COVID-19, Parking, & Rules

COVID-19 Updates

We will follow El Paso County and Colorado Parks and Wildlife protocol at race time. At this time there are no limiting guidelines in place.


Parking for runners will start at 7:30 AM.  Please arrive early to provide enough time to be race ready at 9:00 AM.

Parking at Cheyenne Mountain State Park is limited, so carpooling is encouraged.

Directions to CMSP:  From I-25, take exit 135 and drive West on S Academy past Pikes Peak Community College.  Turn left (South) and merge on to Hwy 115.  Turn right at the first stop light onto JL Ranch Heights/AKA State Park Road.  (Across from Ft Carson Gate #1)

Directions by Google


  • The 25k will be limited to 400 registrations.
  • For 25K runners: A cutoff time of 10:45AM for to reach the Dixon Saddle will be implemented.  All runners must cross the chip timing station. The chip timing aide station  will close at 1:00 PM.  The finish line timing station will close at 3:30 PM.   
    Assigned race bibs are not transferable and must be worn in plain view on the front of your body.
  • No strollers, bikes, roller blades, skateboards, etc.
  • No animals are permitted on the course.  Animals are allowed in the parking lot, as long as they are on a leash.
  • Poles and walking sticks not allowed.
  • Due to the narrow trail, please step out of the way of competitors if you have to stop. Down hill runners, have the right of way.
  • Do not walk or run abreast in pairs or groups when it will impede others, especially on the Dixon Trail.
  • All trash must be disposed of at water stations/start-finish line.
  • Use of earbuds or headphones not permitted.
  • No refunds will be provided.

Grounds for Disqualification:

  • Using a race bib assigned to another runner.
  • Un-sportsman like conduct.
  • Verbally abusing any other participant or volunteer.
  • Failing to comply with directives of Race Officials.
  • Cutting the course.
  • Throwing trash in the park.