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2 Iconic Mt. Sopris Trail Runs – 10 miler and 25k utilizing the classic “Up and Over’ Trail 
Sunday, May 19th, 2024



Join us Sunday, May 19th in Carbondale, CO for a 10-Miler and a 25k!
Starting 8am at Flying Dog Ranch | Finishing Party at Rock Bottom Ranch
$80 Race Fee

The Mt Sopris Run-Off takes place in Carbondale, CO and offers two distances – 10-Miles and 25k. Historically this race has been a part of the Town of Carbondale’s Mountain Fair Weekend in late July. In 2024, the race will take place on Sunday, May 19th at 8:00am as a part of a growing trail festival weekend in the Roaring Fork Valley.

The race will feature two distances – 10-miles and 25k – both utilizing the iconic “Up & Over” single track trail in a point-to-point race taking runners from the start at Flying Dog Ranch on Prince Creek Road up and over and ending at Rock Bottom Ranch in Basalt, CO.



The Independence Run & Hike Jingle Bell Run is a more a celebration and race rolled into one fun event.  Held every year on the Sunday before Christmas this “running party” often bring snow and laughter. Dogs and strollers are welcome. The race is a loop on the road and starts and ends at the shop   Wear an Ugly sweater or your favorite holiday costume and bring traction devices for your shoes, because the roads are often slippery this time of year. An award is given to the person who races in the ugliest sweater. 

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The race benefits Roaring Fork School District Athletics and is $25 to enter.


Independence Run & Hike hosts a ladies night every spring at the end of April or Beginning of May.  Our ladies night has become a local staple event as the party and speakers can’t be missed! 

The event is free, and celebrates women “who get after it”!  the event is catered by a local chef and features “booths” showing off the wares and services of local and national vendors, demonstrations by pro runners and fitness instructors, a fashion show (with local models), and a talk by an iconic female athlete.  Past speakers have included:

Nicole DeBoom– Founder of Skirt Sports Apparel & World Class Triathlete

Anita Ortiz– Winner of the Western States 100, Mom of 4 and Teacher

Christy Sauer– First Woman to Ski all of Colorado’s 14,000 foot Mountains

Nancy Reinsch– Cancer Survivor, Ironman Triathlete, Coach and Mother

Darcy (Africa) Piceu– Multiple time Hardrock 100 Winner & Mother

Jenni (and Scott) Jurek– Ultra Runner, Apparel & Pack Designer