The Pearl Street Mile is a Boulder classic. This year's race will be the 20th annual running of the mile through downtown Boulder, with runners of all ages and abilities starting and finishing in the heart of downtown Boulder. This is a true community event with Olympians and local world class athletes toeing the same line as 6-year olds, their grandparents, and everyone in between.


Race Schedule

Wednesday, August 9

August 9 4:00 PM MST - Packet Pick up

August 9 4:00 PM MST - Race day registration

August 9 6:00 PM MST - Kids 1/2 mile

August 9 6:30 PM MST - Open Men's and Women's race

August 9 7:00 PM MST - High School Boys and Girls

August 9 7:15 PM MST - Elite Women

August 9 7:30 PM MST - Elite Men

Race Registration

$20/25, kids $15

In-store and online registration closes at noon on Tuesday, August 8th.



The Course

Location: 14th and Pearl Street, Boulder, CO

The race starts on 14th St near the Pearl St Mall and heads north, turns right on Spruce and then right on 15th and left on Pearl. 400m is about 2/3 of the way between 15th and 16th St. Runners continue east along Pearl St to 19th St. The halfway point is just around the corner on 19th St. Follow 19th St to Spruce St and then west back to 14th St where they turn left and finish just past the Pearl St mall.


Available on the street or in the downtown parking garages. View a map of parking garage locations.



High School boys and girl winner will recieve the Championship trophy

5 yr age group winners: $25 gift certificate

Overall M/F 1st: $250, 2nd: $125, 3rd: $75

The Pearl St Mile serves as a USATF Colorado Championship. In order to be eligible for the prize money you must be a member of USATF Colorado.