The Annual Rundola
Telluride's Fourth of July Foot Race
What: The Telluride Foundation is hosting the annual Fourth of July foot race, the Rundola. The Rundola is an open registration uphill foot race open from Telluride to the ridge the parallels the gondola. Telluride Foundation is the host and organizer. The race is capped at 400 runners.
Where: Runners start at the base of the gondola on the town of Telluride side and finish at the top of the ridge. Runners and hikers will climb up the Telluride Trail (4,600 feet long, 40 feet wide with a 13% grade) or just bushwhack to the top of the gondola. There is an elevation gain of 1,810 feet.
When: The run will start at 8 a.m. on July 4th. Runners will walk back to Telluride or Mountain Village after the race. Kid's Hill is cancelled for 2021.
Registration is only available online ONLY. Use your phone, laptop, or other device to complete. Online registration prices will increase to $40 on July 3rd and $50 on July 4th if we don't sell out. There is no on-site registration available. NO REFUNDS! NO BIB TRANSFERS!
Packet Pick-up: July 3rd from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm at Oak Street Plaza in the Town of Telluride. Get there early to secure your shirt size - first come, first served. Bib/packet pick-up on race day, July 4th from 7:00 - 7:50.
REGISTRATION IS ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE.
Who: Anyone who wants to race, run, hike! You must be registered and have a race bib to participate.
Categories: By age group & gender (13 & under; 14-18; 19-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60yrs.+)
Why: The goal of the event is to incorporate an athletic event into the Fourth of July festivities. An athletic event was the only thing missing from the fabulous weekend of festivities in Telluride before the Rundola was started. The event is put on by the Telluride Foundation and any proceeds from the event will benefit the Telluride Foundation.
Awards: Medals will be awarded to top three athletes in each category and will be mailed to you. PLEASE CONFIRM YOUR MAILING/SHIPPING ADDRESS when registering A grand prize pack will be awarded to the fastest overall man & fastest overall woman.
Demo TNF Vectiv Trail Shoes: Our prize sponsor The North Face Telluride will be hosting a free TNF Vectiv trail shoes demo exclusively for Rundola racers! Check in at the TNF Vectiv Demo tent when you pick up your race packets on 7/3 between 10-12, and check out the Future of Trail.
Vectiv Demo participants will be eligible to pick up some TNF swag, enter a raffle to win a pair of TNF Vectiv trail shoes - plus some other sweet TNF prizes. All demo participants will also qualify for a special gift with purchase offer at TNF Telluride in Mountain Village.
(Vectiv Demo is limited to sizes on hand, first come first served, so don’t be late!)
Grand Prize: Yeti Hopper Cooler & Gift Cert to The National
First Place finishers all receive a prize from Northface
Award Pickup: Awards can also be picked up on Monday, July 5th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm at the Telluride Foundation patio - 220 East Colorado Suite 106.
Supporters: Thank you to Telluride Ski & Golf, U.S. Forest Service, and the Town of Mountain Village.
Sponsors: Telluride Foundation, Telluride Sports, Lumiere Telluride, Yeti Coolers, Telluride Properties, Telluride Express, Payscape, Telluride Eco Cleaners, the National, Northface, Alpine Bank, Home Loan