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Colorado National Monument

Breathtaking Colorado National Monument

Saturday, November 7, 2015 8am • Colorado National Monument

Updates for 2015:

  • We are excited to announce the finish of the US Bank Rim Rock Marathon will now be located in the heart of downtown Fruita at Circle Park! Please join us there for all of the race festivities.
  • The US Bank Rim Rock Marathon has partnered with Fruita Parks & Recreation to announce the innagural Fruita 0.038 Marathon. Register with your friends and family today. Find more information on the Fruita 0.038 Marathon here.

 

Join one of the most scenic marathons in the world. Winding over the Colorado National Monument (a unit of the national park system) from Grand Junction to Fruita, Colorado, this race boasts scenery like none other. Enjoy the peaceful course featuring views of towering monoliths, vast plateaus and canyon panoramas. You can experience sheer-walled, red rock canyons along the twists and turns of the course.

New this year, the Colorado National Monument has permitted 20 additional relay teams! We can now register 50 total relay teams. These spots will sell out even with the additional teams, so don't hesitate to register!

All proceeds from the U.S. Bank Rim Rock Marathon benefit Colorado Mesa University's Track & Field and Cross Country student athlete scholarships.

Online Registration

. REGISTER HERE for the Marathon, Marathon Relay, and Fruita 0.038 mile race.

Categories

  1. Individual Marathon Participants
  2. Marathon Relay (two-person teams compete in the full marathon by each running an approximate 13.1 mile leg of the course)

Entry Fees

Event pricing includes the registration fee, plus a $5 per runner fee for the use of the Colorado National Monument. All runners will receive a custom finisher medal, a commemorative technical t-shirt, special offers, food at the finish line and more. 

Marathon Participants:

Date
Entry Fee
Monument Fee
Total Entry Fee
September 1 - 30
$80
$5
$85
October 1 - November 5
$90
$5
$95
On-site November 6 or 7
$100
$5
$105

Marathon Relay Participants*:

Date
Entry Fee
Monument Fee ($5 per runner)
Total Entry Fee
September 1 - 30
$145
$10
$155
October 1 - November 5
$165
$10
$175
On-site November 6 or 7
$185
$10
$195

*Max 50 Marathon Relay teams. Totals are per two-person team.

Start Line Location

Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Club (2328 Monument Road, Grand Junction, CO 81507)

Finish Line Location

The finish line will be located at Circle Park in downtown Fruita. Participants and spectators will also be able to enjoy local food and merchandise vendors at Circle Park.

Accommodations

Coming soon

Plan Your Trip!

While here for the race, make sure to take in some of the many ammenities our beautiful area has to offer including local craft breweries, wineries, dining, shopping and more. Whether you are in town with a small group or the entire family, the Grand Valley has endless opportunity for all. Plan your trip now!

Questions?

Contact Jennifer Stoll

970.248.1469 or jstoll@coloradomesa.edu