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2020 Backcountry Wilderness Half Marathon: Presented By Littleton Adventist Hospital-Centura Health

Saturday November 7th, 2020

Highlands Ranch, CO

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2020 marks the 12th Annual Backcountry Wilderness Half Marathon in Highlands Ranch!  This 13.1 mile scenic trail run utilizes the Douglas County East/West trail and the beautiful Highlands Ranch Community Association's Backcountry Wilderness Area trails.  

Prize Money will be awarded to the top 3 male and female overall winners in the following amounts!

1st= $400    2nd= $200   3rd=$100

Register by 10/23/20 to guarantee t-shirt!

Cut-off Time= ~3 hours 45 minutes

We race rain, shine, sleet or snow 99% of the time! However, in the case of COVID-19, severe weather (lightning, tornado, bomb cyclone, hurricane, tsunami) and the course becomes inaccessible and/or pose a major safety danger to participants, the race may be postponed or made virtual.


COVID-19 Guidelines

In an effort to eliminate crowds, we ask that everyone abide by the below guidelines to keep our staff and our community safe and healthy and allow the races to continue to run in-person and as scheduled. We thank you for your help and participation as we navigate these times!


-Wave/staggered assigned start times

- Staff & Volunteers will be in masks. Racers are encouraged to wear one before and after the race.

- No water coolers. Please bring sufficient amounts of water. Only bottled water will be available.

- No on-site registration

-No print results and on-site awards. Results will be live immediately following the race. Awards will be available for pickup the following week at Eastridge Rec Center.

- Racers are encouraged to limit their time onsite before and after the race.

- Please adhere to social distancing guidelines.

- If you have any symptoms of Covid-19 or were in contact with someone who tested positive in the last 14 days, we encourage you to stay home.

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Start Location

11033 Monarch Blvd, Highlands Ranch, CO

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