2016 Quick Calendar List


2016 Event Schedule

The majority of our events are in Pagosa Springs CO, which is at 7,200' of Altitude! The exception is the Rocky Mountain High-est Road/Half marathon in Leadville CO at 10,152'
Registration for all 2015 Events is now Open! Please check the details for field limits and early registration discounts so you don't miss out! See you in the Summer.

GECKO operates under a special use permit with the San Juan National Forest and is an equal opportunity provider.

June 4th, 2016
8am 1/2 and Full marathon and 10am 5 & 10k (trails) Kids Free Run at 930am

The XTERRA Turkey Track Trail Run kicks off the season with an awesome, early season trail race on almost 100% sweet flowing single track. Plenty of scenic trail, rolling hills and mellow climbs through Aspens, Ponderosa Pines and open forest (okay, it also has rocks, streams, roots and perhaps a little mud).

**This is a Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series Event

August 20th, 2016
The Devil Mountain 50 Mile & 50k Ultra 630am
& Demons of Dust 5k, 10k & 1/2 marathon 8am

This legendary trail ultra is One hell of a run!
This remote and beautiful classic Ultra brings runners together for two days in the pristine forest of the South San Juan Mountains around Pagosa Springs. 7,500’ of climbing, 10,000’ of elevation, bonfire party at the finish line and pancake awards breakfast combine to make this an authentic mountain ultra. With the Demons of Dust distances of 5k, 10k and half marathon, this event is accessible to all runner abilities. Big climbs, high elevations, mountain vistas and plenty of single track through some of the region’s most spectacular wooded trail.

**This is a Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series Event


October 1st, 2016 830am
5k, 10k and 1/2 marathon (trails)
The Mountain Chile Cha Cha celebrates Fall and trail running, combining our incredible in-town trails with the famous Pagosa Springs music and green chile festival. Celebrate the series, the season, trail running and getting kids outside on Pagosa's killer downtown trail course. Beautiful, challenging and remote, all right downtown.

**This is a Trail Runner Magazine Trophy Series Event

Corporate Sponsors

Nols - National Outdoor Leadership Society Road Runners Club of America A&L Coors Children and Nature The Hub