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2018 Howelsen Hill Trail Run

Let the trail races begin!! Challenging trail run on the scenic single track trails of historic Howelsen Hill, Steamboat's outdoor playground. This race is a beautiful loop on Emerald mountain starting cross country on the Bluff's trail, heading uphill on the Lupine trail and finishing downhill via MGM and the Meadow trail to the base of the historic Howelsen Hill Ski Area. The trails of Emerald are beautiful this time of year with abundant aspen trees and wildflowers. The Howelsen Hill Trail Run includes an 8 Mile and a 4 Mile race, both with a frills and no-frills race registration option.

When: Saturday, June 16th, 2018. Race begins at 8:00 am.

Where: Start at Olympian Hall - Howelsen Hill

Entry Fee: 8M Race - $35 Frills / $25 No-Frills & 4M Race - $30 Frills / $20 No-Frills.  Frills registration includes a race item (ex: t-shirt), great food from Winona's, raffle drawings for entrants, and prizes for winners.  No-Frills registration includes everything that the Frills registration does except the race item.

Registration: PRE-REGISTER ONLINE ONLY - Register early to ensure an entry gift and please remember that post race food is for runners and volunteers only. Runners will pick up bibs either at packet pick-up the night before or the morning of the race. Day of registration is from 7-7:30 am if available and shirt is NOT guaranteed for race day registration.  Once again this year we will have a no-frills race registration option for both the 8M and 4M races (no entry gift but post-race food is included).  Those pre-registering for the Frills race option will receive a cotton t-shirt available in both men's and women's sizes.  Shirts will be ordered for pre-registered frills runners and a few extras will be ordered but can't be guaranteed for day-of frills race registration.

Packet Pick-Up: At Twisted Trails (Downtown Steamboat on Lincoln Avenue between 6th and 7th Street) from 4 to 6 pm on Friday June 15th. 

Course Description(s): Beginning at Olympian Hall the run will take you throughout the Howelsen Hill trail network of new and established trails. Following the twisting and climbing single track trails to the rock quarry and back down the MGM trail for the finish. All running will be on trails and the course will be well marked with one main aid station at the top of the climb. To help reduce cup waste, we highly recommend carrying your own hydration bottle or pack, thank you!

Contact Information: Walter Magill 

HH8M Trail Run

2018 Steamboat Springs Running Series Title Sponsor

Twisted Trails Running Co.

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    Steamboat Orthopaedic Associates


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