T-Bird Trek: Sept. 17, 2017

Registration now open for the 2017 T-Bird Trek Half Marathon, 10K and 5K  races:

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2017 T-Bird Trek

Many thanks to our 2017 title sponsor for help making this race possible:

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Race Trifecta

The T-Bird Trek a proud supporter of the 50 States Half Marathon Club

For runners, family, and friends, showcasing the Casper College campus and community

The race begins on the scenic Casper College Campus, overlooking the City of Casper to the north and beautiful Casper Mountain to the south. The recently completed Campus Plaza serves as a focal point for the third annual event that will attract both local and out-of-town racers.

2017 Registration Information

Registration fees are non-refundable. Registration for the Half-Marathon ends on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Same day registration allowed for 5K and 10K participants. (Register by September 4,  2017, to be guaranteed a race t-shirt. Registrations after September 1,  2017 are not guaranteed their choice of shirt size.)

RACE DAY REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ONLY FOR 5K ($35) and 10K ($45)

5K free for children under age 12 with a registered adult. NOTE: No T-shirt or chip timing for runners under age 12 in the 5K.

No race day registration for the half-marathon. 

Too far from Casper? Race Virtually!  Do a virtual T-bird Trek and get the shirt. It's exactly the same. The only difference is you get to choose where and when.  Check out the details.

RACE1/1/17 - 5/31/176/1/17 - 8/15/178/15/17 - 9/16/17
Half Marathon$55$60$70
Half Marathon (2-Person) Relay$75$80$90
10K$35$40$45
5K$20$25$35

2017 Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up for the Half-Marathon, 10K and 5K for those who pre-registered:

  • Saturday, Sep. 16, 2017, 12-4 p.m.
    • Casper College Gateway Building, 3rd Floor Lobby
    • 125 College Dr., Casper, WY 82601

Race Day Details

Race day registration:
  • 10K: 6-6:30 a.m.
  • 5K: 6-7:00 a.m.
  • No race day registration for the Half-Marathon
Race start times:
  • Half-Marathon* and 10K: 7 a.m. 
  • 5K: 7:30 a.m.

*Runners interested in a non-timed, early start of 6:30 a.m., please email racedirector@caspercollege.edu for permission and further details. The course closes at 1 p.m. and there will not be runner support after that time.

Post-race breakfast for all.

Course details and restrictions:

We respectfully request that runners on the half-marathon and 10K courses not wear earbuds or headphones while running. Runners must share the road with vehicle traffic and unnecessary impairment of hearing is discouraged. We apologize for any inconvenience in advance.

Half-Marathon — map (PDF) and elevation map

  • Start at the crosswalk outside the Student Union-UW/CC Building on the Casper College campus, turning right and heading east onto College Drive until the stoplight.
  • At the stoplight, double back along the other side of College Drive, make a left at Lisco Drive and pass the Nolte Gateway Center on your right.
  • Go straight through the intersection of T-Bird Drive and take the next left followed immediately by a right onto Casper Mountain Road.
  • Follow Casper Mountain Road south, going straight through the intersection of WY-258 (Outer Drive) and straight through the intersection with Garden Creek Road.
  • Continue up Casper Mountain Road until the scenic lookout.
  • Turn around and retrace your steps back to the Student Union-UW/CC Building on the Casper College campus.

10K — map (PDF) and  elevation map

  • Start at the crosswalk outside the Student Union-UW/CC Building on the Casper College campus, turning right and heading east onto College Drive until the stoplight.
  • At the stoplight, double back along the other side of College Drive, make a left at Lisco Drive and pass the Nolte Gateway Center on your right.
  • Go straight through the intersection of T-Bird Drive and take the next left followed immediately by a right onto Casper Mountain Road.
  • Follow Casper Mountain Road south through the intersection of WY-258 (Outer Drive).
  • Stay on Casper Mountain Road where it intersects with the driveway for Lord of Lords Lutheran Church.
  • Turn around and retrace your steps back to the Student Union-UW/CC Building on the Casper College campus.

5K — map (PDF) and elevation map

  • Start at the crosswalk outside the Student Union-UW/CC Building on the Casper College campus, turning right and heading east onto College Drive until the stoplight.
  • At the stoplight, double back along the other side of College Drive, make a left at Lisco Drive and pass the Nolte Gateway Center on your right.
  • Continue on Lisco Drive. STAY ON LISCO DRIVE AS IT TURNS INTO JOSENDAL ROAD. 
  • Adjacent to the Werner Agricultural Pavilion, take a left into the parking lot northeast of the McMurry Career Studies Center. Stay in the parking lot adjacent to Josendal Road.
  • Exit the opposite side of the parking lot and take a left back onto Josendal Road. Continue on Josendal Road until it intersects with Campus Drive. 
  • Turn right onto Campus Drive.
  • Just past the entrance to the parking lots on your left, exit Campus Drive to the footpath approaching the Thorson Institute of Business.
  • Keep the Thorson Institute of Business on your right and pass between it and the Wold Physical Science Center on your left.
  • At Lisco Drive, make a right turn and pass the Nolte Gateway Center on your right.
  • Continue on Lisco Drive, through the parking lot at the McMurry Career Studies Center as you did before.
  • Continue to Campus Drive, as before.
  • Do not take the footpath towards the Thorson Institute of Business and instead remain on Campus Drive until you reach the finish line.
2017 Lodging

The Ramkota in Casper is offering special rates to Trek participants and their families. Follow this reservation link to receive a discount when booking online. (The "Corporate/Promotion Code" is TREK)

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Our Mission

To provide a quality, challenging, scenic, safe and fun running event for runners of all abilities to:

✓ promote healthy lifestyles
✓ showcase the completion of the Casper College Master Building Plan
✓ thank the Casper community for its ongoing support of Casper College
✓ support the Casper College Foundation and Alumni Association

Contact Us

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
307-268-2218
racedirector@caspercollege.edu

Support the T-Bird Trek

Download sponsorship opportunities packet (PDF)