Race 10 Miles or Run/Walk 2 Miles Through Fall Foliage in EPRD Trail Race This Saturday

10/06/2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Gather family and friends and run or walk through brilliant foliage this Saturday, Oct. 6, in Evergreen Park & Recreation District's Lair o' the Bear Trail Race.

THE PRICE HAS BEEN CUT so the whole family can enjoy a beautiful fall morning running or walking through along Bear Creek in Lair o' the Bear Park, a Jeffco Open Space Park just 25 minutes from downtown Denver.

Tackle a challenging ten-mile race from the Lair o' the Bear parking lot up the Bear Creek trail and back. There is a "GU" and water station at the hilltop turnaround.

The race features merchandise prizes for top finishers, including gift certificates from Boulder Running Company, Boone Mountain Sports, Seasonally Yours and Dick's Sporting Goods. Prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female, as well as to the top three men and women in the following age divisions: Under 20; 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+.

COST: $30 (no additional charge race day)

2-Mile Fun Run/Walk
Enjoy a flat, family-friendly 2-mile Fun Run/Walk from the Lair main parking lot, along scenic Bear Creek through brilliant fall foliage to Little Park in Idledale and back. All kids who finish will receive medals and Baskin Robbins $2 gift cards.

COST: $10 per person  --  $15/ 2-pack  --  $20/ Family 


Online: Register online here.

Race day: Registration/packet pickup will be held from 7:45-8:45 AM at Idledale Community Church, 21429 Colorado 74 in Idledale. (MAP)

No T-shirts will be given out. Enjoy doughnuts, bagels and fruit at the finish.

Race Start

9 am, Lair o' the Bear Park in Idledale (MAP


All proceeds benefit Evergreen Park & Recreation District (EPRD) Special Needs Program. Thank you for your support! 

Learn More 

Learn more here or contact Maren Schreiber at 720.880.1218 or email mschreiber@eprd.co.

About EPRD's Special Needs Program

Evergreen Park and Recreation District's (EPRD) Special Needs Program contributes to the growth and development of persons with developmental disabilities and their families. It increases their opportunities to participate in community, recreation, leisure and cultural programs, as well as providing activities to build daily living skills. Programs and services help prepare persons who are disabled to become as socially, emotionally, and intellectually independent as possible.