3 Spring Races for Winter Running Motivation

3 Spring Races for Winter Running Motivation

Winter running in Colorado can be super easy and fun, said not a single runner in the state. This time of year it can be super hard and lace up when it feels like you are living in a snow globe. Actually, it might be warmer in the snow globe. Either way, when looking for motivation, signing up for a race can be a huge motivator! 

If you are looking for ideas on which spring races are going to spark your fancy, keep reading. 

The bRUNch Trail Run ~ May 14 

Join us for the second annual bRUNch Trail Run in Beaver Creek. Run up the single track alongside blooming spring flowers and Aspen trees maybe even snow-capped mountains in the distance. The bRUNch Trail Run 5K, 10K and 15K are sure to become your new favorite Mother’s Day tradition. 

After you cross the finish line and receive your strawberry scented finisher’s medal, enjoy a post-race brunch festival featuring small brunch bites, fresh brewed coffee, mimosas and so much more. Register here.

Colfax Marathon Weekend ~ May 21 ~ Denver

Now in it’s 15th year, the Colfax Marathon is Denver’s only marathon. Run past iconic landmarks of the Mile High City like Casa Bonita and Empower Field. The half marathon takes you through the Denver Zoo and through a Denver fire station. This race is great for everyone with so many options beside the full and half like the Urban 10-Miler and Marathon Relay! Interested in joining the @brunchrunning relay team? Slide into our DMs. Register here.

Steamboat Marathon ~ June 4 ~ Steamboat Springs 

Picture this. You are running alongside the roaring Elk River through emerald green pastures with snow-capped Rocky Mountains all around you. The Steamboat Marathon is one of the top destination races in the country and a BQ. If you like beautiful scenery and running, this is a race for you! Choose between the marathon, half or 10K and get ready for a fun weekend in one of Colorado’s favorite mountain towns. Want a discount code? Use code BRUNCH15 for 15% off your race entry! Register here.

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