Narrow Gauge 10 Mile & 4 Mile Run
Time: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Santa Rita Park
First run in 1978, the Narrow Gauge 10 Mile Run is among Colorado’s oldest Memorial Day traditions. The event features both a ten mile and a four mile road race showcasing the Fort Lewis College rim, the Animas River Trail and some of the best views in Durango!
Finish line festivities include food, drink, music, awards and a raffle down by the Animas River at Santa Rita Park. Proceeds benefit the Marc Witkes Memorial Scholarship and FLC Cross Country. Come run the Narrow Gauge!
- Register online at Active.com.
- Entries are limited, so don’t wait until it’s too late!
- Entry Fees:
- 10 Mile: $35 until March 31, $40 until April 30, $45 after May 1
- 4 Mile: $25 until March 31, $30 until April 30, $35 after May 1
|10 Mile Course Map||4 Mile Course Map|
- Detailed course descriptions are available in the Event Details packet.
- Aid stations are located every 2 miles along both courses. Refer to course maps for exact locations.
- Aid stations and finish line will be stocked with water, sports drink and basic first-aid supplies.
- Please thank the volunteers!
- Sat, May 25, 3:00pm-6:00pm at Brown’s Sport Shoe (842 Main Ave, Durango, CO 81301)
- Sun, May 26, 6:30am-7:30am at Santa Rita Park
- Please pick up packets at Brown’s on Saturday (if possible) to ease race day congestion!
- Parking is available at Santa Rita Park, but spaces are limited. Please carpool if possible and heed the instructions of our volunteer parking marshals!
- Access to and from Santa Rita Park will be temporarily closed at 7:45am for the start of the race. Please plan accordingly!
- 10 Mile: Begins at 8:00am
- 4 Mile: Begins at 8:15am
- A quick runner briefing will take place fifteen minutes before the start of each race.
- Please show up early! Being rushed is no fun for you or the volunteers.
- Colorado’s weather is unpredictable, especially in May. Please dress appropriately!
- All participants will receive an awesome Narrow Gauge 10 Mile short-sleeve running shirt.
- All finishers will receive an award.
- Top 3 overall male and female (for the 10 Mile Run only) will receive a cash prize:
- $100 for 1st, $50 for 2nd, $25 for 3rd
- All runners, spectators and volunteers are encouraged to attend the post-race party at Santa Rita Park:
- Volunteers are needed for packet pickup, check-in, start/finish setup and tear down, course marking, aid stations and course marshals.
- If you, a friend or a family member would like to volunteer, please contact the race director.
- Thanks in advance! Volunteers make this event possible and we sincerely appreciate you.