Running Groups in the Colorado Springs Area

Various

Monthly: CRC's First Saturday.

Host: John O'Neill, (719) 635-3833

Location: Colorado Running Company

Distance: varies

When: 1st Sat @ 7:30-11 am

Coffee and eats and deals

Full Moon Run

Host: Bernie Redlinger

Location: See below for location and date for each month

Distance: 1 hr

When: Monthly @ 07:00 PM

Rosco's Runners (Year Round)

Host: Kevin Shaw

Location: Various locations (published via Facebook page)

Distance: Various

When: Sat/Sun @ 8:00 AM

Rosco's Runners meets on Saturdays for our long run and Sundays for trail running (Rain, Snow or Shine) at 8am at various parks/locations, and communicated via our Facebook Page (closed group). The group has a wide range of paces to accommodate everyone and everyone is welcome to join. We also enjoy a discount at Rosco's Coffee Shop.To be added to the Facebook page or for more information please contact Kevin Shaw: IronTriKev@gmail.com

Roundup Training Runs (Jun - Jul)

Host: Josh Herman & Mike Shafai, (719) 577-6324

Location: Bear Creek Park

Distance: 1 hr

When: Tue / Thu @ 06:00 AM

Attack Pack (Year Round)

Host: Josh Herman

Location: Various locations (published via e-mail list)

Distance: 1 hr

When: Tue/Thur @ 06:00:00 AM

The Attack Pack running group meets every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 6am for an hour run. In early April the group joins up with the Middle-Of-The-Pack group for the Garden of the Gods training runs. After the GOG race, the group continues every Tuesday and Thursday morning (RainSnow or Shine) at 6am at various parks/locations, which are rotated on a monthly basis and communicated via email. The groups pace is around 8 - 10 minute miles and everyone is welcome to join.

Garden Training Runs (Apr - Jun)

Host: Josh Herman & Mike Shafai, (719) 577-6324

Location: Garden of the Gods, northern parking lot

Distance: 1 hr

When: Tue/Thur @ 06:00 AM

PPRR Sunrise Striders (Year Round)

Host: Mike Shafai, (719) 577-6324

Location: Various locations (published via e-mail list)

Distance: 1 hr

When: Tue/Thur @ 06:00 AM

Hour-long (give or take) training runs, year-round, in all weather conditions, meeting at various locations around Colorado Springs at 6AM, Tuesday and Thursday mornings. The group typically does structured tempo runs on Tuesdays and interval-type workouts (track or hill repeats) on Thursdays, sticking mostly to trails. The workouts are designed for runners who truly want to improve their training, get faster, and acquaint themselves with similarly-minded runners in the community. The group merges with the PPRR Garden of the Gods and Summer Roundup training runs from April to July. To add your name to the automatic email distribution (sent to all participants on Monday and Wednesday mornings indicating the location and type of workout), please email your request to: michael.c.shafai@smithbarney.com.

Sunday

Incline Club Long Runs (late Nov - mid Aug)

Host: Matt Carpenter

Location: Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Distance: 1-3 hrs

When: Weekly on Sunday @ 08:00:00 AM

Sunday morning runs starting at Memorial Park. Meet at 8 am from Nov 30 through June 12. Meet at Elk Park at 7am from Jun 19 through Aug 14. Check out the website for details of each Sunday run.

Sunday Pikes Peak Brewing 5Ks & IPAs

Host: Sadie Leibfritz

Location: Pikes Peak Brewing Company, 1756 Lake Woodmoor Dr, Monument, CO

Distance: 5K

When: Weekly on Sunday @ 4:00 PM

The runs are Sundays at 4pm at Pikes Peak Brewing Company and are led by Sadie Leibfritz from BRC (soon to be Jackrabbit?). There is a map for a quick 3.1 mile out and back on Santa Fe, or people can run farther if they like. Runners get a $1 discount off a beer when they return.

Monday

Southern Colorado Springs Running Club

Host: Erik Nelson

Location: Widefield Community Center, 795 Aspen Drive, Colorado Springs, CO

When: Weekly on Monday @ 06:00:00 PM

UVC Running club

Host: Jamie Kratt, (719) 660-9444

Location: 5230 North Nevada Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80918 (University Village Colorado shopping center)

Distance: multiple

When: Weekly on Monday @ 06:00:00 PM

Multiple routes, head south for up to 6 miles out and back, or go north for up to 4 miles out and back. UVC Running Club is a social running club in Colorado Springs, organized to allow runners, joggers and walkers of all ability levels to gather in an exciting new atmosphere where you choose your intensity level and then choose where and how you want to socialize and have fun afterward. From beer aficionados and multitasking moms to hardcore competitors or first time runners, UVC Running Club is for you!

  • Free running club t-shirt on 10th run.
  • Discounts for participating stores within the shopping center.

Tuesday

Jack Quinn's Running Club

Host: Adam Hulsey

Location: Jack Quinn's -- 21 S Tejon St

Distance: 5K

When: Weekly on Tuesday @ 05:15 PM

Free to run. Shirts available for purchase at 10 runs, 50 runs, and 100 runs. Specials on ODells beer and food.

Wednesday

Boulder Running Company - group runs

Host: Chris Ekman, (719) 278-3535

Location: Boulder Running Company

Distance: varies

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 05:30 PM

These runs are open to all ages and abilities.

Colorado Running Company

Host: John O'Neill, (719) 635-3833

Location: Colorado Running Company

Distance: varies 30-60 minutes

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 06:00:00 PM

Mountain Post Running Club

Host: Kris Spiller, 719-5791

Location: The Exchange on Sheridan

Distance: 5K, 10K

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 4PM - 6PM

Everyone is welcome from runners to walkers, strollers and pets too! All participants run/walk at their own risk.

  • Earn a t-shirt upon completing 100K 5K and 10K route
  • Walker, runners, children, strollers and pets welcome
  • Complimentary Massages provided by Everest College

Muldooniacs Running Club

Host: Cindy Biondo, (719) 574-5673

Location: 5710 S. Carefree Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80917

Distance: 5K / 10K

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ evening

A free adult beverage is offered to all of-age runners at this time at the conclusion of their run.

Palmer Divide Run Club at the Villa Palmer Lake

Host: Lauren Penner, (719) 660-3805

Location: 75 HWY 105, Palmer Lake, 801333 - park in back dirt lot

Distance: 5K+

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 05:30 PM

6$ pasta buffet and 3$ drafts

Thursday

Angie's Women's ONLY Run

Host: Angie S., (719) 635-3833

Location: Colorado Running Company

Distance: 30-60 min

When: Weekly on Thursday @ 09:00:00 AM

Coffee and Muffins post run.

Incline Club Speed Sessions (Apr - mid-Aug)

Host: Matt Carpenter

Location: Cog Rail (Park @ Mem. Park, warm-up to Cog)

Distance: 1-1.5 hrs

When: Weekly on Thursday @ 05:45:00 PM

Sunday morning runs starting at Memorial Park. Meet at 8 am from Nov 30 through June 12. Meet at Elk Park at 7am from Jun 19 through Aug 14. Check out the website for details of each Sunday run.

T & B's Westside Runners

Host: Brian Copeland

Location: 2415 W. Colorado Ave. Colorado Springs, CO 80904 (Thunder and Buttons)

Distance: 5K

When: Weekly on Thursday @ 5:30

We meet at Thunder & Buttons, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday evenings.

Thursday Night Running Club

Host: Craig Loewenstein, (719) 232-4656

Location: Old Chicago's on Commerce Center Drive

Distance: 5K

When: Weekly on Thursday @

5K or more run along the Santa Fe Trail. After the run, enjoy $2 pints, discounted food items upstairs.

Friday

Switchback Shuffle 5K Run Club

Host: Stephen Martin, (214) 704-9181

Location: Fifty Fifty Coffeehouse, 330 N Institute St, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Distance: 5K

When: Weekly on Friday @ 06:30 am

Host: Fifty Fifty Coffeehouse & Switchback Coffee Roasters. Friday mornings from 6 - 8 AM. Group leaves for run at 6:30 AM. There are 3 rotating 5K routes. Includes discounts and rewards for participation at the Coffeehouse

Saturday

Colorado Running Company - long runs

Host: John O'Neill, (719) 635-3833

Location: Colorado Running Company

Distance: 1 - 2 hrs

When: Weekly on Saturday @ 09:00:00 AM

Ivywild School

Host: Anna Strange, (719) 322-8296

Location: The Principal's Office @ the Ivywild School, 1604 S. Cascade Ave., 80905

Distance: 3-4 miles; 30-60 minutes

When: Weekly on Saturday @ 8:00 AM

We offer two groups of varying routes in the Ivywild neighborhood. Runners choose their distance and their speed. All participants receive 50% coffee or tea plus 25% off breakfast!

Peak Place Runclub

Host: Matthias Steiner, (719) 445-1050

Location: Peak Place Coffeehouse, 2360 Montebello Square Drive, Suite H-1

Distance: 5K

When: Weekly on Saturday @ 09:00 AM

We run a 5k through Austin Bluffs Open Space right behind Pulpit Rock. Every Saturday morning we meet at 9:00 AM at Peak Place Coffeehouse, 2360 Montebello Square Drive, Suite H-1