Basalt Half-Marathon set for Aug. 20 |

Basalt Half-Marathon set for Aug. 20

The annual Basalt Half-Marathon is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 20.

The race is an annual fundraiser for the Basalt High School cross country program. It’s also part of the Downhill Half-Marathon Race Series.

The popular Basalt Half-Marathon starts near Ruedi Dam and follows the Frying Pan Road down to Basalt and the finish of the 13.1-miler.

Online registration is available at

The race is one of the oldest continuous footraces in the region.

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Longtime valley runner Ron Lund is the race director.

More information on the race is available at

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