Half is a trail race covering 13.1 miles and climbing more than 3,000 vertical feet. Whether you are a seasoned trail vet looking to push yourself to the limits, or a newcomer to the sport, this race will not disappoint.

The course travels through Sunlight’s Babbish Gulch backcountry trail system and climbs to Sunlight’s 9,895-foot summit atop Compass Peak. Featuring 75% single track trail, you will wind through open meadows, pine and aspen forest, stream crossings and top out with the best view of Mt Sopris in the Roaring Fork Valley.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Jul 17, 2022

Held on Jul 18, 2021

Held on Jul 27, 2019

Event Results

View 2019 Results