One of America's most scenic marathon courses! Runners enjoy our new road course that is surrounded by glorious 360 degree views of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Starting with an inspiring 6.5 miles, 1,500 foot descent, runners will find their rhythm and strong pace for an exceptional marathon race. As with all great journeys, the mountainous beauty will encourage you to overcome the physical and psychological challenges of the climbs and feel the thrill of several scenic downhills. Share the celebration and joy of running with us!
Runner's World magazine recommends this destination¬ race, for a reason!
The long climbs and high elevation (all above approximately 7,500 feet) makes the Estes Park Marathon one of the most challenging marathons in the United States.
The Estes Park Marathon was the 419th largest marathon in the U.S. last year and was the 394th largest in 2015.
Last year no finishers qualified for the Boston Marathon and 1.9% of runners qualified for Boston in 2015.
This gives the Estes Park Marathon the 488th highest percentage of Boston Marathon qualifiers in the U.S. last year and the 438th highest percentage in 2015.
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