XTERRA Golden Golden Gate Canyon
Golden , Colorado
20KSeptember 24th 09:00 AM 1,233 Ft. Elevation Gain
7KSeptember 24th 09:05 AM 980 Ft. Elevation Gain
The inaugural Xterra Golden Gate Canyon State Park trail run is scheduled for September 24, 2017. This course best exemplifies the spirit of the XTERRA Trail Run offering a 7k and 20K distances.
This event is open to runners of all ages and skill levels. The course is stunning and beautiful, with single track running through alpine meadows, pine forests, and golden aspens during peak fall colors, plus stunning views of the continental divide. Experienced distance runners can opt for the 20K course, beginners can take the 7K challenge.
The 7K trail course will take runners through Aspen shaded trails, Willow, Adler, and Blue Spruce trees with an elevation gain of 980 feet. The 20K course is the longest trail in the park that takes you through undulating hills, open meadow, aspen groves, and dense evergreen forests and offers an elevation gain of 1230 feet.
This Xterra trail run is challenging with altitude beginning at 7720 feet. It will deliver the best surrounding scenic views of the wilderness areas and the Continental Divide.
Map InfoMap Address: 92 Crawford Gulch Rd, Golden, CO 80403, USA
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