Tri the Rim Triathlon - Running


Tri the Rim, Running Portion, Fort Lewis College, Durango, COLocation: Around Fort Lewis College Campus

Distance: 5K

Laps: 1 lap

Logistics of the running portion:

The running course is on both trail and road. Please use caution on both surfaces.


  • Turn left out of transition area towards clock tower
  • Go to the left of the clock tower towards Reed Library
  • Take a sharp right down towards EBH
  • Take a sharp left back towards the Reed Library
  • Take a right into the EBH parking lot
  • Head out of EBH parking lot and cross Rim drive to the dirt trail.
  • Follow trail until 8th Ave.
  • Cross 8th Ave. and proceed on dirt road that runs behind Bader/Snyders 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 dark pavement that heads back towards transition area.
  • Follow this path past transition area and behind Crofton Hall
  • Turn left after Crofton Hall and run straight along the sidewalk through the quad towards Berndt Hall
  • Turn left towards EBH
  • Turn 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 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 on Rim Drive towards Skyhawk Ave. (formally Rader Ave.)
  • Turn right on Skyhawk Ave.
  • Follow the road to the right of the turnaround circle
  • Turn right on the dark pavement and head toward the Amphitheatre

  You're finished!

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