These races take place starting at the Douglas County East/West trailhead at Rocky Heights Middle School and runs along the E/W trail to the beautiful HRCA Backcountry Wilderness Area, Wildcat Mountain trail system. Offering runners spectacular views along the way, the highlight of this run is the Wildcat Mountain Trail section on the 10 mile course which takes runners to a beautiful bluff overlooking the entire Front Range! The 2017 Wildcat Trail Races are proudly presented by Brain Balance of Highlands Ranch!
10m and 10k begin at 7am
Youth Race begins at 8:30am.
Ages 2-4- ~.25 miles
Ages 5-7- ~1K
Ages 8-10- ~1mile
Ages 11-12- ~2 miles
First time trail runner? This course is a perfect distance to try out trail running. Looking to prepare yourself for the November 5 Backcountry Wilderness Half Marathon? This race will get you prepared for the trails!
New this year- Kids Trail Races! Our goal is to create a safe and fun environment for all to enjoy trail running, and this is the perfect way to introduce your little one to trail running. Only $5 for all kids and every kid gets a finisher medal! (0-12 years old, no shirt included)
In an effort to reduce the amount of garbage we are bringing into the Backcountry, starting this year the Wildcat Trail Races will be completely Cupless on course. After seeing the thousands of little cups we went through last year, we feel strongly that this is the best decision for the environment. We will give you a high quality, 6oz handheld bottle (pictured below, hand strap is on the back) you can use during the race (and in the future!!), and individuals who already have hydration systems are encouraged to use them! We will still hav aid stations, with tons of water and nuun hydration... we just won't have paper cups. If you have any questions or concerns about this change, please email Don Reichelt, race director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
THIS RACE WILL BE LIMITED FOR BOTH THE 10K AND THE 10MILE RACE SO PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE!
0-12 years old
All 10M and 10K participants will receive:
The Wildcat Mountain 10K | 10M Trail Race has awesome views and fun, varying terrain. The course 100% dirt trails. Runners will have the potential to view wildlife along the way as well as a soak in the amazing mountain views.
10K - COURSE MAP
10 Mile - COURSE MAP
Additional Course Details
Race parking will be at Rocky Heights Middle School, and the race Start/finish just down the East/West trail from the lot
Early Packet Pickup & Race EXPO
Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Brain Balance Center of Highlands Ranch: 1970 E County Line Rd g, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Race Day Packet Pickup / Registration
You will be able to pick up your timing bib and race shirt beginning at 6:00 a.m. on race morning. Race day registration will also be available at 6:00 a.m. ($60 - 10K and $70 - 10 mile) cash or credit only.
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September 1 2:00 PM MDT - Early Packet Pickup
September 2 6:00 AM MDT - Packet Pickup
September 2 7:00 AM MDT - Adult Race Start
September 2 8:00 AM MDT - Post Race Party
September 2 8:30 AM MDT - Youth Race Start