Come Run in the Switzerland of America

Ouray is a destination race vacation! The half marathon is one of the most scenic in America. Run point to point downhill on a dirt road along the Uncompahgre River. This race is for all...serious competitors, fun runners, and walkers. There are great race amenities and finish line activities. Come enjoy the beauty of Ouray this August 13th, 2016!



Mt Sneffels Education Foundation

The Mt.Sneffels Marathon/Half-Marathon was created more than 15 years ago by board members of the Mt. Sneffels Education Foundation as a fund raiser to supplement member donations. It is supported by funds from the foundation and by members donating their time and energy to organize the event. Net proceeds from the Marathon benefit the school projects supported by the foundation.


Half Marathon 

Feb 1 - Feb 14 $45

Feb 15 - Jul 5 $55


Feb 1 - Feb 14 $60

Feb 15 - Jul 5 $75

*Entry fee includes 1/2 price admission to Box Canyon Falls, 1/2 price admission to the Ouray Hot Springs, a race tech shirt and a runner's cap.

Similar to other races in the industry, Mt. Sneffels does not refund entry addition, an entry fee into this year’s race does not transfer to next year’s event. This policy applies to individuals with injuries, unexpected business, family emergencies, etc. Additionally, the fee is nonrefundable if the event is canceled due to the threat of or acts of God, war, terrorism, disaster, earthquake, government regulation and/or for economic/financial reasons.  While Mt. Sneffels does not offer refunds or deferrals, registrants may transfer their registrations to a different event on the same day or to another person.

Race Results and Photos