Overall Rating
Overall Rating (3 Reviews)
4.3
(3 Ratings)(3 Reviews)
DIFFICULTY
3.3
SCENERY
4
PRODUCTION
4
SWAG
4
Come join us for the highest DOWNHILL half marathon in the country and possibly the highest DOWNHILL 4 Mile Run! Do not be misled by the name but this is the Slacker Half Marathon/4M Race! It is the highest downhill half marathon in the country—- beginning at 10,630 feet and … MORE
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    maddox320 FIRST-TIMER '16

    Great early start at Loveland ski area! Beautiful mountain scenery, but be ready for the high altitude. Fun after run party and giveaways. MORE

    Great early start at Loveland ski area! Beautiful mountain scenery, but be ready for the high altitude. Fun after run party and giveaways.

    DIFFICULTY
    3
    PRODUCTION
    5
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    5

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    mgrand723 FIRST-TIMER '16

    Elevation is challenging but if you're looking to PR, this could do it! Arrive plenty early to catch the bus and the potty line is long! But I really enjoyed … MORE

    Elevation is challenging but if you’re looking to PR, this could do it! Arrive plenty early to catch the bus and the potty line is long! But I really enjoyed this race!

    DIFFICULTY
    5
    PRODUCTION
    4
    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    3

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    Despite this being called the "Slacker" Half-Marathon - be prepared for some decent hills throughout the course, the altitude (race starts at 10,500+ feet), and possible heat in the second … MORE

    Despite this being called the “Slacker” Half-Marathon – be prepared for some decent hills throughout the course, the altitude (race starts at 10,500+ feet), and possible heat in the second half as the course becomes exposed. If you’re ready for those, it is a fast course and got me my PR! Overall, the shuttle bus’s to the starting line were my only disappointment logistics wise (I didn’t get to the start line until 10 minutes AFTER race start – but they did wait to start the race). I wish they would start earlier than 8:00am, as it got HOT quickly. The scenery was great except for the sections in which you could see traffic from I-70. But overall – great course, great course support, and great swag for the price (medals were a little disappointing, but the race only cost $45). The post-race celebration was awesome. I definitely recommend this one and would do it again.

    DIFFICULTY
    2
    PRODUCTION
    3
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    SCENERY
    4
    SWAG
    4

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