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Blue Sky Marathon

Fort Collins, CO


Race Dates

2017: Saturday, October 21, 2017
2016: Sunday, October 2, 2016

Course Information

Profile: Hilly
Type: Mostly Out and Back
Surface: Trail
Certified?: No

Race Day Weather

Mean Temp.: 51°F (10°C)
Average High: 64°F (17°C)
Average Low: 37° F (2°C)

PR Score & Course Score

PR Score: N/A
Course Score: N/A

Race Size

2016: 216 Finishers
2015: 204 Finishers
2014: 196 Finishers

BQ Percentages

2017: N/A
2016: N/A
2015: N/A

Miscellaneous Information

Pace Groups?: No

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Course Description

The Blue Sky Marathon starts and finishes at the Soderberg Trailhead in the Horsetooth Mountain Open Space near Fort Collins, CO. The route travels between Horsetooth Mountain Park and the Devil's Backbone Open Space.

The majority of the trail is single track with a variety of terrain ranging from smooth dirt paths to very technical rocky sections. A small portion of the route will be on smooth dirt road and gravel bike path.


Marathon Rankings

The Blue Sky Marathon was the 261st largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 281st largest in 2015.



Elevation Chart

No course elevation available at this time.




Ratings & Reviews: None




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