Tri the Rim, Running Portion, Fort Lewis College, Durango, COLocation: Roads and trails around Fort Lewis College Campus

Distance: 3.1 Miles (5K)

Laps: 1 lap (Figure 8 - two distinct loops)

Logistics of the running portion: The Run crosses the Bike route at 5 places.  Runners yield to cyclists at those crossovers. The run course is on both trail and road. Please use caution on both surfaces. Follow the course marshals as they direct you where you need to go. Please review the separate Run Course map.


  • Turn left out of transition and proceed to run chute on grass to the far side of the paved path (which is the bike return)
  • Continue on grass turning right on grass where it meets the paved road through campus
  • Merge slightly left onto paved path that bears right as it goes around the Amphitheater and follow until making a left just before the Clock Tower.  Follow arrows to small dirt trail at east end of EBH parking lot
  • Cross Rim Drive and continue down dirt trail to 8th Ave
  • Cross 8th Ave. and proceed on dirt road that runs behind Bader/Snyder Dorm and Apartments
  • Follow dirt road till it runs back into 8th Ave
  • Cross 8th. Ave. and head through turn-around circle to go through breezeway connecting Concert Hall and Center for Southwest Studies
  • Turn left onto sidewalk that heads towards center of campus
  • Make a right on pavement that heads back towards transition area
  • Follow this path and LAP sign past transition area and to north side of Crofton Hall
  • Turn left after Crofton Hall and run straight along the sidewalk through the quad towards Berndt Hall
  • Turn left on sidewalk towards EBH
  • Turn next right to go between EBH and Berndt Hall, go down sidewalk towards EBH parking lot
  • Turn right and head out to Rim Drive
  • Cross Rim Drive and take a right to be running along left side of road
  • Follow Rim Drive until the Rim Trail entrance immediately in front of chapel
  • Follow the Rim Trail as marked until you exit back on the north side of Rim Drive
  • Continue briefly on Rim Drive towards Skyhawk Ave.
  • Turn right on Skyhawk Ave
  • Follow the road to the left of the turnaround circle and onto path towards transition. Turn right on pavement heading back toward transition
  • Follow the signs to the FINISH!

Run Course Rules:

  • Again, no music/ear buds allowed
  • On the trail portions of the course, alert another participant if you plan to pass around them

Download instructions (PDF)

Download map of the course (PDF)