Running Groups in the Colorado Springs Area


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:

Roundup Training Runs (Jun - Jul)

Host: Josh Herman

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

Location: Garden of the Gods, northern parking lot

Distance: 1 hr

When: Tue/Thur @ 06:00 AM

PPRR Sunrise Striders (Year Round)

Host: Stephanie Wurtz

Location: Various locations, published via weekly email to the group. Register here.

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 each week), please register at RunSignUp. There is no cost to register.


Incline Club Long Runs (late Nov - mid Aug)

Host: John Garner

Location: Memorial Park, Manitou Springs

Distance: 1-3 hrs

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

Sunday morning runs starting at Memorial Park in Manitou Springs. The runs are on Barr Trail and other uphill trails in the Manitou Springs area. The purpose of the runs are to get ready for the Pikes Peak Ascent and Pikes Peak Marathon in August. Meet at 8 am from late November to mid June. Meet at 7am from mid June to Mid August.

Sunday Evening Pub Run

Host: Lesley Johnson

Location: The Public House, 445 E Cheyenne Mountain Blvd

Distance: Around 3M

When: Weekly on Sunday @ 5:00PM

We meet up at The Public House Pub & Grill EVERY Sunday evening - 5 pm sign in, earn Tee on your 10th run. Route goes from Public House to Quail Lake, around twice, and back to Public House. Breck Brewery sponsors us providing the t-shirts and $3 pints of Breck beers. Public House gives us 1/2 off starters.

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.


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


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.

Sparking Life PPRR

Host: Josh Herman
Reggy Short

Location: Various

Distance: Various

When: Weekly on Tuesday @ 5:30 PM

PPRR’s Sparking Life initiative will seek to partner with the mental health and addiction recovery community, including recovery facilities, mental health specialists, and other organizations working with people in recovery from addiction and mental health issues. The ultimate aim is to help improve the lives of those in recovery with cardiovascular activity and connection to a healthy and supportive community. Our runs are structured with coaches that are dedicated to giving our athletes help with running, from beginners to advanced abilities.


Club Five-0

Host: Wendy Murr, (719) 651-1923

Location: Bon Shopping Center 2330 N Wahsatch Ave

Distance: Various

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 5:30 PM

In conjunction with the Senior Center and YMCA, meet Wednesday's at 5:30 PM from May to August. This Group is called Club Five-0 and is trying to bring more awareness to the Colorado Springs Senior Center while also promoting fitness and community to both young and old. The group runs/walks on the Shooks Run trail behind the Bon Shopping Center. After the run we will meet at STIR Coffee and Cocktails and all runners/walkers will receive a 10% discount on their purchases for the evening.

Colorado Running Company

Host: Don Byers, (719) 635-3833

Location: Colorado Running Company

Distance: varies 30-60 minutes

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

Yummy snacks and drinks provided post run.

Legends Running Club

Host: Julie Morse-Ramirez, (719) 209-4568

Location: Legends Rock Bar 2790 Hancock Expy Co Spgs CO 80910

Distance: 5K, 10K

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 6 PM

5k, 10k Check in with Bartender then run along the Sand Creek Trail. When you return you will receive a raffle ticket. Raffles first Wednesday of each month. Food/Drink Specials for Runners $6 Domestic Pitchers $3 Michelob Ultra $3 Chopped Salad

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

Wednesday Bootleggers Run/Walk/Bike

Host: Anna Mlaker, (719) 200-7429

Location: 3 Hundred Days of Shine at 279 Beacon Lite Rd Suite G; Monument, CO 80132

Distance: Varies (you choose)

When: Weekly on Wednesday @ 5:00 PM

3 Hundred Days of Shine would like to invite you to come out and join others for some short distances (or long if you need it) on the Santa Fe Trail every Wednesday around 5pm! We will all meet to start and end at 3 Hundred Days of Shine Distillery with an out and back, so you can decide the distance and speed that works for you. After run/walk/bike, stick around to celebrate getting some fresh air with a drink in the Tasting Room.


Incline Club Speed Sessions (Apr - mid-Aug)

Host: John Garner

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.

Sole Sisters - Ladies only

Host: Michelle B., (719) 635-3833

Location: Colorado Running Company

Distance: 30-60 min

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

Coffee and Muffins post 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.

Thirsty Thursday Three Milers

Host: Sadie Leibfritz, (719) 278-3535

Location: Boulder Running Company, Austin Bluffs Plaza, 3659 Austin Bluffs Pkwy

Distance: 3M

When: Weekly on Thursday @ 06:00 PM

The run includes a 3-mile route through the neighborhoods and part of Palmer Park. All walking/running abilities are welcome. Participants can enjoy BOGO drinks at the Playing Field Sports Bar behind the store after the run.

Thursday Night Running Club

Host: Craig Loewenstein, (719) 232-4656

Location: Old Chicago's on Commerce Center Drive

Distance: 5K

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

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


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