The inaugural Carbon Valley Half Marathon is set to kick off in Firestone, Colorado on Saturday May 18th, 2013. There is STILL TIME TO REGISTER! The race will start and finish at Firestone's Central Park near the regional library. The race will benefit Autism research through the Autism Treatment Network via Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation.
"Colorado at its Best - the Carbon Valley Half Marathon will showcase the beauty & diversity of Colorado's best kept secret. Nestled between Denver & Fort Collins just east of I-25, small town charm with Big City services, Firestone & Frederick are the perfect host for this 13.1 mile adventure. From Start to Finish, runners will tread upon Mining Town history via manicured trail systems, dirt paths & rural roads. Firestone's Central Park & the Firestone Trail are featured as well as running the rim of Frederick's gorgeous Milevac Lake. The entire course has spectacular views of the Rockies."
Also, Fifty States HALF Marathon Club members receive a discount to this event