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Running in Colorado

Show on the map There are 109 areas in Colorado. See them all below. Colorado Springs, Aurora, Denver, Westminster and Fort Collins has the most runnable places.

Good to know about running in Colorado

Most of Colorado is located 1500m5000ft or more above sea level. It is usually a good idea to reduce your training the first days when you arrive at high altitude and adjust your paces for the remainder of your stay.
Colorado Springs, Leadville, Granby, Aurora and Del Norte are some of the highest located cities/villages.

Best places for workouts in Colorado

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Highly rated places to run in Colorado

Magnolia RoadMagnolia Road and Mesa TrailMesa Trail are popular places to run in this area.

Climate in Colorado

The climate differs a lot in different parts of Colorado. The yearly average temperature in Leadville is -1°C30°F compared to Lamar where it is 13°C56°F.

More detailed information about the weather in Colorado can be found on the page for each city.

Blog posts mentioning Colorado

Great Running Books in RTR-blog.
...The race takes place in Colorado and is a local tradition there....
Most Popular Places for Training at Altitude in RTR-blog.
...Boulder , Colorado , United States 1600/5200ft Boulder is a great town to visit if you’re looking to combine your altitude training with a vacation....
...This road is a regular training ground for the University of Colorado team and was featured in a popular book about the team (Running with the Buffaloes, by Chris Lear)....

Comments on places around Colorado

Anonymous user - on Denver East High School
"This track is generally unsecured, but the school police will ask you to leave during the day. "
Visit report on Green Mountain High School
31/12 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on Poudre High School
06/11 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on John F. Kennedy High School
14/09 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak
Visit report on Broomfield Heights Middle School
06/09 -20: Reported as open during the COVID-19 outbreak

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