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Join us on our Race Circuit!

Foot of the Rockies is proud to provide great racing opportunities to southern Wyoming. We partner with local organizations as well as host many different races from road 5k's to full marathons.

Print our Summer Race Schedule!

 

This link will take you to a printable list of all the races we are looking forward to in Cheyenne and the surrounding areas! Go check it out!!

Physical copies are also available at the store:)

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Below are more detailed descriptions for the Races we Host through the store.

Come join us for our 2024 Race Season! 

 

May 2024 - Cinco De Mayo 5k

  • Saturday, May 4th, 2024
  • 9:00 AM
  • Hosted by: Foot of the Rockies!
  • Lions Park in Cheyenne
  • 5k
  • To Register Click HERE!

This fun Fiesta Run takes place at Lions Park here in Cheyenne, and will follow 1 of several 5k courses around the lake and nearby golf course. This course has a small hill about halfway through the course at the exit and re-entrance of a tunnel. Dress as festively as you like, bring your friends, and come join the fun!!

For more information please call us at the store @ 307-778-7866!!

 

May 2024 - Run like a Mother 5k

  • Saturday, May 11th, 2024
  • TBA
  • Hosted by: Foot of the Rockies! 
  • Sponsored by: Natural Grocers
  • Location: Natural Grocers Parking Lot in Cheyenne
  • Distance: 5k
  • To register click HERE!

This fun family footrace will take place on the Greenway starting near Natural Grocers here in Cheyenne. This is an out and back 5k course that goes from Natural Grocers to a turn-around point in Mylar Park and back. Bring the whole family to help celebrate our mom's and everything they do for us!!

For more information please call us at the store @ 307-778-7866!!

 

 May 2024 - Wyoming Marathon Races

  • Sunday, May 26th, 2024
  • 7:00 AM
  • Hosted by: Foot of the Rockies!
  • Lincoln Monument: Vedauwoo Recreation Area
  • 4 Race Series: 5k, 1/2 Marathon, Full Marathon & 50k
  • Register Here!! 

All 4 of our out and back races take place on the same day starting near the Laramie Summit about 40 minutes West of Cheyenne, WY. 

The 3 longer races follow the dirt road through Vedauwoo's (a recreational area) ruggedly captivating landscape. There are water and snack stations along the course. The 5K takes place on a nearby trail. For more information visit our WY Marathon site at:  https://wyomingmarathonraces.weebly.com/

Or Register Here!!

For more information please call us at the store @ 307-778-7866!!

 

June 2024 - Rowdy Gowdy Trail Races

  • Date: To be Decided
  • Time: To be Decided
  • Hosted by: Foot of the Rockies!
  • Volin Trailhead in Curt Gowdy State Park, by Crystal Reservoir
  • 2 Races:  5 Miler & 7 Miler
  • Registration is not open yet.... Check back soon!!

Both trail races take place on the same day, and start at the Volin Parking area in Curt Gowdy State park, right next to the Crystal Reservoir. Both courses take the same trail for a little ways before branching off in different directions for the multi-distance loops. Come enjoy a beautiful, refreshing, nature run, in the great outdoors!!! 

For more information please call us at the store @ 307-778-7866!!

  

Nov. 2024 - Turkey Trot 5k & Kids Gobble Wobble

  • Saturday, November 9th, 2024
  • 9:00 AM
  • Hosted by: Foot of the Rockies
  • Sponsored by: Moore Insulation
  • Location: COMEA Shelter, Cheyenne WY
  • Distance: 5k Race
  • 2024 Registration is not open for this event yet.... Be sure to check back!

This is a fun Thanksgiving themed race that benefits the Cheyenne COMEA shelter for the homeless. The Gobble Wobble is a short kids race for ages 3 - 12 who want to run for a prize! Each kid gets a participation prize! The regular 5k race will take place after the Kids Gobble Wobble.

The 5k starts at the COMEA Shelter and follows the sidewalk along West Lincolnway for a bit before it meets up with the Cheyenne Greenway, it then continues out to a turn-around point near Optimist Park, before heading back to finish at the Comea Shelter again. Come join the fun, and dress in your Turkey best!! 

 For more information please call us at the store @ 307-778-7866!!

 

Dec. 2024 - Christmas Classic 5K 

  • Saturday, December 14th, 2024
  • 9:00 AM
  • Hosted by: Foot of the Rockies
  • Location: Lions Park, Cheyenne WY
  • Distance: 5k Race
  • 2024 Registration is not open for this event yet.... Be sure to check back!

This wonderfully festive Christmas themed race is definitely a local favorite!! The course is mostly flat, but has a hill about 1.5 - 2 miles into the race. There are prize opportunities for the guys that beat our Santa runner and for the ladies that beat our Mrs. Claus runner!! Tie our little jingles on your shoes and dress up in a holiday costume, or just come enjoy the fun!!

 For more information please call us at the store @ 307-778-7866!!

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