Selected Community Events


Grand Junction Turkey Trot

Main Street Grand Junction
This is the 8th Grand Junction Firefighters Turkey Trot, presented by The Credit Union of Colorado. We will be starting and finishing again on Main Street in front of The Credit Union of Colorado. The Little Gobbler kids race will begin at 9 a.m., and will be followed by the 5k race at 9:20.

As with last year, the money raised will go to four separate funds:
-Toys For Tots
-Colorado Professional Firefighters Foundation
-Grand Junction Firefighters emergency fund
-GJ Employee Assistance Fund
Register at
Patrick Dibsie,

Powderhorn Mud Dash

Powderhorn, CO
Powderhorn Mud Dash -

Powderhorn Mud Dash

Powderhorn Mountain Resort, Mesa, CO
Run 4-one mile loops through the eco built adventure course that over looks the Grand Valley. Registration is $20 until May 28th, 2014 and then jumps to $40. Registration is available at

For more information or a course map, please visit
John Messinger, 970.268.5158,

The Gauntlet 5k

Grand Junction, CO - GJ Motor Speedway
Pre-registration party: Friday, May 9 - GJ Motor Speedway - 5:30-7:30 pm
Pick up your race packets early and hang out for beer, snacks and music

A filthy and formidable 5k obstacle course race for insane athletes and daring beginners benefiting
Special Olympics' Athletes in Western Colorado.

DreamCatcher Half Marathon

Watson Island Section of Riverfront Trail, Grand Junction, CO
Because Dreams Begin At The End Of Your Comfort Zone!
Join us in beautiful Western Colorado for the inaugural run of the DreamCatcher Half Marathon. Following the Riverfront Trail along the Colorado River, you'll get to experience the views that the locals brag about - the Colorado National Monument, The Grand Mesa and the Bookcliffs. This event is geared to every level of participant - to the first-timer to the seasoned half marathon runner - there's something for everyone.

Our goal is to get EVERYONE happily to the finish line - through cheer and encouragement stations, ample aid stations, pacers and the ultimate reward - a unique finisher's medal that you will be proud to show off.
Register before March 7 at
Bethany Hall