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Salomon Golden Leaf Half Marathon
September 24, 2016 - SOLD OUT

Would you like to try a different 1/2 marathon in Aspen this summer? The Aspen Backcountry Marathon is August 13, new this year is a 1/2 marathon too. It starts and ends in downtown Aspen, run on Aspen's most coveted single-track trails. Learn more.


Presented by Ute Mountaineer & City of Aspen Special Events

Voted by Colorado Runner as the Best Half Marathon & chosen by Trail Runner Magazine as one of "America's 14 most scenic races". The Golden Leaf is one of the most beautiful foot races in the Rockies.  This 13.1 mile half marathon traverses from Snowmass Village to the heart of Aspen on mountain trails and roads at the height of Colorado's breathtaking fall colors.


Aspen Mountain Rescue will be providing medical assistance on the race course and at the finish of this years event. Please consider a donation to this organization of dedicated rescue personnel. For more information about the Mountain Rescue Aspen, please click here.


Check out these photos and results from 2014. 

2014 Photo Link

2014 Race Results Overall 

2014 Race Results Gender

2014 Race Results Category


 The Golden Leaf Half Marathon has obtained the required permit from the Forest Service.