Black Squirrel Half: Additional Info

Register

  • U.S.A.T.F. Colorado Half Marathon Trail ChampionshipStart: Lory State Park, Bellvue, Colorado
  • Distance: 13.1 miles with ~2,000′ of vertical gain/descent.
    • Kids: 1 mile on gently rolling singletrack.
  • Min/Max Elevation: 5,400’/7,000′
  • Average Elevation: 6,100′
  • Terrain: 12 miles dirt singletrack, 1 mile dirt road
  • Fauna: Black abert squirrels, black bears, other more colorful animals
  • Registration Cap: 400
  • Time Allowance: 5.5 hours
  • Date: Saturday September 11, 2021, 7:00am (kids: 10:30am)

We hope for close-to-normal conditions on race day, as relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Current race information reflects a normal year. Details may change as race day approaches, and any changes will be communicated to registered runners well in advance. For reference, here are the 2020 COVID Safety Protocols.


Awards

All Half Marathon runners who finish within the official course cut-off will receive a unique finisher’s award.

The post race awards and raffle will be held at the Soldier Canyon picnic area in Lory State Park.

1st, 2nd, and 3rd place overall awards for the top male and female finishers.

Age group awards for the top 3 male and female in each of the following age groups (overall winners not eligible):

  • Under 30
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 – 59
  • 60 and Over

The Half Marathon awards and raffle will be held at 11:00am.


Travel

708 Lodgepole Dr, Bellvue, Colorado 80512


Results

2020 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results
2020 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Awards

2019 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results
2019 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Awards

2018 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results
2018 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Awards

2017 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results
2017 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Awards

2016 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results

2015 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results

2014 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results

2013 Black Squirrel Half Marathon Results

Course Records:

Overall Men: Stephen Pretak (2016) – 1:29:05
Overall Women: Janelle Lincks (2020) – 1:36:26

Masters Men: Frank Pipp (2018) – 1:32:03
Masters Women: Monica Brackney (2014) – 1:56:14

Grandmasters Men: Craig Person (2020) – 1:45:43
Grandmasters Women: Cinthy Carson (2019) – 2:06:50


Photos & Reports

2020 race photos from Terry Grenwelge & Deb Powell

2019 race photos from Erin Bibeau Photography
2019 race photos from Joe Darling

2018 race photos from Terry Grenwelge (finish)
2018 race photos from Deb Powell (Howard Turn)

2017 race photos from Erin Bibeau Photography

2016 race photos from Erin Bibeau Photography

2015 race photos from Erin Bibeau Photography

2014 race photos from Erin Bibeau Photography.

2013 race photos from Erin Bibeau Photography.

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