GUIDE TO RACE WEEK + EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW.
Packet Pick-up will be held on Friday, October 8th, 2021 from 3-7pm at Mountain Outfitters, 112 S Ridge St, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Race Day Packet Pick-up will be held on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 6:30-7:30 AM at the Breck Recreation Center, 880 Airport Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424
We will host a pasta dinner for all participants, family and friends on Friday evening, after packet pick-up. Tickets are available for purchase and is available for the whole gang, so the MORE THE MERRIER! You can purchase your tickets in advance, through your registration or can also, go back and add to your registration at any time.
Race Day packet pick-up will be available prior to the race start from 6:30-shut down promptly at 7:30 AM at the Breck Recreation Center, 880 Airport Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Please make sure you plan accordingly as the last shuttle to the race start for the Marathon and Half Marathon will depart at 7:45 AM SHARP. The last Shuttle for the 10K will be at 8:10 AM SHARP.
We will have coffee, lite bites, restrooms, music, etc. at the startline... come hangout, stretch and relax before your race! No need to stress!
Race day parking for all participants will be located at the Breck Recreation Center, 880 Airport Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424. We have designated parking for our participants, the shuttles will be picking you up from this location and you will also finish your race here.
SHUTTLE TO STARTLINE
All participants will be shuttled to the start line, via Epic Mountain Express. Shuttle pick-up is at a NEW location this year, the Breckenridge Recreation Center, beginning at 6:15 am. Shuttles will run continuously from 6:15-8:10 am (final shuttle for half and full marathon departs at 7:45 am). Please make sure to leave plenty of time. There is no parking at the start line, if you choose to have someone drop you off, they will not be able to stay. This is mandatory for the safety of all participants. ALL Participants riding the shuttle WILL BE REQUIRED to wear a mask during transportation. This is a requirement from our shuttle provider for the safety of all riders. Masks will be provided if needed.
Breck Recreation Center
880 Airport Rd, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Helpful Parking Resources
Getting Around Breck
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Gear Check will be available to all runners at the Start Line. Due to rapid weather change in the mountains please make sure that you are prepared and dress accordingly. We have seen weather ranging from bluebird skies to snow. Remember the start line is at approximately 10,434 ft and could be very cold. If you choose to leave a bag with us at Gear Check, it will be transported down the mountain and waiting for you when you cross the finish line.
8:00 AM - MARATHON & HALF MARATHON
8:30 AM - 10K
10:00 AM - KIDS MILE
Aid Stations/ Restrooms
There are 4 different events, Marathon, ½ Marathon, 10K and Kids Mile. Water Stations will be located roughly every 2 -2.5miles, there will be 4 FULL stations with water, electrolyte drink and snacks, the remaining stations will be water only. *IMPORTANT* WE ARE A CUPLESS COURSE, WE WILL PROVIDE ALL RUNNERS WITH A REUSABLE SILI-CUP TO USE DURING THE RACE. THERE WILL NOT BE ANY CUPS AVAILABLE ON THE COURSE.
(i.e. pretzels, M&M's, pickles, gummy bears, bananas, oranges, energy bars and gels).
Negative Split Productions will be timing the Breckenridge Road Marathon this year! will be timed using a B-TAG System. All runners will receive an official race bib with a B-TAG permanently affixed.
Runners may run with only their assigned bib and may not wear an additional bib for someone else. We have a ZERO Tolerance Policy for cheating and the individual owners of both bibs will be disqualified.
The course cut-off for the marathon/ half-marathon will be 7 hours (3:00PM MST), those who do not finish in the allotted time, will not receive an official time.
You are running this race at your own risk, and will encounter mountain terrain. Please be aware that you could encounter hazardous weather or wildlife during this race. Roads and bike paths remain open to the public, please be aware of vehicles and other users. Runners and Spectators must be respectful of other trail users. If you are running with music, we ask that you remove one ear bud, so that you can hear what is going on around you.
As the Race Director, we reserve the right to cancel, delay or post-pone the event due to inclement weather or other safety reasons. Refunds for such occasion will NOT Available.
We are a stroller friendly event, however, some areas on the course are narrow and we kindly ask that you are considerate of the other runners. If you need to start near the back, please do so and allow the faster runners to go ahead.
The Town of Breckenridge is VERY pet friendly and your pets are welcome to spectate the event with your family and friends, however we DO NOT allow pets on the course.
All finishers will receive a unique commemorative Breckenridge Road Marathon Finisher's Medal.
Awards will be given to the Top 3 Overall Male/Female Winners each event.
Age Group awards will be awarded to the 1st Place Male/Female Winners in the following 10 year Age Groups;
14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
If you have family members that are interested in spectating on the course, there are several areas that would be great for them. Here is a list of some accessible locations;
· Breckenridge Nordic Center
· Tiger Road
· Gold Hill Trail Head
· Breck Rec Center (access to the rec path)
Spectators have an important job of supporting not only their runners but the other runners out there too! Be sure to smile, be congratulatory and supportive! Let’s help all runners cross that finish line!
The Post-Race Party will be waiting for you at the finish-line! We will have great food to fill your belly, good music compliments of Stung High String Band, to groove to and plenty of activities for your family and friends to enjoy while we await your return. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and enjoy that crisp Colorado mountain air!
Breck Recreation Center
Softball Fields (South Lot)
880 Airport Rd
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Stay and hang out a while… support all your friends as they finish!
POST POST-RACE PARTY
After you stretch, yoga, refuel, shower and nap, come hang out with the race crew,
kick up your feet and have a beer. Listen to music and reminisce about the day Rocky Mountain Underground, 114 S. Main St.
YOGA, COFFEE AND DOG PARTY (SUNDAY, 10, 2021)
For those who are hanging around, we will host a small get together at Carter Dog Park from 9-10 AM. Bring your coffee and you pup. We will also be offering a gently post post-race yoga stretch. If you didn’t pick up your award, checked gear bag or lost an item, we will have all of that with us. No need to register just come and visit.
Carter Dog Park and Pavilion, 300 S. High Street/POB168, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Our event would not be successful without the help of our volunteers! We still have a few volunteer openings left, if you know of anyone interested. Join our team!
Please have them reach out to me directly for details. CLICK HERE to volunteer.
BRM SUSTAINABILITY EFFORTS
Hosting a sustainability event is very important to the Breck Road Marathon team, as well as the Town of Breckenridge. We are excited to partner with VERTSites in our efforts to produce a ZERO waste event.
Want to know more about Town of Breckenridge and their commitment to smart living, visit their website.
Keeping Breckenridge green and clean through environmental, economic and social sustainability. – SustainableBreck Plan
BUILDING HOPE SUMMIT COUNTY
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Building Hope Summit County holds a special place in our hearts,
and we are grateful that we can partner them!
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