Estes Park Running Club
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The Estes Park Running Club (EPRC) offers year round foot races, training clinics, weekly community runs and lots of fitness motivation for residents and visitors to the Estes Park valley. We welcome all abilities (the elite athlete, runner, jogger, walker, dog walkers, XC Teams, Youth Sport Teams, athletes training for Olympic Trials) to take part in our year round weekly Tuesday Evening Fun Runs & seasonal Thursday Trail & Brewery Runs or our training clinics.
Our organization is a 501c(4), non-profit organization that fundraises for youth programs in the Estes Park valley. In 2022, the Estes Park Running Club gave $10,000. to youth teams, youth focused nonprofit partners, and local multi-use path construction on MacGregor Ave to Lumpy Ridge Trailhead.
FORBES MAGAZINE rated the Estes Park Marathon & Half Marathon as TOP 7 Scenic Courses in the USA.
Annual Races: Duck Waddle 5K (at Duck Race); Estes Park Marathon & Estes Park Half Marathon (always on Father's Day Weekend); Longs Peak 5 Miler (Father's Day Weekend); Estes Trail Ascent; Rut Run 5K (at ELK FEST).
Our mission: Provide education, advocacy & running events that encourage healthy lifestyles that benefit youth, family and community.
Our Vision: Experiencing physical activity with a group encourages motivation, emotional wellbeing, accountability, fun and friendships. By providing athletic events we hope to inspire youth, families and individuals to enjoy building a community. We advocate for safe and connected multi-modal transportation that encourages mobility for all users.
Our Purpose: The Estes Park Running Club organizes run races for all abilities to participate in while fundraising for local youth programs. Weekly organized fun runs are provided to encourage community and running fellowship. We advocate for safe and connected multi- modal transportation that encourages mobility for all users.