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August 29 - Dynafit Half Marathon


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 Saturday, August 29, 2020 | Half Marathon 8:00a.m.- 8:45a.m. | 5K Time 9:00a.m. | Race Photos 

5K Course Map | Half Marathon Course Map

2018 Half Marathon Results

2018 5K Results

2019 Results

2020 Results

2020 date and course are subject to change. Please see our COVID-19 Protocols and FAQs.


2020 Wave Start Times and Course are subject to change


 Age Group  Start Time  Day-of Bib Pickup Time
50 and over Half 8 a.m. 7:30-7:50 a.m.
40-49  Half 8:15 a.m. 7:50-8:10 a.m.
30-39 Half 8:30 a.m 8:10-8:25 a.m.
29 and under Half 8:45 a.m. 8:25-8:40 a.m.
All ages 5K 9:00 a.m. 8:40-8:55 a.m.

Race Information

Back for the fifth year in 2020, the Dynafit Camp Hale Half Marathon and 5K will again be held at Camp Hale on Highway 24 south of Red Cliff, Colo. The will take place on Saturday, August 29. Wave start times will be announced soon. Bring friends and family and enjoy a great day of trail running, unique views of some of Colorado's tallest peaks and the best swag from national brands. 


Course Description

The half marathon course will utilize well-maintained dirt roads, the Continental Divide Trail, and the Colorado Trail surrounding beautiful and historic Camp Hale. This will be a rare opportunity to compete on the same terrain that the troops of the 10th Mountain Division used for training prior to World War II. The 13.1-mile course is situated at 9,200 feet above sea level and will have minimal elevation gains, reaching a peak altitude of 9,500 feet.
The 5K course will be a loop, utilizing the gravel roads in the camp area. There will be aid stations for runners of all races, which will be located at mile 2 for the 5K and mile 1.25, 3.5, 5.25, 6.75, 9.25, and 12 for the half marathon.
Please note that there is no cell service in the Camp Hale area, so plan accordingly. Race personnel will have communications with emergency operations in case of emergency.

Pre-Race Bib Pickup & Registration

Pre-race bib pickup is available on Friday, August 28 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Ford Park Tennis Center and onsite at the race starting at 7 a.m. There will be no day-of registration for this race and participation is limited to 175 runners. 


Ages: 13 and older

Trail Running Event Costs:

Dynafit Half Marathon: $48 preregistration, $53 week-of registration. There is no day-of registration this year.

All other series races: $35 preregistration, $40 week-of registration. There is no day-of registration this year.

Race Series: $215 for the series by May 1, 2020, $230 after May 1, 2020.  

Student Rates (K-12): $23 pre-registration, $28 week-of registration. There is no day-of registration this year. $145 for the series by May 1, 2020, $160 after May 1, 2020. 


5K 5-Pack!  Compete for Season Awards in the 5K category. Must complete three of five 5K races to qualify.

5K Costs: $26 pre-registration, $31 week-of registration.

5K Series Cost: $110 for the series by June 19, 2020.


Parking will be available within Camp Hale. Please do not park on the private property of Nova Guides; race staff will be directing traffic to proper parking. Parking attendants will be available to direct cars to park on 716. Please see this link for directions to the start line.

Racer Refuel Sponsor

northsideThanks to our Racer Refuel sponsor, Northside Coffee & Kitchen, for providing nutritious, local and tasty fuel to help you recover from the grind of race day competition.



Race Shirt

Racers will receive a custom designed t-shirt at the finish.


Lodging Partners


Vail's Mountain Haus

Located in Vail Village, Vail's Mountain Haus is a proud sponsor of the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series. Runners will receive 20% off all room types. Click here for details.



A huge thanks to all of our amazing sponsors for the 2020 Vail Trail Running Series!

The VRD's Vail Trail Running Series is yours thanks to our title sponsor Dynafit and our presenting series sponsors, Bloch and Chapleau and Anthem Blue Cross and Shield and our individual race sponsors Summit Ford, TIGA Advertising, Vail Valley Charitable Fund, Town of Minturn, Vail Health, Elevated Dental, Eagle Valley Behavioral Health and Vail's Mountain Haus. Partners also include Vail Resorts, Beaver Creek Resort Company, The Steadman Clinic, Steadman Philippon Research Institute, Central Rockies Mortgage, First Bank, Northside Coffee and Kitchen, Vail Mountain Coffee and Tea, Skratch Labs, Renewal By Andersen, Vail Honeywagon, Honey Bunchies, Vita Coco, KZYR 97.7, Optic Nerve, Garmin, Lululemon, Orange Mud and Town of Eagle.

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Trail Running Series Recognized by American Trail Running Association

VRD's Vail Trail Running Series was recently named by the American Trail Running Association as Race Standards Certified for exceeding measurements in safety, well-marked courses, timely results and awards, environmental responsibility and excellent communication with racers prior to the event.