Packet pickup will be poolside at Colorado Athletic Club ( Flatirons) in South Boulder,505 Thunderbird Drive, Boulder, CO, 80303303.499.6590, on Sept 8th from 11:00 aM – 4:00 PM. You can, also, pick up your packet on race day from 5:30am to 6:45am at the start/finish area.
All entrants will get a tech race shirt from Brooks and goody bag. In addition, all marathoners will receive a pair of Darn Tough socks. All marathoners and half marathoners will also be awarded a finishers medal. Also all runners will be treated to a great post race buffet served by our local eateries. Stick around for the fun , music, giveaways. and sharing of your stories.
Participants will be able to deposit their gear at the drop bag tent from 5:30 AM to 7:00 AM on race day. Please make sure you attach your baggage tag your bag. Baggage tags are located on your race bibs. Runners just look for the Running tent near the start!
A special thanks to the Marriott Courtyard Boulder and the Hyatt Boulder for offering special rates for the Boulder Backroads Race attendees. Click for details:
Marriot Courtyard Boulder
Hyatt Place Boulder
Other accommodation options here.
Aid stations, race officials, runner number verification points and course marshals will be located on both courses. For runners unable to complete the race, sag vehicles are available to return them to the start. Emergency radio communications, portable toilets, and Band-Aids will be available at all aid stations on the course. A medical tent will be set up at the finish line, staffed by AMR Medical. Two AMR EMT bikes will also be on course, to provide on-site aid if needed.
Non-registered runners, pacers/escorts, bicycles, inline skates, dogs, or wheelchairs are not allowed on the marathon course. Dogs and glass are also not allowed at the reservoir.
Official aid stations, placed approximately every 2 miles beginning at Mile 2 on the course, will be stocked with Eldorado Artesian Spring water, and Skratch Labs Sports Drink. Aid stations at mile 6/19, 9/22 and 13 will also have V-Fuel Endurance gels, pretzels, bananas, chips, and soda. We're also excited to have HotShot at the mile 6/19 aid station to help prevent and do away with cramping.
There will be a 4 hour time limit for all half marathoners. 6 hour time limit for marathon
Free photos are provided by Todd Straka and Glen Delman . They can be found on our social media pages on Facebook. Boulder Backroads
All finishers of the Marathon and Half Marathon will receive a commemorative 2018 medal..
Half Marathon: Overall M/F 1st: $100, 2nd: $75, 3rd: $50;Overall Masters M/F $50
Marathon:Overall M/F 1st: $125, 2nd: $100, 3rd: $75;Overall Masters M/F $75
10k: M/F 1st: $50 overall