Be prepared to run a "race" where runners come together for fun, no pressure, just enjoy a good training run. Treat it as a race, do a 20 mile training run, or run for 24 hours! The course is Flat! It's at 7,244 feet, but flat, and a .82 mile loop.
Local time: 4:55 AM
How far? As short or long as you'd like. Do one lap? .82 miles. or 100 laps and 82 miles. Think you can run 100 miles in 24 hours? Do it! Try it.
2018 Palmer Lake Death Race is Saturday April 21, 2018 at 8 am through April 22 at 8:00am.
Details: You run as many laps as you can or want in 24 hours. This is a fun, cheap event to allow runners to come together and have fun. We will have limited aid, and also hope to get runners to bring some of their favorite dishes for a long run. Kids are encouraged to come out and do a few laps too!
Cost: Adults, $35.00 Preregister on UltraSignup.com , Adult Race Day/Late Registration $50
Children under 18 are free and will be race day registration.
This race is run along the same lines as a "Fat Ass" Run: low cost or free, where a group of people get together for a long run.
You don't have to run the entire 24 hours! If you want to go home and sleep, or bring a tent, or just do an hour or two, that is highly encouraged! Especially children. Just a few laps is perfectly fine. It's just to get people out there, and having fun talking, running, and enjoying a day in Palmer Lake, Colorado! But remember, the more you run, the more you get your money's worth!
Weather: Mid April can have varied weather in Palmer Lake. You will be up against the mountains, at 7,240 feet. At night the temperature can reach down to freezing if you run through the night. Day time temperatures can be anywhere from 50 to 70 degrees F. Snow is rare, but always a possibility.