Saturday, Sep 7, 2024

Alberta Peak Challenge

Wolf Creek Ski Area

Pagosa Springs, CO 12 Mile Trail Race, 4 Mile Trail Race

Registration closes: Thu, Sep 5 @ 11:59PM MT

Alberta Peak Challenge at Wolf Creek Ski Area

Presented by Wolf Song Running Adventures. A portion of the proceeds from our 2024 trail running series will benefit local Pagosa Springs non-profit, Upper San Juan Search and Rescue.

Shout Out to Our Sponsors and Partners

-> Wolf Creek Ski Area
-> Sundance Expressions Marketing
-> Upper San Juan Search and Rescue
-> Tailwind Nutrition
-> USFS - Rio Grande National Forest
-> USFS - San Juan National Forest

Race Description

Conquer the climb at the Alberta Peak Challenge and you'll be rewarded with stunning 360 degree views of the San Juan mountains. The Alberta Peak Challenge is a 4-mile and 12-mile trail race that starts and finishes at the base area of Wolf Creek Ski Area. The race course follows the gravel roads, double-track and single-track trails within and around the ski area boundary and includes the Continental Divide and Treasure Mountain trails. Bring your climbing legs as both races have a significant amount of elevation gain at high altitudes.

12-Mile Race Statistics:
Starting Elevation - 10,459'
Top Elevation - 11,837'
Elevation Gain - 2,415'

4-Mile Race Statistics:
Starting Elevation - 10,459'
Top Elevation - 11,339'
Elevation Gain - 850'

Course Maps

The 4M race course map can be found here
The 12M race course map can be found here

Directions to Start/Finish Line

The start/finish line is located by the Raven Lift at the base area of Wolf Creek Ski Area, which is located near the top of Wolf Creek Pass just off State Highway 160 between South Fork, CO and Pagosa Springs, CO.


Early Bird Reduced Pricing (through June 30)
4M - $45.00
12M – $100.00

Standard (July 1 to September 5)
4M - $55.00
12M – $110.00

Race Day Onsite - Saturday, September 7 (cash only)
4M - $65.00
12M – $120.00

Entry fees include: race schwag and a custom sports pack with snacks and discount offers from our local partners, well-stocked aid stations and finish line goodies, awards to top male and female winners, and chip timed results.

Packet Pickup

Runners can pick up their packets near the start/finish line on Race Day from 7:00 am - 7:45 am. Each runner will receive race schwag, and a sports bag filled with snacks and discount offers from our local partners.

Race Morning Schedule

-> Race Day Registration: 7:00-7:45 am (cash or check only)
-> Packet Pick-Up: 7:00-7:45 am
-> Course Briefing: 7:50 am
-> Race Start for 12M: 8:00 am
-> Race Start for 4M: 8:10 am
-> Awards and Giveaways: 12:00 pm or as soon as all runners for each race have finished.


If we are forced to cancel or postpone the event, runners will receive a transfer to any Wolf Song Running Adventures event. No refunds will be issued.

Event's current local time: 10:58 AM MT

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