This race is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Please thank them by giving them your business!
Serving the community since 1882, t First National Bank of Durango is Durango's truly local bank. From the moment you walk in the door, you will know that taking good care of their customers is their top priority. And, they are a generous supporter of many important causes in our community. Big thanks to First National Bank of Durango for being our presenting sponsor for the Thirsty 13 Half Marathon!
The Thirsty 13 Half Marathon is a partnership with the Durango Running Club. In addition to helping to put on great races like the Thirsty 13, the Durango Running Club also hosts weekly group runs, track workouts, and social gatherings for runners.
Backcountry Experience is our favorite place in town to find the best footwear for all our outdoor adventures. Whether you're looking for new trail runners, hiking boots, or climbing shoes, you'll get a one-on-one shoe fit experience with their expert staff. And with an expansive collection of apparel and gear, they'll help you outfit any adventure. Backcountry Experience is a huge supporter of the Durango running community and we are proud to partner with them on this race!
Ska Brewing makes some of the best beer you'll find anywhere! What better place to put the finish line for our race! These guys are pioneers in the craft beer industry. And they are big supporters of the Durango running community. So many good beers to choose from... Mexican Logger, Pin Stripe, Modus Hoperandi, Euphoria, True Blonde, and many more.
Next Level is the exclusive leader in the Four Corners area for audio, video, security, surveillance, smart home automation, and IT services. They can do it all -- home theater installation, outdoor entertainment solutions, video conferencing, computer networks, and more.
When you're faced with a chronic joint pain, you want to choose a specialized center with a track record of excellent outcomes and outstanding customer service. Mercy Orthopedic Associates is just that, which is why we're the region's leader in joint replacement.
Where athletes get better. Mercy Sports Medicine is Durango's source for comprehensive care for athletes of all levels. In addition to evaluating and treating injured athletes, Mercy Sports Medicine is a resource for sports performance testing and performance enhancement training.
Work up an appetite on that run, because Nini's Taqueria is our official food sponsor at the finish line! Abby and Andy are long-time supporters of running events in Durango, and Andy will be out there running with you on race day. Stop by Nini's on Main Ave. near College Drive for the best burritos, tacos, and quesadillas in town.
Excavation, renovation and landscaping projects come in all shapes and sizes, from major restorations to driveway/landscape grading to lawn and flowerbed additions. As a homeowner, contractor, or landscaper, anyone putting a shovel in the ground needs to call Colorado 811 (by dialing 811) (or click on the website at www.CO811.org) at least three business days before beginning excavation projects.
Feet throb after running that race? Sprain? Strain? Animas Foot and Ankle is Durango's premiere ankle and foot specialist. They offer a variety of treatments for when you just can't do the things you like anymore. They are a step above the rest and want to get you back to the lifestyle you enjoy. Ask about their new laser treatment!
Crossfit Catacombs is our official fitness partner for the Thirsty 13 Half Marathon! If you are looking for a gym to support you in your fitness goals, you will not find a more caring community or a more committed, passionate coaching staff anywhere around. They have a great training program designed for Spring and Summer that can help you on your way to the finish line.
When it comes to getting a mortgage, you want someone you can trust -- a local business with a great reputation. Jeanne Szczech at Arete Mortgage has been a trusted mortgage broker in Durango for many years. Plus, she's a distance runner like us. She'll be out there with you in the Thirsty 13. We'll see if we can keep up!
We are so excited to have Homewood Suites as our hotel partner! This brand new hotel is just a block from the finish line at Ska Brewing. The suites are extra-spacious and comfy! Homewood Suites by Hilton provides complimentary full buffet breakfast every morning, and Monday through Thursday evenings, a complimentary dinner with beer and wine for all registered guests.
Zuke’s is a leading provider of natural pet treats and a dog food innovator. With the launch of Zuke’s® Ascent™ Natural Dog Food, the company holds strong to its nutritional philosophy, which is rooted in the belief that nature gives our dogs everything they need to keep going. Strong believers in being active and exploring the world with our dogs, the Zuke’s team has been creating trail-tested recipes using the earth’s best ingredients to fuel those adventures since day one.
Morehart Murphy is the leading auto dealership in the Four Corners region, offering vehicles from Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, GMC, Jeep, Ram, and Subaru. We are honored to have this great local business as a supporting partner for our race!