Sep 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM

XTERRA Golden Gate Canyon

Drew Hill Rd

Golden CO, 80403


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Entry Fee $55
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $85
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 22K
  • 8K

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 200

Starting Elevation: 7655

High Point: 9160

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2017

Description: The XTERRA Golden Gate Canyon State Park trail run is scheduled for September 23, 2018. This course best exemplifies the spirit of the XTERRA Trail Run offering a 8k and 22K distances. This event is limited to 200 runners of all skill levels. The course is stunning and beautiful, with single track running through alpine meadows, pine forests, and golden aspens during peak fall colors, plus stunning views of the continental divide. Experienced distance runners can opt for the 22K course, beginners can take the 8K challenge. The 8K trail course will take runners through Aspen shaded trails, Willow, Adler, and Blue Spruce trees with an elevation gain of 1198 feet. The 22K course is the longest trail in the park that takes you through undulating hills, open meadow, aspen groves, and dense evergreen forests and offers an elevation gain of 1505 feet running to 8,855 feet above sea level. This XTERRA trail run is challenging with altitude beginning at 7655 feet. It will deliver the best surrounding scenic views of the wilderness areas and the Continental Divide.


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Past Event Dates

Held on Sep 23, 2018

Held on Sep 24, 2017

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