Run along the Rio Grande

Half-Marathon Route

Explore the Runoff Runoff Half-Marathon route for yourself! The START is at Soward Ranch and and the FINISH at the Creede Ballpark. Four aid stations will be located approximately every 2.5-3.5 miles along the course. 

As you run, you will follow the Rio Grande as it flows downstream. 

‚ÄčElevation Gain: 220 feet

‚ÄčElevation Loss: 404 feet‚Äč

Average Elevation: 8,700 feet

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Runoff Runoff Half Marathon

Half Marathon Race Details

Course Description: The Runoff Runoff Half Marathon will start at Soward Ranch. The course follows the same trajectory as the Marathon, following Middle Creek Rd., spending one mile on Highway 149, and then turning right Deep Creek Rd. Runners will take a left on Airport Rd. at the end of Deep Creek Rd., and will follow it until the floodplain multi-use trail which brings them to the finish line at the ballfields.

 2022 start details are coming soon. Last year, the race started at 8:30 am at Soward Ranch. Depending on the amount of racers and to provide the safest race conditions, we may have heats. There will be space to drop off runners and limited parking nearby at Soward Ranch. We have decided to avoid a shuttle given the lingering concerns over COVID but will do our best to accommodate racers' needs. Please contact us if you need assistance with transportation.

Aid Stations: 
There will be four well-supplied aid stations located approximately every 2.5-3.5 miles* along the course. Water, sports drinks, assorted snacks, and first aid will be available at each station. Two stations will be equipped with portable toilets. Runners should plan to carry any additional water and necessary gear for the entirety of their run.  Mileage to the next aid station will be posted at each aid station.

*Location of Aid Stations are subject to change. Information will be updated as needed.

Packet Pick-up:
4-7 pm Friday, June 3rd at Ed Hargraves Park (the ballfields); 6:00-8 am Race Day at Ed Hargraves Park (the ballfields).

Goodies Included with Registration:
  All runners will receive a t-shirt and of course a guaranteed fun time with friends listening to live music! We are promoting zero-waste at this event. We are also constrained by COVID. More details on prizes coming soon.

2021 Half Marathon Race Details

2021 Runoff Runoff Half Marathoners

Half Marathon Route


Creede, Colorado

Event Organizer:

Alex Handloff