2023 Blue Sky Marathon: Training plans, distance, date, location, and more

Find out all you need to know about the Blue Sky Marathon – including how to choose the best training plan to get race-ready and set a new personal best.

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About the event

The Blue Sky Marathon takes runners on a scenic tour through the foothills of the Colorado Front Range. The course begins and ends at the Blue Sky Trailhead in Fort Collins, Colorado. Runners can expect a mix of terrains, including technical trails, smooth single-track, and a bit of dirt road. With significant elevation gain and a high point reaching 7,260 feet, participants should be prepared for a challenging race with breathtaking views of the mountains and Horsetooth Reservoir. As with any race, details may change from year to year, so it's essential to check the latest updates from the race organizers.

Date: 

Sat
Oct 21
2023

Location: 

Fort Collins, United States

Distance

42.2km

Elevation profile: 

Hilly

Website: 

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Elevation gain: 

Number of participants: 

375

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