Elite Program

Set a new event record and win $1,000.
Set a new state record, win an additional $1,000.

Can you beat our event records? If you win and set a new event record in the Marathon or Half Marathon, you will receive $1,000!* If you win and set a new state record, you will receive an additional $1,000!

*Legal stuff: open to male and female winners, only one winner per year, you must win AND set the new record.

Event Records

  • Abraham Rutto, 2013, Men’s Marathon  2:24:34.5
  • Nicole Chyr, 2013 Women’s Marathon  2:57:18.3 ** 4-time Colfax Marathon winner **
  • Hais Welday, 2015, Men’s Half  1:06:44
  • Brianne Nelson, 2014,Women’s Half  1:16:07 **2-time Colfax Half Marathon winner **

State Records

  • Norberto Segure (Rawhide-1984) Men’s Marathon  2:18:06
  • Mizuho Nasukawa (Rock N Roll-2012) Women’s Marathon  2:37:05
  • Mario Macias (Georgetown to Idaho Springs-2011) Men’s Half  1:02:50
  • Nuta Olaru (Rocky Mountain-2007) Women’s Half  1:13:28

For consideration as an elite athlete, contact our Elite Runner Manager at becki@runcolfax.org.