2023 GTIS HALF
46th Annual GTIS HALF
Saturday, August 10, 2024
Race Start: 7am
Course Closes: 12pm - please pick a start time accordingly
Georgetown Lake, Georgetown, CO
Baseball Fields in Idaho Springs
PLEASE NOTE: BUSES ARE FOR PARTICIPANTS ONLY, NOT SPECTATORS, NO PETS ALLOWED. THERE WILL BE NO TRANSPORTATION BACK TO GEORGETOWN AFTER THE RACE.
BUS DROP-OFF/PICK-UP LOCATIONS:
1. Clear Creek Recreation Center 12th & Idaho
2. Elk's Lodge 16th & Colorado
3. Visitor's Center 23rd & Colorado
4. Starbucks Gilson & Colorado
The first bus will leave the bus barn at 6:00 a.m. We have 5 buses that will leave the barn every 15 minutes. They will go through town, pick up runners, and head to Georgetown. The drivers will continue until the last start time at 8:30 a.m. After the race waves trickle into the finish area, the busses will start taking runners back to the same drop-off locations leaving from the finish line at the ball fields starting at 9:30.
PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS LIMITED PUBLIC PARKING IN IDAHO SPRINGS. CARPOOLING IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. PUBLIC PARKING IS FOR A FEE AND STREET PARKING CAN BE DESIGNATED FOR LOCALS WITH PERMITS ONLY. TICKETS AND TOWING CAN OCCUR. PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY ENOUGH TO FIND A PARKING SPOT. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE BASEBALL FIELDS IN IDAHO SPRINGS. THERE IS NO PARKING AT THE START LINE IN GEORGETOWN.
Runner's Roost Lakewood
7978 W. Alameda Ave., Lakewood, CO 80226
Saturday, August 5th: 10am-5pm
Sunday, August 6th: 11am-5pm
Thursday, August 10th: 3pm-7pm
Clear Creek County Recreation Center
98 12th Ave, Idaho Springs, CO 80452
Friday, August 11th: 11am-8pm
Start Line on Race Day starting at 6:30am
AID STATIONS & PORT-A-POTTIES
WATER ONLY stations will be at MM3, 6, 8, 10, 12 and the finish area, with WATER ONLY. THERE ARE NO ELECTROLYTES. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN CUP - WE ARE MOVING TO A CUPLESS RACE.
Bus pick up in Idaho Springs, Georgetown Lake (start area), MM1, MM2, MM4, MM6, MM8, MM10, MM12 and TBD (post race location).
ALTITUDE & WEATHER
The elevation at the start is 8,500 feet, and gradually descends to 7,500 feet at the finish. Temperatures in the early morning at this elevation can be around 50° and can reach up to 85° at the finish. While conditions are usually optimal at this time of year, athletes should always be prepared for adverse weather because the race is run in
a mountainous location.
T-SHIRTS & MEDALS
Gender specific short sleeve T-shirts will be included with your registration, and may be picked up at early packet pick-up or at the finish line on race day at the Baseball Fields in Idaho Springs.
Finisher medals will be available to all participants at the finish line.
As a reminder, your bib is your entry into the event and other activities. You must wear it on your front, on the outermost layer of clothing that you will be participating in. Your bib is also your timing tag, the tag is on the back of your bib. PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE IT. Also, please be careful not to fold, bend, or wrinkle your bib to prevent damage to the timing tag.
Our coveted race-themed awards will be presented to the following age groups: Top 3 Male, Female in ages 19/under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+.
The Top 3 finishers in the non-binary category (not age specific) will receive an award.