BELLVUE, Colo. - Lory State Park will host the inaugural "Quad Rock 50 Trail Race" on Saturday, May 12. The trail running race will start at 5 a.m. at Soldier Canyon Group Picnic Area. The runners will have the option of completing one 25-mile loop from Lory State Park into Horsetooth Mountain Park and back to Soldier Canyon. Or, runners have a second option - completing a second 25-mile lap on the course to get the full 50 miles.
This trail race will be a true test of the strongest of trail runners. For registration or further information for the race please visit http://gnarrunners.com/quad-rock-50/
. All spectators driving into Lory State Park will be required to purchase a Colorado State Parks Pass, $7 for a daily pass or $70 for an annual pass, good for 12 months at all state parks.
Lory State Park, located in beautiful Bellvue, Colorado, offers visitors a variety of rugged terrain and the stunning vistas of the northern Colorado Front Range. The park covers almost 2,600 acres and features 26 miles of trails that lead through forest, meadows and rock-outcroppings, offering visitors great terrain for mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, bouldering, and horseback riding. Additional information on Lory State Park is available at: www.parks.state.co.us/Parks/Lory
Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado's 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado's economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state's favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Colorado State Parks also manage more than 4,300 campsites, and 63 cabins and yurts. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit www.parks.state.co.us