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2024 GTIS HALF
RACE INFO

EVENT DETAILS

46th Annual GTIS HALF
Saturday, August 10, 2024

Race Start: 7am
Course Closes: 12pm - please pick a start time accordingly

LOCATION/COURSE

RACE START:
Georgetown Lake, Georgetown, CO
RACE FINISH:
Baseball Fields in Idaho Springs

BUS TRANSPORTATION

BUS TRANSPORTATION

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. 

PARKING

PARKING

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.

PACKET PICK-UP

At Runners Roost Lakewood - 7978 W. Alameda Ave. A, Lakewood, CO 80226:

  • Saturday, August 3rd: 10am-5pm

  • Sunday, August 4th: 11am-5pm

  • Thursday, August 8th: 3pm-7pm

RACE MORNING:

  • starting at 6:30am and continuing until the start of the final wave.

GEAR CHECK

None Available.

AID STATIONS & PORT-A-POTTIES

AID STATIONS:
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 100% A CUPLESS RACE. HOW DOES THIS WORK?
The water bottles have pump "faucets" so runners can fill up their cups at the water stations. It is very sanitary, they were required after COVID.
PORT-A-POTTIES:
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. 

TIMING/SCORING INSTRUCTIONS

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. 

RACE RESULTS

AWARDS

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.  

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