Sat October 21, 2023 Lakewood, CO 80465 US Directions
RaceJoy Ready
Registration fee INCLUDES park admission for the day.
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In Person

10 Miler

$60 8:00AM MDT Price increases after July 31, 2023 at 11:59pm MDT
In Person


$40 8:45AM MDT Price increases after July 31, 2023 at 11:59pm MDT
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Kid's Trail Race - Ages 13 and under (~1.1 miles)

$25 $20 9:30AM MDT Price increases after August 31, 2023 at 11:59pm MDT


Welcome to the Great Trailhead Foot Race at Bear Creek Lake Park!  Featuring legitimate TRAILS in the shadow of Denver's skyline, you'll love the single-track and dirt as you race 10 miles to the finish line party!  Don't quite have 10 miles in ya'?  This event also features a 5k distance for the up-and-coming trail runner (and a 1.1-mile youth race).

Create a group (team) of 5 or more and you'll get $5 off registration fees.  This cannot be applied retroactively; you must JOIN the team during online registration. $5 discount does not apply to participants in the kid's race.

Entry fees include the cost of entry into the park, a post-run party, and one finisher's meal! 

Got a coupon code or voucher?  Those must be redeemed HERE, ONLINE in advance of race day.  No discounts are given on race day.  If your code or voucher isn't working properly, please EMAIL us before PAYING for your registration.  Some of the existing promo codes (or volunteer vouchers) may not yet be in the system for this event, but we'll add it for you when you EMAIL

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for The Great Trailhead Foot Race 10 Miler & 5k.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Location of Start/Finish

The race start and finish line is located at Pelican Point picnic shelter at Bear Creek Lake Park.

The address for Bear Creek Lake Park is
15600 W Morrison Rd, Lakewood, CO 80228

However, if you navigate to that, it will bring you to the visitor's center which is NOT where the race is located! Click the hyperlink above!

Give Your Shoes Another Life!

We are proud to partner with Sneakers4Funds! When you donate your gently used or new athletic shoes, a donation is made to our ongoing charity partner, Growing Home!  Click here for more info! 

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