Blue Sky Trail Marathon

Join us on 10/15/2024

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Blue Sky Trail Marathon Race Description

Welcome to the 14th running of the Blue Sky Marathon, Fort Collins’ original and only trail marathon.

Taking place on the trails between Horsetooth Mountain Park and the Devil’s Backbone Open Space, the course takes you on a north-south tour of the easternmost hogbacks of Northern Colorado’s mighty Front Range. With 3,500 feet of elevation gain and an equal amount of elevation loss, the route offers a little bit of something for everyone. It is designed to appeal to both veteran trail runners and those looking to experience their first trail racing adventure. The generous nine hour cut-off should ensure a successful day for everyone.

The course is 100% dirt and 90% sweet Colorado singletrack. The terrain ranges in difficulty from smooth dirt trail to technical rock gardens. A small portion of the route is on smooth dirt road (no motor vehicle access) and gravel bike path, with the meat of the running done on the beautiful and distinctive redstone hardpack of the Blue Sky Trail.


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    Blue Sky Trail Marathon Where & When

  • Location: Fort Collins, CO 80526
  • Race Date: 2022/10/15 07:00:00 AM (Saturday)

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Fort Collins, CO Weather

Blue Sky Trail Marathon weather history
  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of October 15th, Fort Collins, CO can expect temperatures between 57℉ and 82℉ with humidity around 35% and precipitation of 0".
    Last year the weather condition was Sunny.
  • Fort Collins, CO current weather
  • Clear 57.3℉ Clear

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