Coal Creek Cross Country Challenge 5.72 Miles
Sunday, October 19, 9 AM

A classic cross country race with dirt trails, farmer's fields, ditches, hills, and even a stream crossing. Full of Surprises! This is a CMRA race you don't want to miss!

*** Word to the wise: bring an extra pair of shoes or sandals for afterwards. ***
This year's event will feature prize money from our Fleet Feet Boulder sponsor according to the following distribution for both men and women:

Overall 1st place: $50
Overall 2nd place: $30
Overall 3rd place: $20
Masters 1st place: $50
Masters 2nd place: $25
Grandmasters 1st place: $50
Grandmasters 2nd place: $25

Overall 1st place male and female also win a case of beer from the Boulder Beer Company.

Race registration ($10 for non-CMRA members), refreshments, awards and prize drawing will be held at the new Louisville Community Park, which is located at 955 Bella Vista Drive in Louisville.
The out-and-back race will begin and end at the Coal Creek Trailhead sign, which is located just east of the Louisville Community Park and just west of the railroad tracks near Lock Street.
Become a 2009 CMRA club member on Oct. 19 (a single membership in 2008 was $25) and race FREE at the Challenge and all CMRA races for the balance of 2008 and 2009 -- sixteen (16) CMRA races such a deal!
One of the 5-race Fall Cross cross country race series. For more information, visit
Directions to the Coal Creek Cross Country Challenge
Directions from Denver and points south:
Take the Boulder Turnpike (Highway 36) northwest toward Boulder. Take the second exit after Broomfield, which is Storage Tech Drive. Make a right off the exit ramp heading north. Continue north to 2nd traffic light. Make a left on to South 96th Street. Continue north through the traffic light on Dillon Road, go about a half mile and make your first left turn on to County Road (just before the railroad overpass). After coming down a short steep hill make your first left turn on to Bella Vista Drive and then your first right turn into the park and parking areas.

Directions from Boulder and points north: Take South Boulder Road east to Main Street, Louisville. Make a right and head south about 1 mile to the 4-way stop at the intersection of Main Street and Pine Street (the Blue Parrot Restaurant is on the SE corner). Make a left onto Pine Street. Make the first right on to Front Street. Continue south about 1/4 mile and make a right turn into the Louisville Community Park and parking.

See the Google Map for the location

For Race information or to volunteer call Bruce Kirschner at 303-666-0864.