Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and limits on event sizes, the 2021 Snowman Stampede will be virtual only.
For only $15 ($20 starting January 16th), we will send you a finisher’s medal and your choice of neck gaiter. For an additional $10, you can purchase an optional shirt.
You can choose to run your virtual half marathon, 10K or 5K. You can run any time in the month of February. After you run, be sure to submit your results to the results page by clicking here.
6115 S Satna Fe Dr
Littleton, CO 80120
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.
From Denver, travel south on US 85 from I-25 or US 285. Hudson Gardens is located on the west side of the road.
From Colorado Springs and Castle Rock, travel north on I-25, then west on C-470. Exit at Santa Fe Drive (US-85) and travel north. Hudson Gardens is located on the west side of the road.
For detailed directions from your home, click the marker in the map and type in your address.
Parking can be found in the southern lots of Hudson Gardens as well as the parking lots at Arapahoe Community College.
Starting at Hudson Gardens, the Snowman Stampede will run through the Denver Seminary before entering the Mary Carter Greenway Trail and then finishing with a loop around Hudson Gardens. All three races will start in front of the gift shop and run south on Vinewood and around the Denver Seminary before entering the Greenway. Runners will then run north on the Greenway Trail and cross over to the west side of the river at the first bridge. 5K runners will cross back over the river at the next bridge and then run south on the eastern side of the river back to Hudson Gardens. The 10K and half marathon runners will continue to run north on the western side of the river to the turn-around points. Then, 10K and half marathon runners will cross over to the eastern side of the river at the Big Dry Creek Trail and follow the Greenway Trail south all the way back to Hudson Gardens. Once back inside the Gardens, all runners will do one full loop of the outside of the park before finishing back in front of the gift shop.
Aid stations will be located at mile 1.5 in the 5K; 1.5, 3, and 5.25 in the 10K; and 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6.5, 8.5, 10.5, and 12 in the half marathon . They will have water and Gatorade. The 6.5 mile aid station in the half marathon will have gels.
Bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, and animals, are not allowed in the race.
Dogs at not permitted on the grounds at Hudson Gardens and due to the out and back nature of the course, we are not allowing dogs on the course. Please leave your pooch at home. Failure to adhere to this policy will cause disqualification and may force Hudson Gardens to pull our permit for the event.
5K USATF Course Certification #: CO14043CR
10K USATF Course Certification #: CO1404DCR
Half Marathon Course Certification #: TBD
Courses certified by Race Measure
The finish line will close at 1:00 PM
Half Marathon Course
Please click here for a map of the half marathon course.
Please click here for a map of the 10K course.
Please click here for a map of the 5K course.