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Join us for the Holiday cheer!

It’s the season for holiday merriment and festive running!  The Dasher 5K is Santa’s reindeer training course and you can join the fun! Bring the kid’s and cheer them on during their 400 meter fun run.  Stay the day and into the evening with Christmas gift shopping and dining during the Tinsel Tavern Tour.  Experiencing Christmas in the Rocky Mountains warms the heart and tickles the soul.  Join the fun!

2015 Dasher-reg Form Copy 2
2015 Dasher-reg Form Copy 2
92.3 KiB

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016        Opening August 1st: On-line Registration Link!

Start Schedule:

10:00am  registration open- in person on race day (Town Hall)

imgres10:30am   Kids Run start  (400m distance)

11:00am   Dasher 5k start

Who:  For those feeling the spirit of Christmas and holiday cheer!  All abilities and ages enjoy this fun run. Walkers, strollers and leashed pets are welcome!

Registration (on-line) thru December 9th, 9:00pm.  REGISTER HERE!                For event and race updates, follow us at our Facebook pages, Estes Park Marathon and Half Marathon or Estes Park Running Club for festive race package promotions and up to date Santa arrival information!

Registration (race day): 10:00am at Town Hall

Entry Cost:  Includes Race Hat, Breakfast Burritos from Egg & I of ESTES, and a raffle entry!

Adults: $25.00,  $30. on race day

Youth (14 & under): $10.00,  $10. on race day

Seniors (60 & up): $23.00,  $28. on race day

images-1Location: Downtown Estes Park, Colorado at Town Hall, 170 MacGregor Ave.

Parking: Municipal building behind Town Hall.

Distance: 5K (3.1 miles)

Terrain: Road tour of Estes Park downtown and Riverside Drive.

Awards: 11:45am at Town Hall

General Awards – 1st and 2nd place male and female overall; then 1st and 2nd place, male and female, in the followingeggi categories:15 & under, 16 – 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over

Post-Race Activities: Raffle!   Breakfast Burritos provided by the Egg & I restaurant of Estes.

images-3Course:   Starting at the top of MacGregor Ave, runners begin with a downhill push to Park Lane!  Crossing Elkhorn Ave to Riverside Dr, participants pass thru the extended downtown of Estes Park.  Turning right at Mocassin & Crags Dr intersection, runners will take a left at the Donut House onto Moraine Ave, and continue west up the hill to WorldMark resort.  Runner’s turn left and cross the bridge to run thru the small resort and exiting left onto Riverside Dr. Participants continue straight on Riverside Dr. to the finish line in front of Town Hall.

Total distance: 3.19 mi
Max elevation: 7671 ft
Min elevation: 7556 ft
Total climbing: 230 ft