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The Snowman Stampede is a flat and fast 5 and 10 mile race held every February in Littleton, Colorado. Come to Hudson Gardens and run the race that everyone is talking about. With chip timing, an innovative technical running shirt, and a finish line expo with vendors and food, this race will make you want to come back for more!

Snowman Stampede 5 Mile
$30 through September 30
$35 starting October 1
$40 starting February 1
$45 race day
Snowman Stampede 10 Mile
$40 through September 30
$45 starting October 1
$50 starting February 1
$55 race day
Double (both races)
$50 through September 30
$55 starting October 1
$60 starting February 1
$65 race day


  1. All participants will receive an innovative Snowman Stampede gender specific technical running shirt.
  2. All finishers will get a finishers medal.
  3. A fun and festive atmosphere with more than 20 vendors.
  4. Indulge in cookies, muffins, oranges, bananas, and bagels at the post race party.
  5. Fully supported course with aid stations every two miles.
  6. Runners and walkers welcome.
  7. A safe course free from vehicular traffic, with medics on bikes patrolling the race.
  8. Gift certificate awards from New Balance and Runner’s Roost.
  9. Stay warm in The Inn at Hudson Gardens before the race.
  10. Professional chip timing.
  11. Free professional photo downloads after the event, sponsored by
  12. Runners who register for the entire series will also get a free one year subscription to Colorado Runner magazine.

The Snowman Stampede will be staged from Hudson Gardens in Littleton. Hudson Gardens is located on US Route 85 (S Santa Fe Drive), directly across from Arapahoe Community College at 6115 S Santa Fe Dr, Littleton, CO 80120. Overflow parking will be at Arapahoe Community College. For a detailed map, please click here.

Race Day Registration, Packet Pickup and Event Timeline
7:30 AM – Race day registration and packet pick-up begins
8:45 AM – Free kid’s run (~1/4 mile)
9:00 AM – 5M Start
10:00 AM – 5M Awards
10:15 AM – 10M Start
11:45 AM – 10M Awards

General Questions
For more information, please follow the links at the top or bottom of the page, or check out our FAQ page.

Mario Macias Dominates the Snowman Stampede

Mario Macias Wins the Snowman Stampede 5M and 10M

You couldn’t have asked for a better day to host the final event in Colorado Runner’s Winter Distance Series: the Snowman Stampede 5 mile and 10 mile. The sun was shining, the temperatures were unseasonably warm, and the atmosphere was abuzz with spring fever and running excitement. Aside from the pristine conditions, the event took […]

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