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Visit Fort Collins – Official Visitor Site

Visit Loveland – Official Visitor Site

Accommodations

Embassy Suites Loveland is a host hotel for our races. They are offering special rates of $189/night for Fri/Sat for single/double. 10 rooms are available at this rate; book by September 4th to lock in this deal.

There are many other fine hotels in the Fort Collins and Loveland areas. Check out the Visit Fort Collins and Visit Loveland websites.

Airport & Shuttles

Denver International Airport (DIA) is the closest major airport, 1 hour from downtown Fort Collins.

Green Ride offers frequent, affordable door-to-door airport shuttles.

There are also public transportation options:
RTD Commuter Rail transits between DIA and Denver’s Union Station
Bustang Commuter Bus travels between Union Station and Loveland/Fort Collins

Northern Colorado Regional Airport sits directly between Fort Collins and Loveland, and offers limited service to a select number of destinations, as well as facilities for private craft.

Directions

To Marathon Start - City Park, 1500 W. Mulberry Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80521:

Google Maps Driving Directions – Marathon Start

Northbound on I-25 (Denver/Boulder):
Take Exit 269B to Mulberry Ave Westbound
Continue for 5.8mi on Mulberry Ave to City Park

Southbound on I-25 (Cheyenne):
Take Exit 269B to Mulberry Ave Westbound
Continue for 5.8mi on Mulberry Ave to City Park

From Denver International Airport:
From the terminals, head westbound on Pena Ave for 4mi
Take Exit 6B onto E-470 Northbound (toll road)
Take Exit 47 onto I-25 Northbound
Take Exit 269B to Mulberry Ave Westbound
Continue for 5.8mi on Mulberry Ave to City Park

From the Foote Lagoon Amphitheatre (Loveland):
Take 4th Avenue east 0.8mi to Madison Ave
Turn Left (northbound) on Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34
Turn Left (westbound) on Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34 and go 1.0mi to Lincoln Ave / US Hwy 287
Turn Right (northbound) onto Lincoln Ave / US Hwy 287 and go 12.2mi to Mulberry Ave
Turn Left (westbound) on Mulberry Ave and go 1.5mi to City Park

 

To Half Marathon Start - Fossil Creek Park, 5821 S. Lemay Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80525:

Google Maps Driving Directions – Half Marathon Start

Northbound on I-25 (Denver/Boulder):
Take Exit 262 to Carpenter Rd Westbound
Continue for 3.7mi to Lemay Ave
Turn Right (northbound) on Lemay Ave and go 1.8mi to Fossil Creek Park (on your left)

Southbound on I-25 (Cheyenne):
Take Exit 265 to Harmony Rd Westbound
Continue for 3.4mi to Lemay Ave
Turn Left (southbound) on Lemay Ave and go 1.2mi to Fossil Creek Park (on your right)

From Denver International Airport:
From the terminals, head westbound on Pena Ave for 4mi
Take Exit 6B onto E-470 Northbound (toll road)
Take Exit 47 onto I-25 Northbound
Take Exit 262 to Carpenter Rd Westbound
Continue for 3.7mi to Lemay Ave
Turn Right (northbound) on Lemay Ave and go 1.8mi to Fossil Creek Park (on your left)

From the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater (Loveland):
Take 4th Avenue east 0.8mi to Madison Ave
Turn Left (northbound) on Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34
Turn Left (westbound) on Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34 and go 1.0mi to Lincoln Ave / US Hwy 287
Turn Right (northbound) onto Lincoln Ave / US Hwy 287 and go 5.9mi to Trilby Rd
Turn Right (eastbound) on Trilby Rd and proceed 1.0mi to Lemay Ave
Turn Left (northbound) on Lemay Ave and proceed 0.8mi to Fossil Creek Park (on your left)

 

To Finish (Marathon & Half Marathon) - Foote Lagoon, 300 N Adams Ave, Loveland, CO 80537:

Google Maps Driving Directions – Marathon & Half Marathon Finish

Northbound on I-25 (Denver/Boulder):
Take Exit 257 onto Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34 Westbound
Continue for 3.5mi to Madison Ave
Turn Left (southbound) onto Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to 4th Avenue
Turn Right (westbound) onto 4th Avenue and go 0.5mi to Adams Ave
Turn Left into the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater

Southbound on I-25 (Cheyenne):
Take Exit 257 onto Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34 Westbound
Continue for 3.5mi to Madison Ave
Turn Left (southbound) onto Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to 4th Avenue
Turn Right (westbound) onto 4th Avenue and go 0.5mi to Adams Ave
Turn Left into the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater

From Denver International Airport:
From the terminals, head westbound on Pena Ave for 4mi
Take Exit 6B onto E-470 Northbound (toll road)
Take Exit 47 onto I-25 Northbound
Take Exit 257 onto Eisenhower Blvd / US Hwy 34 Westbound
Continue for 3.5mi to Madison Ave
Turn Left (southbound) onto Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to 4th Avenue
Turn Right (westbound) onto 4th Avenue and go 0.5mi to Adams Ave
Turn Left into the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater

From Fort Collins City Park (Marathon Start):
Take Mulberry Ave eastbound for 1.5mi to College Ave / US Hwy 287
Turn Right (southbound) onto College Ave / US Hwy 287 and go for 12.2mi to Eisenhower Ave / US Hwy 34
Turn Left (eastbound) onto Eisenhower Ave / US Hwy 34 and go 1.0mi to Madison Ave
Turn Right (southbound) onto Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to 4th Avenue
Turn Right (westbound) onto 4th Avenue and go 0.5mi to Adams Ave
Turn Left into the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater

From Fort Collins Fossil Creek Park (Half Marathon Start):
Take Lemay Ave southbound for 0.8mi to Trilby Rd
Turn Right (westbound) on Trilby Rd and go 1.0mi to College Ave / US Hwy 287
Turn Left (southbound) on College Ave / US Hwy 287 and go 5.9mi to Eisenhower Ave / US Hwy 34
Turn Left (eastbound) onto Eisenhower Ave / US Hwy 34 and go 1.0mi to Madison Ave
Turn Right (southbound) onto Madison Ave and go 0.8mi to 4th Avenue
Turn Right (westbound) onto 4th Avenue and go 0.5mi to Adams Ave
Turn Left into the Foote Lagoon Amphitheater