Hundreds turn out for Carbon Valley Half Marathon

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By John Carr

The Carbon Valley Half Marathon in Frederick and Firestone drew about 600 participants Saturday, May 17.


The race covered 13.1 miles of trails around Frederick and Firestone starting and ending at the Firestone Sports Complex. In addition to the 13.1-mile half-marathon, there was also a 1/2 marathon relay, a 5K and a 1 mile fun run.

Organizers hoped to raise $25,000 for Children’s Hospital Colorado and for Autism Research through the Autism Treatment Network.