Chaffee County Running Club News

Spiral Drive Run – April 20!

This year’s Spiral Drive Run will take place on Saturday, April 20 at 9am.  This annual event, organized by the CCRC, takes place on Salida’s Spiral Drive road.  Event distance is 4 miles – up and then back down a dirt road.  This is a great low key event for participants of all ages and […]

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Two Turkey Relay – November 10!

  Join the CCRC on November 10 for the 18th Annual Two Turkey Relay!  Cost is only $3 for CCRC members, and $5 for non members.  Registration begins at 9am in Riverside Park in Salida.  We’re also looking for volunteers to bake pies as prizes.  If you’re interested in donating a pie, or have any […]

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CCRC Christmas Mountain Run – December 9

Join the CCRC for our annual Christmas Mountain Run! Meet at the caboose by the F Street bridge in Salida at 5:30pm on Sunday, December 9 for a run of roughly 4 miles. We will run up to the top of “S” Mountain and back down again. Pace will be casual and runners of all […]

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Cross Country Season has Begun!

Chaffee County Cross Country is underway and it’s looking like a great season is shaping up for both the Salida and Buena Vista running teams!  After a successful 4 day XC camp in Telluride, where Salida HS runners ran a bunch of miles in the San Juan mountains, they returned to participate in an early […]

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CCRC Autumn Races

The CCRC will host 3 races this fall – a citizen’s XC race, the Goblin Gallop, and the Two Turkey Relay.  If you’re looking for fun, low cost, and low key running/racing opportunities in the next few months, keep reading!  Events are open to everyone, so bring a friend, and come on out to race […]

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Sunday Runs Postponed Until October

Due to busy summer schedules, the CCRC Sunday morning runs will be postponed until the first Sunday in October.  Runs will resume October 7, and will begin at 9am at the F Street bridge/Caboose area in Salida.  The CCRC is actively looking for members to commit to leading some Sunday runs this fall and winter.  […]

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4th of July Run!

Join the CCRC for our annual 4th of July Run! This year’s run will take place on the Alpine Tunnel/Continental Divide Trails out of St. Elmo and Hancock. There are 12 and 17 mile options, or runners may do an out and back of any distance. Meeting places for carpooling include the Marvin Park baseball […]

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2018 Spiral Drive Run Results

Results for the 2018 Spiral Drive Run can be found by clicking the link below.  Congratulations to all of the competitors, and thank you to the volunteers and to 7000 Feet Running Company and Altra for their support and sponsorship of this race! The overall winners were both from Chaffee County.  Men’s winner Nelson Jones […]

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Sunday Morning Run Time Change

School’s out and it’s starting to feel like summer, which means it’s time to change the start time of the Sunday morning runs!  Starting this coming Sunday (June 3) this group run will begin at 8am.  Plan to meet at the F Street bridge/caboose in Salida for a trail run of roughly 1 hour.  Everyone […]

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Tuesday Morning Hill/Speed Workouts!

Join the CCRC and 7000 Feet Running Company for Hill/Speed workouts on Tuesday mornings!  Meet at the red caboose by the F Street bridge at 7am, warmed up and ready to go.  Speed workouts are helpful for runners of all abilities, as well as a great way to start the day – come out and […]

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The Spiral Drive Run Returns!

Join the CCRC on Saturday, June 9 for the return of the Spiral Drive Run! The Spiral Drive Run is a 4 mile dirt road race up to the top of Spiral Drive (Salida) and back down.  This event is organized by the Chaffee County Running Club and is sponsored by 7000 Feet Running Company and Altra.  Race […]

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Join us for a Run!

The CCRC currently offers two group run options.  Anyone is welcome to join in on any of our group runs – just show up, ready to run! Sunday mornings at 9am – Meet at the F Street bridge/caboose in Salida for a group trail run on the Arkansas Hills Trail System of roughly 1 hour. […]

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