Bobcat Trail Races 5K, 10K, 25k, and 50k


Oct 14 2023

Bobcat Trail Races 5K, 10K, 25k, and 50k

Bobcat Trail Races was created to feature one of Colorado Springs’ best city parks, Palmer Park.  Runners will enjoy views of the city and Pikes Peak from the sandstone bluffs, while running all of the best trails the park has to offer! Don’t let this city park fool you…it has some of the most technical trails in the area!   Come out and enjoy this amazing trail system and the best view of the Front Range Mountains, right in the heart of the city!

Course Information

Aid Station Mileage, Cutoff Times, and Course Limit Information​​

Bobcat Trail Race Guide

See the 2023 Race Guide!

Cupless Aid Station Information

That’s right! We have gone cupless!


What does that mean?

  • Water dispensers will be located at the start/finish line and at every aid station.

  • Runners can use these to fill bladders, bottles​, and reusable cups

  • Gloved volunteers will pour sodas/misc drinks into runners’ reusable cups.

Travel Information

Check out the Travel Page for information about lodging and recreation!

Packet Pickup

Date: Friday, October 13, 2023

Time: 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Location:  Colorado Running Company

5262 North Nevada Avenue #140

Colorado Springs, CO 80918​

Race Day Packet Pick-Up

Saturday, October 14, 2023

6:00 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. – 50K and 25K Packet Pickup

6:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. – 10K Packet Pickup

6:00 a.m. – 8:15 a. m.  – 5k Packet Pickup

Check-in and Packet Pickup at the starting line

Information Regarding Packet Pickup Process:

  • You will need to have a photo ID in order to receive your packet.

  • Runners may pick up the goody bag and shirt of a registered runner, who will not be in attendance.

  • Runners may not pick up someone else’s bib.

  • Entries are non-transferable

  • See race guide for all information about packet pickup.

Race Morning Schedule

Race Day Packet Pick-Up

Saturday, October 14, 2023

Starts at 6:00 a.m.

Check-in and Packet Pickup at the starting line

7:00 a.m. – 50k and 25K Start

8:00 a.m. – 10k start

8:30 a.m. – 5k start

10 minutes before each race start – pre-race announcement


Directions to Start/Finish Line

GPS Coordinates (Google Maps)

38°52’07.8″N 104°45’35.4″W

Palmer Park is located in Colorado Springs at Maizeland and Academy, the physical address is 3560 Maizeland Road. The start will be located near the pavilion and baseball diamonds. Park in designated parking spots only.

Finish Line Information

The finish line is located in the exact same location as the starting line. We will be serving runner approved goodies! We’ll also have water, soda, etc available.

Runner Perks

All runners will receive a custom race shirt and a finishers’ medal.


The FAQ page contains  information about:


-Race Rules

-Distance Changes

-Cancelation, transfer, and no refund policy

-Other Runner Requirements​


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Volunteer with Mad Moose

Do you like helping your fellow runners succeed? Do you want to support your favorite race company? Do you enjoy giving back to this awesome community? Consider volunteering at one of our future events! As if getting to give back to the running community wasn’t enough, we want to show our gratitude by having all volunteers earn credits toward FREE race entries of your choice! (Friends and Family – You can earn race credits for your runner to use toward their next Mad Moose Event!)

Click HERE for more details about volunteering with Mad Moose!


Oct 14 2023


7:00 AM - 5:00 PM


35 - 130


Palmer Park, Colorado Springs, Co
3560 Maizeland Road, Colorado Springs, CO
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