American Discovery Trail

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Registration for the ADTM 2015 events will open on March 1, 2015 at You will be able to access a link here to the online form after March 1.

2014 Events

Congratulations to all of the participants!  We hope you all enjoyed the races and will be back in 2015.

Additional race day articles, interviews, and photos can be viewed at races a success!

Thank you to the race committee and all of our volunteers who helped throughout the year and during the race weekend.  The ADT races would not be the great races they are without all of your support.  

Post-race information for participants:

If you are eligible for an age group award and were unable to pick it up on race day, they will be at Boulder Running Co. in Colorado Springs until September 30, 2014.

Drop Bags/Lost and Found - If you forgot to pick-up your drop bag or lost anything, please contact Vince at Trails and Open Space at (719)633-6884 to arrange pick-up before September 30, 2014.cont

Looking forward to seeing you on Labor Day, 2015!

Welcome! Thank you for your interest and support of the American Discovery Trail Races, where all proceeds benefit non-profit organizations, including local running events and the stewardship of local trails, open spaces and parks. For more information visit or We have celebrated thirteen years of successful Labor Day races and are proud to present the 15th annual Marathon events in 2015. Our Marathon is a certified point-to-point course that offers a beautiful view of the Pikes Peak region.

We are certain that we have a race option for you.

The 2014 events include:

Please visit to see some great 2014 race photos!!!

Some statistics from the 2014 events:

A special thanks to all race sponsors and volunteers!!!

We cannot put on the events without you!!!

Comments from runners:
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"We have done years of organized runs and both agreed this run had the most of everything any runner could seek ~ from bathrooms, to water, to friendly volunteers, to awards, beer, great shirts, wonderful singing of the anthem, 'perfect running weather'! (ordered up from Mother Nature), great views, and lots of delicious free food at the end.  I'd say a perfect '10' in every way!!" L. Meillier

"America the Beautiful" was written in the 1890s after a hike up Pike's Peak. For anybody doing his race and especially us flatlanders - you can see how the author was inspired. Beautiful day, beautiful course. I had some cramping issues the last four miles, but just about the time I'd feel bad, I'd simply look at the scenery and start grinning." T.S., Indianapolis (posted on

"Just wanted to say thank you for doing such a great job with the race. I had a spectacular time and so enjoyed the scenery and people. Everything went beautifully:) Thanks, again, for all of your hard work and putting in an order for such a beautiful day. Also, the water sculpture at the park is a wonderful addition to the experience! Really helped to put my legs in it after the race!" S. Nies