Event Name change:

“Loveland Fall Classic Marathon/New Loveland Half Marathon/ Marathon Relay/Backbone 5k”

Estes Park, Colorado to Loveland, Colorado

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September 13th, 2015

6:00am Stanley Hotel, Estes Park to Fountains of Loveland

Overview: The 2014 very successful event:

Marathon/Half Marathon/ Marathon Relay/5k. This event can be considered as the fastest marathon in Colorado, beautiful scenic course with fall colors and some viewing of Big Horn Sheep (seen in the 2014 event on the course)!

Top Boston and New York marathon qualifier. Additionally the event will focus on generating much needed visibility and economic impact to the flooded areas and will ONLY benefit local groups.


Official USATF Certification: CO14026DCR

-Key points:                                                                                                                                               

-Most prize money award of any marathon in Colorado.
-USTAF Certified Course possibly being the best marathon course in the USA for Boston and New York marathon qualifying. The Big Thompson River Canyon has over 2x the elevation drop of the Poudre Canyon.

-New Half Marathon will be USATF certified for New York Marathon qualifying.
-Bringing a healthy and fun event to areas devastated by the flood of 2013.                                             -All event needs such as shirts, medals and …. will be contracted with ONLY local businesses.           -Packet Pickup and Pre Race Dinner at the awesome Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch.

-LIMITED ENTRIES  (800 Full Marathon, 50 Relay Teams) No limit for 5k. 5k is loop course starting at Fountains of Loveland and finishing with marathon.

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