About the Series

The Why

John Denver said it best, ‘hey it’s good to be back home again.”  It doesn’t matter if you have never done one or done them all, you will no doubt treasure these Colorado iconic half marathons and they will feel at home and take your breath away with their beauty.

Colorado Mountain Half Series will inspire and awe you in an effort to give you the ultimate Colorado Mountain running experience of all abilities as you take on the 39.3 miles of pure magnificence. 

The Estes Park Half Marathon (part of the Estes Park Marathon Weekend), Georgetown to Idaho Springs Half Marathon, and Ned*Ned Half Marathon are all community organized, and all benefit important youth programs within each respected community.  Come back “home” and support the original iconic half marathons of Colorado.

The Goods
  • Register for the series and save 15% (see registration page for more details)

  • Each participant will receive a custom designed medal from each event that combines to make one seriously Rocky Mountain High worth medal.

  • Overall and age group series awards and prizes

  • Opportunity for discounted branded Colorado Mountain Half Series Gear

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Series standings and awards are tabulated based on your finishing position in each event and are computed by dividing a runner's time into the time of the first place finisher and multiplying by 1,000.  Each event, the points earned are added up to determine final standings.  


All participants, regardless if they officially sign up for the entire series, will be awarded series points.  Of course, the more events you compete in, the better your standings will be.

Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Top three overall males and females

  • Top three male and female in the following age groups

    • 19 & Under

    • 20 – 29

    • 30 – 39

    • 40 – 49

    • 50 – 59

    • 60 – 69

    • 70 & Over