Lory Summer Trail Series: August 6-27, 2024

Register for the Series

  • Start: Lory State Park, Eltuck Picnic Area, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Distance: 5k – 12k
  • Dates: August 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2024
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Cost:
    • Thru 6/30: $25 each race or $80 for the series
    • 7/1 & After: $30 each race or $100 for the series
    • Special pricing of $10/race for Ages 17 & Under. Price change will be automatically applied based on registrant’s Date of Birth before final checkout on RunSignup.

Join us this August for a fun series of shorter midweek trail races. Our goal is to offer a fun, low-key series of races designed to give newer trail runners an opportunity to dip their toes into the trail racing waters, and to offer more experienced trail racers a chance to sharpen their speed on shorter, quicker courses.

After each race, we will be providing pizza with support from the Fort Collins Running Club, and beverages with support from New Belgium Brewing

All race participants are welcome to a free vintage shirt from previous Gnar races (your choice and as available). Trail Series shirts are also available for purchase with registration. Awards will be given out at the end of the series to top points scorers.

We acknowledge and respect those who experience their gender identity in ways outside of the traditional male/female dichotomy, and are trying our best to provide non-binary opportunities in both the registration and results to reflect that. For the purposes of awards, non-binary runners will be eligible in their birth gender pool.

Race dates and distance are as follows. Click the race link to view the course map

Register for the Series

Transfer Credit & Distance Change Policy

If you are not able to race, we can offer a 75% race transfer credit that can be applied to any future Gnar Runners race (valid for 12 months). We can also directly transfer your entry to another race in the series for the same year, assuming the new race is not sold out. Transfers/Credits can be requested any time up until 72hrs before the start of each race in the series. To request a transfer credit please Contact Us.

Cancellation Policy

With the exception of waitlist transfers, entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. In the event the race is cancelled due to extreme weather, fire, disease or for some other unforeseeable event, we cannot offer refunds or credits.


  1. Purposeful littering is prohibited and will result in an immediate disqualification.
  2. Stay on the trail. No bushwhacking or short cutting. In case of wet trail conditions, please run through any muddy sections to avoid widening the trail. Yield to pedestrian and horses. Mountain bikers should yield to runners, but please use common sense in all circumstances.
  3. No mechanical aid (poles, traction devices, etc.) unless approved by race staff prior to the race for a specific reason.
  4. Dogs are not allowed on the course with runners.

2023 Results:

2023 Overall Series Standings

2023 Photos:

2022 Results:

2022 Overall Series Standings

2021 Results:

2021 Overall Series Standings

2020 Results:

2020 Overall Series Standings

2019 Results:

2019 Overall Series Standings

Course Records:

  • Flat 5k: 17:20 (M), 21:14 (F); Matt Wubben (2020) & Estelle Richardson (2020)
  • Hills 10k: 50:48 (M), 1:07:22 (F); Frank Pipp (2020) & Estelle Richardson (2020)
  • Hills 5k: 22:09 (M), 26:48 (F); Chris Rom (2022) & Meaghan Nally (2023)
  • Flat 12k: 43:39 (M); 51:43 (F); Matt Wubben (2020) & Courtney Bouchet (2023)

Lory Summer Trail Series