Run the Rockies caps off Frisco’s summer race series this weekend |

Run the Rockies caps off Frisco’s summer race series this weekend

The 2018 Run the Rockies trail race at Frisco Peninsula
Todd Powell

FRISCO — Frisco will be hosting the Run the Rockies trail race series for the seventh year Saturday, inviting guests to participate in either a 10K or half-marathon beginning and ending at the Frisco Nordic Center Lodge.

“This is the final race in Frisco’s summer race series, and I think this one really takes place on some of the most beautiful trails in the county with views of mountains and lakes,” Frisco’s recreation programs manager Linsey Joyce said in a news release.

The half-marathon will begin at 8 a.m., and the 10K will begin at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Registration is available at, by calling 970-668-2558 or by stopping by the Frisco Adventure Park Day Lodge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday. Registration is $70 for the half-marathon and $45 for the 10K. Day-of registration is $80 for the half-marathon and $55 for the 10K. Youths 17 and younger will receive a $10 discount.

Packet pick-up is available from 5–7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Frisco Nordic Center Lodge or from 6:30–8:15 a.m. on the day of the race. All racers will receive a pair of Nike running shorts and a finisher glass, and top finishers in each category will receive other awards. A post-race party will take place at the Frisco Nordic Center Lodge, and racers will be asked to present their bib for a post-race meal that includes Peppino’s pizza and beer from Outer Range Brewing Co.

The race’s lodging sponsor is The Grand Hotel, and race participants can receive a special rate valid over the weekend at

Frisco is still looking for volunteers to help with the race. To help out, or for more information, contact Linsey Joyce at 970-668-09133 or at

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